Topisal - 3% Ointment
This medication is a corticosteroid of very high potency. It is used to treat inflammation, redness and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as eczema, allergic reactions, dermatitis, rashes and psoriasis.
The ointment also helps against several autoimmune diseases including vitiligo, alopecia areata, lichen planus, lichen sclerosus. This medicine is not recommended to patients with known allergy to it. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding while using this medicine.
Apply the ointment to the affected area, usually twice every day or as directed by your doctor. Make sure to not use it on the face, groin or underarms unless directed by your doctor. Do not apply smaller or larger amounts than prescribed. Avoid contact with eyes and do not consume the medicine. Do not discontinue using this medicine without consulting the doctor.
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of action of this medicine is not clinically evaluated.
What is the onset of action?This medicine is well observed systematically. The extent of absorption is based on the characteristics of the skin and preparation.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine should not be used during pregnancy unless necessary.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?The medicine is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Topisal - 3% Ointment , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsApply the missed dose as soon as you remember.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
The ointment works as an anti-inflammatory by inhibiting phospholipase A2 thus prevents the production of inflammatory mediators like prostaglandins and leukotrienes.
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