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Zitcare-S Gel 20gm

Manufacturer

CANIXA LIFE SCIENCES PVT LTD

Pack Of

1 GEL

In Stock

Product Details

About Zitcare-S Gel 20gm

Zitcare-S Gel 20gm 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. Besides this, Zitcare-S Gel 20gm possess 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. 

Zitcare-S Gel 20gm 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. Zitcare-S Gel 20gm increases the turnover rate of upper skin cells that eventually helps in peeling and shedding off the dead skin thereby treating comedones (skin-coloured, small bumps due to acne). 

Zitcare-S Gel 20gm is available in topical (for skin use) liquid, gel, lotion, cream, ointment, foam, soap, shampoo, cloth pads and skin patches. Zitcare-S Gel 20gm is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Common side effects of Zitcare-S Gel 20gm include dry skin, erythema (skin redness), burning sensation, skin irritation and skin rash. Most of these side effects of Zitcare-S Gel 20gm 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 Zitcare-S Gel 20gm on sunburned, windburned, dry or irritated skin. It is essential to let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or a breastfeeding mother. Zitcare-S Gel 20gm is not recommended for use in the children below 12 years and a teenager who has a fever, flu symptoms or chickenpox. Besides this, Zitcare-S Gel 20gm can also cause Reye's syndrome (swelling in brain and liver), a serious and sometimes fatal condition in children. Zitcare-S Gel 20gm can make the skin more sensitive in the sunlight, hence always use sunscreen and protective clothing before you step outdoors. Care should be taken while applying Zitcare-S Gel 20gm on sensitive areas, such as the neck. Avoid Zitcare-S Gel 20gm contact with hair or fabrics since it has bleaching properties.

Uses of Zitcare-S Gel 20gm

Acne (pimples), Psoriasis 

Directions for Use

Zitcare-S Gel 20gm is available in topical (for skin use) liquid, gel, lotion, cream, ointment, foam, soap, shampoo, cloth pads and skin patches. Zitcare-S Gel 20gm is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.Cream/Gel/Lotion: Take the advised amount of gel/lotion/cream with clean and dry hands on the skin's affected areas. Gently massage the medicine into the skin with your fingers. Wash your hands before and after applying Zitcare-S Gel 20gm. Do not put dressing or bandage on the affected areas.Foam: Apply a generous amount onto the affected areas with hands and massage it with fingers. Rinse off with clean water.Cleansing Soap: Work the soap into a nice lather and apply it on the affected areas with your hands. Gently massage in circular motions and rinse off with clean water. Shampoo: Wet your hair and scalp with lukewarm water. Take a small amount of shampoo applies directly to the scalp. Gently massage the medicine into the scalp with your fingers and rinse it off with clean water.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Zitcare-S Gel 20gm

  • Dry skin

  • Erythema (skin redness)

  • Skin irritation

  • Slight tingling sensation

  • Skin rash

  • Dizziness, Deafness and Hearing disturbance (in newborn infants)

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not use Zitcare-S Gel 20gm if you are allergic to Zitcare-S Gel 20gm or any other contents or any other medications. It is essential to let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or a breastfeeding mother. Zitcare-S Gel 20gm may be flammable. Please do not smoke while using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm or go near smoke or fire as it is inflammable in nature. Let your doctor know if you have any liver, kidney, gastrointestinal and heart diseases before using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm. Please inform your doctor if you are using any prescription and non-prescription medications you are taking, including vitamins, herbal supplements before starting Zitcare-S Gel 20gm. Zitcare-S Gel 20gm 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 Zitcare-S Gel 20gm on the irritated and sunburned skin. Care should be taken while using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm on sensitive areas, such as the neck and avoid Zitcare-S Gel 20gm contact with hair or fabrics since it has bleaching properties. 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 Zitcare-S Gel 20gm. 

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    No interaction found, in case of any discomfort, consult your doctor.

  • Pregnancy

    Zitcare-S Gel 20gm is a pregnancy C category drug; hence it should be used with caution since it may affect the unborn baby. Please consult your doctor before using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

  • Breast Feeding

    There are limited studies on how Zitcare-S Gel 20gm affects the breastfed infants. Please consult your doctor before using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm 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.

  • Driving

    Using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm is not known to affect your ability to drive or use machinery.

  • Liver

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm.

  • Kidney

    Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases before using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm.

Other Information (ZIT0124)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Zitcare-S Gel 20gm contains 'salicylic acid' which is a keratolytic agent. It is used for the treatment of hyperkeratotic and scaling skin conditions like psoriasis. It treats pimples (acne) by penetrating the skin. It additionally reduces oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin and keeps your pores open.

Zitcare-S Gel 20gm can make your skin more sensitive to the harmful effects of sunlight. Hence it is advised to use sunscreen and wear protective clothing while using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm. It is recommended to avoid tanning booths and sunlamps.

You can leave Zitcare-S Gel 20gm overnight on the skin if you are using cream/gel/lotion formulations. However, if any irritation occurs, please stop usage and consult your doctor.

Using Zitcare-S Gel 20gm in the newborn babies may cause severe side effects like dizziness, deafness and hearing disturbance if applied to the larger body areas, unless prescribed by a children specialist.

The Zitcare-S Gel 20gm contains salicylic acid and wool alcohol (lanolin) which may cause local skin reactions like contact dermatitis.

Besides treating psoriasis and acne, Zitcare-S Gel 20gm also treat skin conditions of warts, ringworm, dandruff and ichthyosis (dry, scaly thick skin).

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