Heximar B 15 gm Ointment

Heximar B 15 gm Ointment

Menarini India Pvt Ltd
Uses of Heximar B 15 gm Ointment:
Composition of Heximar B 15 gm Ointment:
Calcipotriol 0.005%w/w + Betamethasone Topical 0.05%w/w
MRP: 670 Inclusive of all Taxes
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Calcipotriol is generally used in treatment of the treatment of psoriasis.
Betamethasone Topical is generally used in treatment of the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Side effects

  • Application site reactions (burning
  • Burning sensation
  • Dry skin
  • irritation
  • Itching
  • itching and redness)
  • Rash
  • Redness of skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Stinging sensation

How to use

Calcipotriol is meant for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. For directions before use, please check the label. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How it works

Calcipotriol is a synthetic form of vitamin D belonging to the class of medicines called ‘anti-psoriatics’. It lowers the rate with which skin cells grow, thereby controlling the psoriatic condition.
Betamethasone Topical is a steroid. It blocks the production of some chemical messengers that cause inflammation, redness, swlling & other allergies in the body thereby improving the condition.
Q. Is Calcipotriol a steroid?
No. Calcipotriol is not a steroid

Q. Is Calcipotriol' over the counter' drug?
No. Calciportiol is not an ‘over the counter' drug. It is available only by prescription

Q. What is Calcipotriol used/indicated for?
Calcipotriol is used in treatment of psoriasis (development of red/silver colored scaly patches on skin)

Q. How effective is Calcipotriol?
Calcipotriol is considered to be effective when used at the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor

Q. How long does Calcipotriol take to work?
For best results Calcipotriol is used once/twice daily (as instructed by your doctor). Usually changes in the skin can be seen after around two weeks as the psoriatic patches clear up/flatten. Redness of the skin will also start to reduce then

Q. What is Calcipotriol ointment/solution?
Calcipotriol is a drug used in treatment of psoriasis. It is available in different forms like cream, ointment, gel or solution for application to the affected areas of skin or scalp.

Q. Is betamethasone cream available as over the counter (OTC) product?
Betamethasone cream is not available as OTC product

Q. Does Betamethasone Topical lighten skin/ bleach skin?
Betamethasone Topical may cause skin pigmentation in few patients. It may lighten or darken the skin color. Do not use betamethasone without doctor's advice

Q. Is betamethasone valerate used for acne/ ringworm?
No. Betamethasone valerate can be used in conditions like eczema (a type of itchy skin rash), atopic dermatitis (inflammation of skin) and psoriasis of the scalp, hands and feet

Q. Does betnesol work in retention edema?
No. Betnesol (i.e. betamethasone) cannot be used in retention edema. On the contrary, it causes the fluid and salt retention thereby adding to the edema problem

Q. Is betamethasone stronger than hydrocortisone?
Betamethasone and hydrocortisone belong to the same class of medications (i.e. corticosteroids) and produce almost similar pharmacological responses. The effect may vary based on the conditions and individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. In case you have been advised to use this drug while breast feeding, do not apply it on breast area.Before using Calcipotriol, inform your doctor if you are taking ultraviolet (UV) light treatment.Excessive exposure to sunlight should be avoided while on this treatment.If you have been diagnosed with psoriasis types like ‘generalised pustular psoriasis’ or ‘erythrodermic exfoliative psoriasis’, consult your doctor before using Calcipotriol.Application of Calcipotriol on face is not recommended.

Product Details

SKU: PC-56874
Product Description: Heximar B 15 gm Ointment is manufactured by Menarini India Pvt Ltd
Packing: Tube
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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