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Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel

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

Used to treat acne, this medication belongs to a class of drugs called retinoids. It decreases the formation of blackheads and helps to renew skin faster. This medication helps to heal pimples quicker too by reducing skin inflammation and swelling.

If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medication, it is not be used. Apart from this, 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.

This medication may cause some burning and sting 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.

  • Acne

  • Dry Or Scaly Skin

  • Skin Burn

  • Skin Redness

  • Itching

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor. The effect of this medication on the fetus is not clearly established and hence, doctor consultation is recommended before consumption.
  • 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.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, consult your doctor.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.

This medication mechanistically combines with certain retinoic acid nuclear receptors as well as retinoid X receptors. It does not combine with cytosolic receptor protein, however. The exact working nature of this medication is not known.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with Isotretinoin.
  • Interaction with Disease

    This medication interacts with Eczema and Sunburn.

Ques: What is Deriva ms 0 1 gel?

Ans: This medication has Adapalene Topical as an active element present. It performs its action by lowering the microcomedone formation, treating the acne and keratosis pilaris.

Ques: What are the uses of Deriva ms 0 1 gel?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Acne, Acne vulgaris, Pimples, Severe acne on the face, Keratosis pilaris, and Blackheads.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Deriva ms 0 1 gel?

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects such as Burning, Dryness, Skin exfoliation, Acne, Local skin irritation, Erythema, and Scaling.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Deriva ms 0 1 gel?

Ans: Store this medication in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them.

Ques: How long do I need to use Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication medicine which takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions. It would be ideal if you note, it doesn't mean you will begin to notice such health improvement in a similar time span as different patients.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel?

Ans: Contraindication to deriva. In addition, this medication should not be used if you have the following conditions such as hypersensitivity.

Ques: Is Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medication.

Ques: Will Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this medication can lead to increased chances of side effects such as Burning, Dryness, Skin exfoliation, Acne, Local skin irritation, Erythema, Scaling, etc.
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About Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel
What are the uses of Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel
What are the contraindications of Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel ?
What are the side effects of Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel ?
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What are the substitutes for Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Deriva Ms 0.1% Gel ?
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