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Allantoin is used as a medicated moisturiser which prevents or treats dry, rough, scaly, skin and minor skin irritations such as skin burns, diaper rash, from radiation therapy. It can be used effectively and safely with no side effects. However, stinging, redness, burning or irritation on the skin may occur. If there are signs of skin infections of skin allergy from the medicine, consult your doctor immediately.

If you have skin cuts, infections, sores, acne breakouts or other health problems, consult your doctor before using this drug. Do not use it if you have faced allergic reactions to Allantoin or any of its ingredients previously. Let your doctor know about your skin care products and other medicines that you are taking during the time of treatment.

The use of Allantoin is generally considered to be safe and effective. It comes as a cream to apply topically as instructed by your healthcare professional. It is recommended to be applied as a thin layer on the affected area of the skin, usually three time a day.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.
  • Nutritional Deficiencies

  • Nausea

  • Portal Vein Fibrosis

  • Blockade Of Portal Blood Vessels

  • Dry Hair

  • Headache

  • Heartburn

  • Hepatobiliary Disorder

  • Liver Toxicity

  • Sore Throat

  • Stiffness Of Face

  • Disorientation

  • Fatigue

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Trioclin gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Allantoin as ingredient

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Allantoin induces a histological healing profile of the wound. This causes improvement of the skin by way of fast reestablishment of the normal skin. However, data in this matter regarding the precise mechanism of action is still very limited.

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