Xscar Gel 15Gm
Xscar Gel 15Gm belongs to the class of medication called ‘keratolytic agent' primarily used for peeling and shedding the outer layer of the skin in the condition of acne (pimple) and psoriasis. Xscar Gel 15Gm possesses comedolytic (inhibits the formation of blemishes) and anti-inflammatory activity. Acne is a skin condition that occurs when the hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells.
Xscar Gel 15Gm contains ‘Salicylic acid’ that treats conditions of psoriasis and acne by reducing inflammation (swelling and redness) and unplugging blocked skin pores to allow pimples to shrink. Xscar Gel 15Gm increases the turnover rate of upper skin cells, which eventually helps in peeling and shedding off the dead skin, thereby treating comedones (skin-coloured, small bumps due to acne).
Xscar Gel 15Gm is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Common side effects of Xscar Gel 15Gm include dry skin, erythema (skin redness), burning sensation, skin irritation and skin rash. Most of these side effects of Xscar Gel 15Gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. If these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.
Avoid contact with eyes, eyelids, lips, mouth and nose. If the medicine comes in contact with any of these areas, rinse with water immediately. Do not use Xscar Gel 15Gm on sunburned, windburned, dry or irritated skin. Xscar Gel 15Gm can make the skin more sensitive to the sunlight; hence always use sunscreen and protective clothing before you step outdoors. Care should be taken while applying Xscar Gel 15Gm on sensitive areas, such as the neck. Avoid Xscar Gel 15Gm contact with hair or fabrics since it has bleaching properties.
Acne (pimples), Psoriasis
Xscar Gel 15Gm contains ‘Salicylic acid’ used to treat acne (pimples) by exfoliating the skin and keeping pores clear. It is an organic compound with an irritant, keratolytic (removes warts and calluses), comedolytic (inhibits the formation of blemishes) and anti-inflammatory activity. Xscar Gel 15Gm reduces inflammation and unplugs blocked pores (whiteheads) or open pores (blackheads). Xscar Gel 15Gm increases the upper layer of skin cells' turnover rate, which eventually helps in peeling the skin and treating comedones (skin-coloured, small bumps due to acne). Xscar Gel 15Gm also has a mild drying effect that allows excess oils and dirt to be washed away from the skin. Xscar Gel 15Gm is also used to treat skin conditions that involve scaling or overgrowths of skin cells, such as psoriasis (a skin disease in which red, scaly patches form on some body areas), ichthyoses (inborn conditions that cause skin dryness and scaling) and prevention of dandruff in the scalp area.
Do not use Xscar Gel 15Gm if you are allergic to any of its contents. It is essential to let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or are a breastfeeding mother. Xscar Gel 15Gm may be flammable. Please do not smoke while using Xscar Gel 15Gm or go near smoke or fire as it is inflammable in nature. Let your doctor know if you have any liver, kidney, gastrointestinal or heart diseases before using Xscar Gel 15Gm. Please inform your doctor if you are using any other medications, including vitamins and herbal supplements. Xscar Gel 15Gm can make the skin more sensitive in the sunlight; hence always use sunscreen and protective clothing before you step outdoors. It is recommended to avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Do not apply Xscar Gel 15Gm on irritated and sunburned skin. Please limit the use of products that contain large amounts of alcohol (astringents, shaving creams, or after-shave lotions), hair removal products and products containing lime or spices while using Xscar Gel 15Gm.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Xscar Gel 15Gm may interact with other drugs used to treat acne (adapalene, alitretinoin, bexarotene, isotretinoin, tazarotene, tretinoin, trifarotene).
Drug-Food Interaction: No interaction found/established.
Drug-Disease Interaction: No interaction found/established.
No interaction found, in case of any discomfort, consult your doctor.
Please consult your doctor before using Xscar Gel 15Gm if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.
There are limited studies on how Xscar Gel 15Gm affects the breastfed infants. Please consult your doctor before using Xscar Gel 15Gm if you are breastfeeding. If you need to apply the cream or lotion on your breasts, don't do this shortly before giving a feed.
Using Xscar Gel 15Gm is not known to affect your ability to drive or use machinery.
Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before using Xscar Gel 15Gm.
Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases before using Xscar Gel 15Gm.
Your doctor will recommend Xscar Gel 15Gm to children if the benefits outweigh the risks.
Consult your dermatologist if you do not notice any improvement after 4-6 weeks of treatment with Xscar Gel 15Gm.
If the acne doesn't improve, ultrasound scanning of the abdomen is advised to check if there is any possibility of PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease).
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Acne (pimple): It is a skin condition caused when the hair follicles are plugged with oil and dead skin cells. Whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, cysts and nodules are types of acne. It commonly occurs in teenagers though all age groups are affected.
Psoriasis: It is a severe immune-mediated skin problem which causes skin cells to divide abnormally. It is characterized by dry, itchy, white scales covering and red bumpy patches. It is non-contagious in nature and does not spread from person to person.
Xscar Gel 15Gm
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