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Psorisome Gel

Manufacturer: Lifecare Innovations Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Dithranol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: November 16, 2019

Psorisome Gel is used in the treatment of people with chronic psoriasis. It is available in the forms of creams, ointment or pastes. It has a much slower start in controlling psoriasis which takes typically several weeks, compared to its alternative glucocorticoid steroids.

It should not be used on the face or genitalia. When applied, it can temporarily stain the skin to a yellowy-brown colour and permanently stain any coloured fabric and other materials such as ceramic sinks.

It also may cause a slight burning sensation and irritation. It can be minimized by paying attention to the details of treatment given by the doctor. The surrounding skin around the affected area can be protected by using a soft white paraffin and the area being treated is covered with tube gauze.

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.

This drug is used to treat:

This medication has the following side effects on the patient's body:

  • Burning Sensation

  • Skin Irritation

  • Rash

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    It is safe to use during pregnancy. But it is advised to take medical help before using it.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Consult your doctor before applying this medicament.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medicament, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medication belongs to the category of an anti-inflammatory and anti-psoriatic drug. It normalises proliferation of keratinocytes by blocking DNA synthesis and cell differentiation is hyperplastic epidermis. This medicine has strong reducing and inhibitory properties that make it an anti-proliferative agent.

Ques: What is Psorisome Gel?

Ans: It is used to treat psoriasis.

Ques: How long do I need to use Psorisome Gel before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Psorisome Gel?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Psorisome Gel empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Psorisome Gel?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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