Advacort Ointment 5 g ointment

Advacort Ointment 5 g

Brand name Acto

Introduction

Expert Advice

Only use external body not eat or take

-Apply  cream ointment as a thin layer to the affected areas.

-Apply as advised by your doctor

-Wash your hand with soup and dry area gently before application.

-Rubing lightly. Apply dressing to the applied area only if needed.

-Contact your healthcare provider if no improvement is seen or the condition is worsening.

Becareful Avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes or open wounds🌟

-Do not use for long time around genital, rectal and other sensitive body parts

-Exposure of affected areas to direct sunlight must be avoid

The duration of use should be less twelve weeks in adults and less than four weeks in children’s

The patients taking this medication may experience itching, burning, erythema (redness of the skin), thinning of the skin, dilation of cutaneous vessels, the formation of stripes or acneiform skin conditions, increased body hair growth, and perioral dermatitis

Warnings

Pregnancy

This medicine is contraindicated in pregnancy.

Lactation

Lactating mothers are strictly advised not to use this medicine.

Precautions

The patients taking this medication must be cautious in cases of areas with higher percutaneous absorption. It is advised that the ointment is applied over larger surface areas with an addition of occlusive dressings. Discontinue, if local irritation develops. Do not use it to treat diaper dermatoses in infants.

Contraindicated

This medication is contraindicated in patients with areas of tuberculous or syphilitic processes, as well as for the treatment of viral diseases such as vaccinia (causes small pox), chicken pox, and shingles (viral infection that causes painful rash).

FAQS

What is the dosage for this medication?

Apply thinly once daily.

What is the maximum duration for the application of this medication?

Max duration is twelve weeks in adults and four weeks in children.

Is this medication safe for babies?

In an infant with newly diagnosed eczema, this medication is safe and effective in alleviating lesions and scratching severity and restoring sleep.

Can this medication be used for nappy rashes

This medication is for very severe nappy rashes, but not for very young babies.

How to store this medication?

Keep this medication in a cool dry place where the temperature stays below twenty five

 

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