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Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel

Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Adapalene
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Used to treat acne, Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel belongs to a class of drugs called retinoids. It decreases the formation of blackheads and helps to renew skin faster. It helps to heal pimples quicker too by reducing skin inflammation and swelling.

If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel, it is not be used. If you suffer from sunburn or eczema, its usage is not advised as well. Alert your doctor if you are allergic to Vitamin A drugs and other retinoid drugs such as isotretinoin.

The medicine is usually found in a cream form, and must not be applied to abrasions, cuts or sunburned skin. Avoid contact with eyes as it may cause redness and irritation. Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel may cause your skin to become sunburned easily, so it is advisable to limit your time in the sun.

Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel may cause some burning and stinging earlier on. Peeling, redness, scaling and dryness of skin may be seen too. Find medical attention immediately if you experience rashes, difficulty in breathing and swelling of face and lips.

In addition to its intended effect, Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Vaginal inflammation
Vulvovaginal discomfort.
Is It safe with alcohol?
No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Accare 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?
Accare gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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 have the same composition, strength and form as Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Talent India
Ipca Laboratories Ltd
Galderma India Pvt Ltd
Ochoa Laboratories Ltd
Dr. Johns Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Panzer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.

Popular Questions & Answers

I am a 55 year old female with hypothyroidism and my BP shoots up to 150/85 when I am lying down. Also I have indigestion for the last one week. Would like to know the reason.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am a 55 year old female with hypothyroidism and my BP shoots up to 150/85 when I am lying down. Also I have indiges...
Dear Ms. lybrate-user, Please check your TSH levels. If not under control, take the advice of your doctor to control it. Probably, your Blood pressure should come down with that. If your pressure is high despite normal TSH levels, he can start with a small dose of antihypertensive medication to control it. But before starting the medicine, make changes in your lifestyle vwith respect to diet & exercise. Also consume a simple diet with lots of fruits & vegetables to set your digestive system in order.
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Mere front teeth k gum kat gye h jiske karn tooth ke beech me gap agye h unko wapas pehle Jese krne ke liye Kya karu any home remedies plzzzz suggest me doctor.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Mere front teeth k gum kat gye h jiske karn tooth ke beech me gap agye h unko wapas pehle Jese krne ke liye Kya karu ...
It will not get benefited much by home remedies... Still you may massage your gums with turmeric and salt twice daily.
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Today is my cd 12. Follicular study says that right ovarian follicle is 19*17 mm and the left ovarian follicle contains multiple tiny follicles. Is this normal? I'm able to ovulate or not? It is the symptoms of pcos?

MSc Applied Biology, Diploma in Naturopathy
Ayurveda, Delhi
Today is my cd 12. Follicular study says that right ovarian follicle is 19*17 mm and the left ovarian follicle contai...
Often, women with PCOS fail to ovulate and release an egg. The condition is called an-ovulation. When egg is not released, it can form a small cyst or. Over time, many of these cysts are developed in the ovary, which is called ?polycystic ovaries? . Ovulatory failure can lead to following menstrual symptoms including absent or infrequent periods, irregular menstrual flow (either very heavy or very light), extreme cramping, bloating, or even nausea........but your details lacking rest advise on KNOWING MENARCHE , cd12 details , symptoms ......but all can be treated naturally if nothing major pathology ....

I am 23 years old, I do not used any other medicine before and recently I have been using deriva bpo gel once a day applying only on the infected area. Can I apply it all over my face instead of only the infected area.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
I am 23 years old, I do not used any other medicine before and recently I have been using deriva bpo gel once a day a...
Deriva Bpo Gel is used for Acne, Pimples, Severe acne on face, Acne vulgaris, Blackheads, Spots and other conditions. Deriva Bpo Gel may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

M 26 years unmarried girl. Main apna pura health checkup karne chahti hu. Plzz suggest kaun kan se test karwaun. I have some health issues like. 1. Weight gain 2. Irregular periods 3. Morning Sickness 4. Joints pain 5. Always white discharge or watery discharge 6. Low immunity 7. Low stamina 8. Not able to loose weight 9. Headache 10. Pain in tummy left syd after the periods over 11. Mood swings very soon.

Homeopath, Secunderabad
M 26 years unmarried girl.
Main apna pura health checkup karne chahti hu. Plzz suggest kaun kan se test karwaun.
I ha...
Do not worry. Have patience and implement certain changes in your life style. Start with mild exercise every day and increase the duration over the next few weeks. Eat only healthy food (homemade is preferable) and avoid all junk food or outside food and beverages. Have more natural food (fruits and vegetables) which will not only nourish your body but also help reduce your weight naturally. Drink enough water (8-10 glasses of water or more ). Sleep at the right time every day (7-8 hrs sleep is good for maintaining good metabolism and biorhythm ). You can add Homeopathy which is based on holistic approach towards health. You can contact me or chat online for a detailed consultation.

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Sleep Apnea - Know Its Causes and Symptoms!

MBBS, MS - ENT ( Gold Medalist Honors )
ENT Specialist, Gurgaon
Sleep Apnea - Know Its Causes and Symptoms!

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder in which you experience frequent breathing pauses while sleeping. In case of some, the pauses may last for just a few seconds, while for others, it may continue for a few minutes. Sleep apnea is generally chronic in nature. There are three types of sleep apnea, namely Central, Obstructive and Complex sleep apnea. Central sleep apnea occurs if the brain fails to transmit signals to the muscles responsible for your breathing functions. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs due to relaxation of your throat muscles. Complex sleep apnea refers to a combined condition of both central and obstructive sleep apnea.

Some of the possible causes of sleep apnea are as follows: 

  1. Blockage of airway during sleep can cause sleep apnea
  2. Putting on weight can cause obstructive sleep apnea
  3. In some cases, large tonsil tissues can lead to obstructive sleep apnea in small children
  4. Intake of certain medicines like Oxycontin or MS Contin can cause central sleep apnea
  5. Male people are more prone to sleep apnea
  6. Smoking is also a potent trigger for sleep apnea
  7. At times, high blood pressure can induce sleep apnea
  8. Suffering from sinus can also lead to sleep apnea
  9. Large neck size (more than 16 inches) may cause sleep apnea

In case of some people, sleep apnea might be an inherited condition.

The most common symptoms of sleep apnea are mentioned below:

  • Sometimes, obstructive sleep apnea is accompanied by choking or snorting sounds.
  • You may encounter breathing trouble while sleeping, leading to a disruption of your sleep.
  • Maximum times, sleep apnea is accompanied by snoring.
  • Sleep apnea leads to a dry mouth, which can disturb your sleep.
  • You may feel dizzy during daytime.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ent Specialist.

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Know More About Kidney Stones!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology
Urologist, Delhi
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Hi, I am Dr Sarwar Eqbal. I am Urologist and I hav done MBBS in the year 1999, MS in General surgeon in 2002. Later I have done snior residency in Urology from reputed Insitute of Delhi. Then I have done the urology in kidney transplant in Sir Gangaram Hospital, Delhi, in the year of 2008. I am working as a consultant urologist from last 8 years. And I would have attached to reputed hospitals in the Delhi NCR region.

Today I am going to talk about the major problem which people are facing in Delhi, that is, Urolithiasis or Kidney stones. The kidney stone issue has become very commonin the Delhi-NCR region. Out of 8-10 cases of OPD, we a can see 5-6 cases of kidney stone, and it is more common in male. The most common cause we see is an inadequate hydrateion body because of which there occur crystallization of urine which sediments in kidney and become stones later on. So , you have to be more carefull about your health. This kind of problem is very common in summers because of the sweating, there is a lack of water in the body which gets precipitated in the kidney and takes the shape of a stone.

Stone is one of the common cause of destruction or damage of the kidney world wide. So, what we do in case of the kidney stone?

The first thing is the awareness. They should know the cause of kidney stones, or how it can be checked or prevented. So, keep yourself hydrated throughout the summer. You are supposed to have that much amount of water which can make you produce atleast 2 litres of urine pe day.

In certain cases, it is very common amongst the family. May be in the family, or may be related to some kind of food which is very common, specially the non veg which may cause urinary stones.

Now, let us come to the different kind of stones which is vry common all around India;

  • Oxalate stone
  • Ureteral stones and the other stone

Now, what does these Kidney stones cause?

These types of stones are formed in the kidney and they grow with time and they can take the size of the stone, ehrein they are called size of the kidney. So they start forming in the kidney. If proper precautions are not taken , they can take the shape of the kidney and can enlarge to the kidney size. This is called staghorn calculus, which can cause complete destruction of kidney and leads to kidney failure. When the stone size is small, they can cause obstruction of the kidney at certain point, like the pigeon of the kidney is the common cause of obstruction, which leads to swelling in the kidney, pain, infection. If it is not treated on time, it can cause complete damage to kidney permanently. They can trickle down to uretor. Uretor is a line that connects kidney and the urinary bladder. So, they can obstruct the uretor at any point of kidney upto the bladder level. This can cause urinary chronic which is a severe pain associated with Nausea, vomiting, burning sensations and also sometimes can cause blood in the urine. If it is not treated on time, it can lead to complete destruction of kidney.

Sometimes these stones enetrs the urinary bladder and can choke the urethera. Due to this, patients may have some problem in passing urine, which is called obstruction of the retention of urine for which we may require catheterization and later the removal of the stone.

What are the modality in the treatment of kidney stones?

The modalities depends on the size of the kidney stones as well as the location of the stones. The other parameters like the diabetes, hypertension, CADS related conditions with the patients.

The size and position of the stone. 

The management depends on the stone size and the location. If the size of the stone is < 1 cm and lies anywhere inside the kidney. Then the treatment procedure is very simple, which is known as ESWL lithotripsy. It requires some small waves targeting the stones which makes the stone pulverised (sand like) and expelled out through the urine itself. But if the stone size is big, like more than 1 cm or 1.5 cm, then the choice of treatment will be miniperc. And if the size of the stone is < 1.5 cm and the patient is not ready for ESWL. Because ESWL requires some staging, then the other great option is RIRS, which is known as the Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery.

In RIRS, we put the endocscope through urinary passage and break the stone through laser. The fragments are taken out from the kidney itself. The patient does not require any kind of incision, not even the button hole incision. When the stone is inside the ureter, then the treatment of choice is URS, which is called Ureteroscopy. If the stone is inside the bladder, then the treatment procedure will be Laser lithotipsy. In this process, we pass the endoscope through the bladder and pulverise the stone and take out the fragments through it.

If you have any such problem. Like stones in the kidney or ureter or bladder, you can contact me through Lybrate.

Thank you.


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Know More About Obesity

MSc. Foods & Nutrition, BSc. Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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How to manage Obesity?

Hello everyone. I am Ms. Kanchan Patwardhan. I am clinical dietician and nutritionist, working in this field for the last 22 years. See, today I am going to speak about Obesity.

What is the biggest killer today? It is not war. It is not natural calamities. It is not diseases but the lifestyle. You know, the major cause of all problems is obesity. So, today we are going to talk about obesity and generally when obesity comes and when you are on weight loss programs so generally people think that you have to eat tasteless food, boiled food and starvation, you have to only eat soups, you have to only eat salads, and it is a total torture for your body isn’t? But believe me, diet is a mind game. Kanchan House Of Health and Nutrition prepares a diet for you which not only satisfies your taste buds but definitely going to help you in weight loss also. We don’t give any yogo diet. We will make sure you will have all the food groups including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals.

We calculate everything and we give it to you according to your lifestyle, not according to my lifestyle. This is the biggest benefit if you take Kanchan’s House of Health and Nutrition’s diet. So when we talk about dieting, generally people think that eating soups and salads is diet or eating boiled food or eating tasteless food without spices is diet but believe me, diet is not like that. When your diet is good and tasty, then only you can sustain it for a longer period. Otherwise, in between you will stop that dieting and you will not achieve your diet plan or diet goals.

So if you want you can join Kanchan’s House of Health and Nutrition and we will give you the best diet which suits your necessity, which suits your requirement, which is actually according to your region, your time, your pattern, so whenever you want to join us, please contact us and keep watching my videos. Thank you very much.

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Lybrate | Dr. M.S. Goshal speaks on IMPORTANCE OF TREATING ACNE EARLY

Dermatologist, Kolkata
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Lybrate | Dr. M.S. Goshal speaks on IMPORTANCE OF TREATING ACNE EARLY 

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How Do Sexual Problems Affect Men?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Delhi
How Do Sexual Problems Affect Men?

Sexual arousal, response and orgasm require messages to be sent between the brain and sexual organs, via the spinal cord.

If there is MS related nerve damage in the parts of the brain and spinal cord that are involved, men may have problems with erections and ejaculation.

What is sexual dysfunction?

Sexual dysfunction is any physical or psychological problem that prevents you or your partner from getting sexual satisfaction. Male sexual dysfunction is a common health problem affecting men of all ages, but is more common with increasing age. Treatment can often help men suffering from sexual dysfunction.

The main types of male sexual dysfunction are:

  • Erectile dysfunction (difficulty getting/keeping an erection)
  • Premature ejaculation (reaching orgasm too quickly)
  • Delayed or inhibited ejaculation (reaching orgasm too slowly or not at all)
  • Low libido (reduced interest in sex)
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