Vitinic 10mg Tablet

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Introduction

Vitinic 10mg Tablet is a medicine used along with controlled ultraviolet light for effective treatment of certain skin diseases like vitiligo and psoriasis.

Vitinic 10mg Tablet is taken after meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Taking with food helps to increase the absorption of the medication as well as decrease nausea. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects of Vitinic 10mg Tablet are nausea, itching, and redness of the skin. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make dizziness worse.

Taking this medicine makes the skin more sensitive to the sun. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Try to avoid exposure of your skin and lips to sunlight for eight hours after treatment.

Uses of Vitinic Tablet

Benefits of Vitinic Tablet

In Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a condition in which the skin loses its natural color in patches. Vitinic 10mg Tablet effectively blocks that process in the skin that leads to discoloration. It also reduces any redness, rash, pain, or itchiness that may be caused by this condition. This improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes. You should always take it as prescribed to get the full benefits.

In Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a condition where the skin cells in the body grow too quickly and form scales and dry patches. They can grow anywhere, but most appear on the scalp, elbows, knees, and lower back. Vitinic 10mg Tablet reduces the scaly, itchy patches along with other symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling, or irritation which may develop on the different parts of the body. Use it for as long as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. It may take several months to become fully effective. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

Side effects of Vitinic Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Vitinic

  • Itching
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Nausea

How to use Vitinic Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Vitinic 10mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Vitinic Tablet works

Vitinic 10mg Tablet is an organic compound. It is used along with ultraviolet-A irradiation. It works by decreasing the number of cells the skin makes.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Vitinic 10mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vitinic 10mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
Vitinic 10mg Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Vitinic 10mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vitinic 10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Vitinic 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vitinic 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Vitinic 10mg Tablet is prescribed along with UV-A rays for the treatment of vitiligo and psoriasis.
  • Take this treatment (methoxsalen and UVA) two or three times a week with the treatment spaced at least forty-eight hours apart.  
  • Always take Vitinic 10mg Tablet 2 hours before UV radiation exposure along with food or milk.
  • Take a plain shower before your treatment to keep your skin clean, and pat dry.
  • Do not use perfumes, aftershave, deodorants or other cosmetics and toiletries while using Vitinic 10mg Tablet as they make your skin even more sensitive causing blistering of your skin.
  • Use extra caution for at least 48 hours following each treatment. After each treatment, cover your skin for at least 8 hours by wearing protective clothing.
     
  • Never take Vitinic 10mg Tablet more than the prescribed dose as it may cause burning or blistering of your skin after exposure to UV light.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Psoralens Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Psoralen & derivatives

Patient concerns

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vitiligo on lips, my father also vitiligo
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Difficult to treat, you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
vitiligo 60% all along the body No family histroy of vitiligo
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi Kindly consult to Ayurvedic doctor at your local city area , face to face consult is needed.
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FAQs

Q. What is Vitinic 10mg Tablet used for?

Vitinic 10mg Tablet is used along with ultraviolet light (found in sunlight and some special lamps) in a treatment to treat vitiligo (a disease in which skin color is lost), and psoriasis (a skin condition associated with red and scaly patches), and treatment of white blood cells (called photopheresis) and is used to treat the skin problems associated with mycosis fungoides, which is a type of lymphoma

Q. How does Vitinic 10mg Tablet work?

Vitinic 10mg Tablet works by modifying the way by which skin cells receive the ultraviolet light A (UVA) radiation, thereby clearing up the disease.

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203, Anmol Business Centre, Vrundavan Colony, Near Navrang School Six Roads, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad-380009. (INDIA)
Country of origin: India

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