Information about D-Panthenol

D-Panthenol Uses

D-Panthenol is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How D-Panthenol works

D-Panthenol provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects of D-Panthenol

Allergic reaction
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Expert advice for D-Panthenol

D- panthenol (vitamin B5) should preferably be taken with food to avoid stomach upset.
Do not take D-Panthenol, if you are allergic to it.
Do not take dexpanthenol, a derivative of pantothenic acid, if you have hemophilia or gastrointestinal blockage. Immediately consult a doctor, if you get rash, hives, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).
Tell your doctor before taking D-Panthenol:
  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement.
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances.

Frequently asked questions for D-Panthenol


Q. What is D-Panthenol? What is it used for?

D-Panthenol is a synthetic form of water soluble Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid). This medicine is used as a moisturizer and it also promotes wound healing. If not sure, consult your doctor regarding its use.

Q. How to use D-Panthenol?

Before using D-Panthenol, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If D-Panthenol gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. Is D-Panthenol effective?

D-Panthenol is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using D-Panthenol too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using D-Panthenol?

Be careful not to get D-Panthenol into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use D-Panthenol if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with D-Panthenol with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use D-Panthenol only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use D-Panthenol?

If you forget to use D-Panthenol, do not worry and continue using D-Panthenol as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Is D-Panthenol safe?

D-Panthenol is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.


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