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Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

By CIPLA LIMITED
15g Cream in Tube
229.5*
MRP 270.00
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Fluocinolone(0.01 %) + Tretinoin(0.05 %) + Hydroquinone(4.0 %)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-acne

Medical Description

Lumacip Plus Cream contains a combination of Fluocinolone, Hydroquinone and Tretinoin. It is used in adults to treat melasma of the face (dark and discoloured patches on the skin). Do not use this medicine to treat any other skin conditions than that prescribed by your doctor. It is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects while on treatment with this medicine, but they normally fade away with time. However, if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
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Uses of Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

Lumacip Plus Cream is used in adults for the treatment of melasma of face.

Contraindications of Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

  • If you are allergic to Fluocinolone, Tretinoin and Hydroquinone or any other ingredients of Lumacip Plus Cream.
  • If you have skin conditions such as eczema (infected skin due to allergy), rosacea (small red pustules on face), rashes around the mouth (perioral dermatitis) or damaged skin anywhere in the body.
  • If you have a skin tumour or a family history of skin tumour.
  • If you have a viral or fungal infection of the skin, any ulcers on the skin or tuberculosis.
  • If you need to be exposed to the sun for a prolonged period (using sunscreen lotion is advisable).

Side effects of Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

Burning sensation, irritation, redness, itching at the area Lumacip Plus Cream is applied.

Precautions and Warnings of Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm during pregnancy?
A:
Lumacip Plus Cream should only be used if prescribed by your doctor as there is limited safety information available. In case you have been prescribed this medicine, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm while breastfeeding?
A:
Lumacip Plus Cream should be used while breastfeeding only if prescribed by the doctor as there is limited safety information available. However, caution should be exercised while using this medicine and you should avoid using it on the breast or areas near the breast or any large area of the body for a prolonged duration.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm?
A:
Lumacip Plus Cream is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Lumacip Plus Cream, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction or an infection after using Lumacip Plus Cream. Immediately contact your doctor.
  • You are applying the medicine on a larger skin area, broken skin or under skin folds.
  • You have any type of skin infection.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition while on treatment.
  • You notice a blue-black darkening on your skin, immediately contact your doctor.
  • You must avoid being in the sunlight for too long
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You should avoid getting any medicine into your eyes, nose, mouth, open wounds, armpits, private parts. In case of such an exposure, you should wash the affected part thoroughly with water.
  • Lumacip Plus Cream should not be used to treat any other condition than that prescribed by the doctor.
  • A prolonged application may lead to side effects such as Cushing's syndrome (weight gain, fatty deposits under the skin, moon face, purple patches on the skin.), increased sugar levels in the blood and urine.
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Mode of Action of Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

How Does It Work?

  • Lumacip Plus Cream works by the combined action of its components.
  • Fluocinolone is a steroid, which works by blocking the production of certain chemical substances in the body (prostaglandins) which cause itching, swelling and redness.
  • Hydroquinone inhibits an enzyme known as tyrosinase, which is responsible for the production of a pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin pigmentation and melasma.
  • Tretinoin is a metabolite of Vitamin A and is keratolytic. It is responsible for the elimination of melanin that has been formed. It also has anti-inflammatory properties.

Directions for Use of Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

  • Lumacip Plus Cream is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the application area.
  • Wash your hands before and after using Lumacip Plus Cream.
  • Apply a thin layer of this medicine on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

Lumacip Plus Cream is applied externally on the skin, thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied creams, lotion and gel. You should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines (another topical gel or cream) for treating other health conditions.
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Storage and disposal of Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

  • Store Lumacip Plus Cream in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not freeze it.

Dosage of Lumacip Plus Cream 15gm

Overdose

As Lumacip Plus Cream is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have overapplied it, then wipe out the excess medicine with tissue or cotton. Excessive use for a prolonged duration is not advisable as it can lead to hormonal issues.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed the application of Lumacip Plus Cream, then apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this cream to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Lumacip Plus Cream?

A: Lumacip Plus Cream is used in adults for the treatment of melasma of face.

Q: How to use Lumacip Plus Cream?

A: You should use Lumacip Plus Cream as instructed by the doctor. Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use. Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated. Clean the affected area and apply a small amount of the medicine.

Q: Can Lumacip Plus Cream also be used in children?

A: No, Lumacip Plus Cream is not recommended for use in children and adolescents as there is limited safety data available.

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Lumacip Plus Cream?

A: If you get any medicine in your eyes, rinse with water thoroughly, keep your eyes open when you rinse. And contact your doctor.

Quick Summary

Offer Price₹229.5
You Save₹40.5 (15% on MRP)
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ContainsFluocinolone(0.01 %),Tretinoin(0.05 %),Hydroquinone(4.0 %)
UsesMelasma
Side effectsApplication site reactions like burning or stinging sensation, irritation, itching, redness.
Last Updated on: 05 Apr 2021 | 10:35 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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