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Derobin Oint 30gm

By USV PVT LTD
30g Ointment in Tube
93.32*
MRP 109.79
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Derobin Oint 30gm Description

Derobin Ointment is used in the treatment of psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin disorder in which skin cells get multiplied faster, creating bumpy red patches covered with white scales. These patches can

occur anywhere in the body but mostly they appear on the scalp, elbows, knees and lower back. These plaques may become itchy, painful and sometimes may bleed. It contains a combination of three medicines, Dithranol, Salicylic acid and Coal tar. Derobin ointment works by decreasing the skin cell multiplication and removes dead skin and helps in improving bumpy skin patches with scales. This ointment is for external application only.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹93.32
You Save₹16.47 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDithranol(1.15 %) + Salicylic Acid(1.15 %) + Coal Tar(5.3 %)
UsesPsoriasis
Side effectsSkin irritation, skin rash, dry skin, redness, burning sensation
TherapyDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
Check more medicines with composition as Dithranol(1.15 %) + Salicylic Acid(1.15 %) + Coal Tar(5.3 %)

Uses of Derobin Oint 30gm

Derobin Ointment is used to treat psoriasis. It helps in relieving the red, scaly, itchy, dry patches on the skin and the scalp that are due to the increased production of skin cells.

Contraindications of Derobin Oint 30gm

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of Derobin ointment.
  • If you have psoriasis that is sore, tender, inflamed, and have small blisters filled with pus (pustular psoriasis).
  • If you have psoriasis on your face.
  • If you suffer from any inflammation of the hair follicles.
  • If you have acne.
  • If you have sensitivity or allergy to sunlight.
  • If you have inflamed or broken skin like oozing wounds and infected skin.
  • If you have a condition called lupus erythematosus.
  • Do not use this ointment on your private parts.

Side effects of Derobin Oint 30gm

  • Skin irritation
  • Skin rash
  • Dry skin
  • Skin redness
  • Burning sensation at the area applied
  • Staining of skin and hair

Precautions and Warnings of Derobin Oint 30gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Derobin Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the use of Derobin ointment during human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Derobin Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Derobin ointment should not be applied to the breast of breastfeeding mothers or elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Derobin Ointment?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Derobin ointment on driving but as it is a topical preparation, it may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery. If you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Derobin Ointment?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Derobin ointment with alcohol but you should avoid taking alcohol in excessive amounts.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience a severe burning sensation or skin irritation.
  • Derobin ointment should be used as directed by your doctor.
  • The use of this ointment on large areas of the skin and for a prolonged period can lead to toxicity producing symptoms like nausea, vomiting, ringing in the ears, deafness and other serious side effec...
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  • This medicine should not be applied on folded skin like the groin and breast area.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and mucus membrane. Wash your hands properly after using it.
  • Avoid contact with fabrics, plastics and other materials as it may permanently stain them.
  • Avoid direct sunlight exposure after applying this ointment.
  • Do not smoke or go near naked flames as fabric in contact with this medicine burns more easily and there is a risk of severe burns.
  • Derobin ointment is not recommended for use in children as there is limited information about the safety and efficacy.

Mode of Action of Derobin Oint 30gm

How Does It Work?

Diathrol inhibits cell multiplication by obstructing the cell reproduction cycle. Coal tar help in reducing the itching and promotes the softening of the outer layer of the skin. Salicylic acid remove...
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Directions for Use of Derobin Oint 30gm

  • Derobin ointment is meant for external use only. Use it in exact quantity and frequency as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Apply it on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds and gently rub the ointment on the affected area only. If you are applying on the scalp, first remove scales and debris with a comb and rub...
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  • Wash the ointment off as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Avoid contact with the face or eyes. In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Derobin Oint 30gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since Derobin ointment is to be used externally on the skin. It is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for tr...
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Storage and disposal of Derobin Oint 30gm

Store Derobin ointment in a cool and dry place protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Do not freeze it. Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets. Do not use the ointment once th...
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Dosage of Derobin Oint 30gm

Overdose

Since Derobin ointment is meant to be applied externally on the skin, cases of overdose are unlikely. In some cases, an overdose of this ointment for long periods or on large areas of skin can lead to...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying the Derobin ointment, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Derobin ointment used for?

A: Derobin ointment is used to treat a skin condition called psoriasis, a condition where there are elevated red patches with scales.

Q: What are the side effects of using Derobin ointment?

A: You may experience a burning sensation, redness, staining at the area where the ointment is applied. However, not everyone gets these side effects.

Q: Can I use Derobin ointment for pimples?

A: No, you should not use Derobin ointment for pimples. This ointment should not be applied to the face as there are chances of skin staining, irritation and burning.

Q: Can I apply Derobin ointment on open wounds?

A: You should never self-medicate. Always consult a doctor, after careful clinical examination, he may advise to use it. Moreover, Derobin ointment should not be applied to broken and oozing skin lesions as it can be absorbed in the body and may produce serious side effects.

Q: For how long should I use Derobin ointment?

A: You should take Derobin ointment for as long as your doctor has prescribed. After careful examination and severity of psoriasis, the treatment duration may vary. Your doctor may even advise frequent follow-up visits to see the response of different dose strengths of this ointment.

Q: When to stop using Derobin ointment?

A: You should never stop using Derobin ointment without consulting the doctor. If you experience severe skin irritation, burning and allergic reactions, visit the doctor or a nearby hospital immediately.

Q: How is Derobin ointment useful and how does it work?

A: Psoriasis is a skin condition in which skin cells get multiplied faster which creates bumpy red patches covered with white scales. These patches can occur anywhere in the body but mostly they appear on the scalp, elbows, knees and lower back. These skin lesions may become itchy, painful and sometimes may bleed. Derobin ointment works by inhibiting cell multiplication by obstructing the cell reproduction cycle. It also has antipruritic and keratolytic action which removes dead skin decreases itching on the affected region and softens the skin. Thus, it helps to improve the symptoms of psoriasis.

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Derobin ointment?

A: If you get any ointment in your eyes, rinse with water straight away. Keep your eyes open when you rinse. If you still feel any discomfort, contact your doctor right away.

Q: Can I use Derobin for fungal infection?

A: No, it is not meant for skin fungal infection.

Q: What is the composition of Derobin?

A: The composition of Derobin includes- dithranol, salicylic acid and coal tar.

Q: Is Derobin harmful to the skin?

A: No, it is not harmful to the skin as long you use it exactly as the doctor advised you in the prescribed amount and frequency. Do not use this cream for any other skin condition other than what it is prescribed for.

Q: Is Derobin antifungal?

A: No, it is not antifungal cream. Derobin is an ant psoriatic medicine that works by slowing down the production of skin cells. It inhibits cell multiplication by obstructing the cell reproduction cycle.

Q: Can Derobin be used on the face?

A: Your face is an area where the skin is very delicate and thin. Moreover, there are chances of skin staining, irritation and burning. Therefore, you should always consult your doctor before using it directly on your face.

Q: Can Derobin be used for ringworm?

A: No, Derobin is not effective in ringworm. It is used in the treatment of psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin disorder in which skin cells get multiplied faster, creating bumpy red patches covered with white scales.
Product Details
Brand
DEROBIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2024

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