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Melcyl 10mg Tablet

Melcyl 10mg Tablet

Manufacturer: East West Pharma
Medicine composition: Methoxsalen
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Melcyl 10mg Tablet is prescribed for the treatment of vitiligo, along with regulated quantities of ultra-violet light or even sunlight. The drug is known to be a psoralen, which is combines with light therapy to treat damaged skin.

The drug should not be used if you are allergic to any component present in it. Individuals who have health problems like melanoma and sensitivity to sunlight should also avoid this treatment. Ask your doctor for more information about how the treatment works, before you decide to undergo it. Also provide him with a detailed medical history and a list of medicines that you are currently on.

The drug is generally applied under the guidance of a medical professional. It is generally applied on lesions that can be hidden from sunlight. Because this is a topical lotion, it does not result in side effects in most individuals. However, in some cases it can lead to some serious side effects like sore and reddened skin, blistering and swelling of the skin followed by peeling. If you do experience any skin discomfort, seek medical help immediately.

Melcyl 10mg Tablet also increases the possibilities of developing cancer of the skin, thus details of its risks and benefits should be thoroughly considered with you medical professional before opting for such a treatment.

Vitiligo
Psoriasis
In addition to its intended effect, Melcyl 10mg Tablet 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.
Redness of skin
Blisters on skin
Edema
Itching
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Melacyl 10mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. 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?
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 Melcyl 10mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Palsons Derma
NuLife Pharmaceuticals
Inga Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Med Manor Organics Pvt Ltd
Parry Pharma Pvt Ltd
Mac Laboratories Ltd
Kivi Labs Ltd
Albatross Healthcare 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

My child leg burned with boiled water in age of 15 month now his age is 21 month .skin get darker and and also whiteness in some area. How to get skin as normal skin.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Greater Noida
My child leg burned with boiled water in age of 15 month now his age is 21 month .skin get darker and and also whiten...
It is Post burn hypo and hyper pigmentation.Hypopigmentation (white) is due to destruction of melanocytes of epidermis responsible for colour of the skin and darkness is due to post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. For dark skin use CLEARZPLUS (DR. REDDY'S product)/HAPPYGLOW (ACUMENTIS product)/KOJIVIT PLUS (AJANTA product) LA BD for 4-5 months. It takes some time. For white areas can try PUVASOL ie OCTAMOP lotion)(8 Methoxy Psoralen)(1: 40 dilution ie 1 drop of Octamop diluted in 40 drops of water )dilution in water .Apply this solution over only the white area with ear bud then after 15-30 minutes of application SUN EXPOSURE for 3-5 minute in morning initially for a week then increase weekly by 5 minutes to max. 15 mnt if no redness /blistering of the area. BE CAUTIOUS DURING ITS USE AS IT CAN CAUSE BLISTER FORMATION IF USED IN WRONG CONCENTRATION. FIRST TREAT FOR THE DARK AREA I WOULD SUGGEST. SMTIMES WITH AGE THERE MIGHT OCCUR SOME PIGMENTATION .U CAN TREAT LATER ON.

I am a vitiligo patient for the past 8 years. For the past 6 months I am taking Meladerm tablets alternative days 2 numbers as per the advise of Dermatologist. Slight improvement. Is there any homeopathy tablet which I can take along with this treatment which will be helpful?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Dermatology
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Vitiligo is a genetic disorder trigger by indigestion and stressful conditions. There was always confusion in patients mind regarding choosing right treatment approach for vitiligo. Allopathy can give quick results but is not very safe for long term uses if steroids are used. Homeopathic is safe but very slow and in most of cases it can not stop the spread of disease i.e old patches shows some recovery but new white patches continue to come even when we are using Homeopathy. If one think about using Ayurveda there is no good vaidya who is expertise in vitiligo. At our clinic we have integrated external Allopathic applications with internal Ayurvedic medication to give fast and long lasting results. Ayurvedic herbal medicines are used to purify blood and stop the spread of disease and external application are capable of quickly start regimentation.

How to be a healthy in summer season and what precautions should be taken? Can you please give the tips? What fruits should be taken?

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
How to be a healthy in summer season and what precautions should be taken? Can you please give the tips? What fruits ...
For summer it's always to have foods which have more water content. Avoid fats and oils and take more vegetables and fruits. Avoid direct sunlight as much as possible. Keep yourself hydrate throughout the day. Keep covered yourself in sun. Fruits such as watermelon, grapes, musambi, papaya, cucumber etc should be taken in summer.

Hello doctor. I m 26 years old. I have pigmentation on my face. And my skin is very sensitive. I usually get red acne on cheeks. I have taken allopathy and homoeopathy treatment. Medicine taken- kojic Acid hydro quinone meladerm I found very adverse effect of these. Such as red sports and itching.. Dark brown sports appear highest when I go through very hectic schedule and during MC dates. Please suggest me the best and safe treatment. If possible please suggest me oral suspension. Thank you.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Hello doctor. I m 26 years old. I have pigmentation on my face. And my skin is very sensitive. I usually get red acne...
Prepare a powdered mixture of coriander seeds, fennel, basil, turmeric and Indian gooseberry (amla) in equal parts. Take teaspoon of this powder 15 minutes before lunch and dinner. Have 1 teaspoon of powdered Indian gooseberry fruit (amla) in morning and evening with water. ake one teaspoon of coriander juice mixed with a pinch of turmeric powder. Drink twice daily. apply multani pack on face daily afternoon... avoid oily and spicy food...drink 12-15 glasses of water daily...do exercise daily...take sound sleep...avoid constipaion.
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