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Lipotar S Gel

10g Gel in Tube
MRP 57.00*
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Lipotar S Gel Description

Lipotar S Gel is a medicated preparation. It contains a combination of salicylic acid and coal tar as the active ingredient. Salicylic acid is an antiseptic and coal tar is a preservative as well as

aids in relieving itching. This Gel can soften the hard layer of skin. It is used for the treatment of various skin conditions such as eczema, red sores around the nose and mouth (impetigo), skin damage (lesions) and red scaly patches (psoriasis). Lipotar S should only be used externally and must not be used for any other skin conditions without consulting your doctor. Avoid direct contact with eyes.


Product Summary

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ContainsCoal Tar(2.0 %) + Salicylic Acid(2.0 %)
UsesEczema, psoriasis
Side effectsBurning, irritation, itching at the application site
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Uses of Lipotar S Gel

For managing skin problems like eczema, psoriasis, impetigo, dandruff and dermatitis.

Contraindications of Lipotar S Gel

  • If you are allergic to salicylic acid, coal tar or any other ingredient of Lipotar S Gel.
  • If you have any wounds, broken or skin infections.
  • If you are using it for any other skin condition such as acne, inflammation of genitals, etc.
  • If you are photosensitive or allergic to light.

Side effects of Lipotar S Gel

  • Skin irritation
  • Staining of skin
  • Burning
  • Itching

Precautions and Warnings of Lipotar S Gel



Can I apply Lipotar S Gel during pregnancy?
Lipotar S Gel should be used only under a doctor's supervision, as there is limited data about its effect on pregnancy. In case you have been prescribed this lotion, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Can I apply Lipotar S Gel while breastfeeding?
Lipotar S Gel can be used by a breastfeeding woman if prescribed by the doctor, as there is a lack of safety data available. It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of a breastfeeding mother as there can be chances of ingestion of this by a breastfed infant.


Can I drive if I have applied Lipotar S Gel?
It does not influence your driving ability since it is applied externally on the skin.


Can I consume alcohol with Lipotar S Gel?
No information is available on the interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. Alcohol delays healing and make your skin dry. Thus, caution is advised.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergic reactions to any other topical medicine containing a similar ingredient.
  • You should not use this Gel on open wounds or on a large surface area.
  • You are experiencing irritation, dryness and sensitivity on the skin after applying this Gel, discontinue and consult your doctor.
  • You should not apply this medicine near the eyes, eyelids, nose or mucous membranes.
  • You should not smoke or go near smoke or heat after applying this Gel.
  • Avoid direct sunlight, as it may lead to photosensitivity.

Mode of Action of Lipotar S Gel

How Does It Work?

  • Salicylic acid improves the condition of swelling and redness in the skin and helps in shedding the hard skin or dead skin. It also improves the penetration of clobetasol into the skin.
  • Coal tar provides relief from itching and also aids in softening the hard skin.

Directions for Use of Lipotar S Gel

Use Lipotar S Gel as directed by your doctor and follow all the instructions. For external use only, apply it on a healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.

Interactions of Lipotar S Gel

Interactions with other medicines

Lipotar S Gel is for local application on the skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine. Discuss with y...
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Storage and disposal of Lipotar S Gel

  • Store Lipotar S Gel below 30°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard the expired medicine or medicine that is no longer required.

Dosage of Lipotar S Gel


  • Lipotar S Gel is for external application. Hence, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying this Gel, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the use of Lipotar S Gel?

A: Lipotar S is used for the treatment of skin conditions such as eczema, impetigo, dermatoses and psoriasis.

Q: Can I go out on a sunny day after using Lipotar S Gel?

A: No, sun exposure to conditions like eczema and skin conditions such as dermatoses can worsen the conditions. Therefore, avoid direct exposure to sunlight.
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 11:14 PM (IST)

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