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Medisalic Oint

By TORQUE PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
20g Ointment in Tube
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MRP 140.00
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Salicylic Acid(3.0 %) + Clobetasol(0.05 %)
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Topical Steroid

Medical Description

Medisalic ointment is used for the treatment of various skin conditions such as eczema, impetigo, dermatoses and psoriasis. It helps in managing swelling, dry skin, scaly skin, red and scaly patches. It contains a combination of Clobetasol and Salicylic acid. Clobetasol is a topical steroid and Salicylic acid is an antiseptic and keratolytic. Medisalic ointment should only be used externally and must not be used for any other skin conditions without consulting your doctor.
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Uses of Medisalic Oint

Medisalic Ointment is used for managing skin problems like eczema, psoriasis, impetigo and dermatitis.

Contraindications of Medisalic Oint

  • As this medicine contains clobetasol and salicylic acid, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these when taken alone should be considered contraindicated for this combination.
  • It should not be used for treating infection in your private parts, face, acne, around mouth and skin perforations.
  • If you have any untreated skin infection or skin thinning problem.
  • You should not use this cream if you have chickenpox, shingles, warts or any other wounds and skin infections.
  • The ointment is not meant for children less than 12 years of age.

Side effects of Medisalic Oint

  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Allergy
  • Thinning of skin
  • Cracks on skin
  • Redness
  • Dryness

Precautions and Warnings of Medisalic Oint

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Medisalic Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
Medisalic ointment contains topical steroids which can potentially harm the baby. Therefore, it should be used only under a doctor's supervision. In case you are prescribed with this cream, avoid using in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Medisalic Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Medisalic ointment can be used by a breastfeeding woman if prescribed by the doctor. It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of breastfeeding mother as there can be chances of ingestion of this by a breastfed infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Medisalic Ointment?
A:
It does not influence your driving ability since it is applied externally on the skin.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Medisalic Ointment?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. Alcohol delays healing and makes your skin dry. Thus, caution is advised.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions to any other topical medicine or steroid
  • If you experience sudden weight gain, purple stretch marks on arms, breast or stomach, thinning of the skin (Cushing's syndrome)
  • You should not use this ointment on open wounds or on a large surface area
  • If you are experiencing irritation, dryness, sensitivity on skin after applying this ointment, discontinue and consult your doctor
  • You should not apply this medicine near eyes, eyelids, nose or mucous membranes
  • You should not smoke or go near smoke or heat after applying this ointment

Mode of Action of Medisalic Oint

How Does It Work?

  • Medisalic ointment works by the combined action of its two components
  • Clobetasol is a steroid which acts by blocking the synthesis of natural substance, i.e. prostaglandins which is responsible for itching, swelling and redness
  • Salicylic acid improves the condition of swelling and redness in the skin and helps in shedding the hard skin or dead skin and improves the penetration of clobetasol into the skin

Directions for Use of Medisalic Oint

  • Use Medisalic ointment as directed by your doctor and follow all the instructions.
  • For external use only, apply it on the healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using Medisalic ointment unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Apply a thin layer and rub gently to cover the affected area, for days and time advised by your doctor.
  • If you do not see any improvement in your condition within 15 days, you should consult your doctor.

Interactions of Medisalic Oint

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medisalic ointment is for local application on skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine. Discuss with your doctor if you are already on another topical medicine.
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  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Medisalic ointment with other medicines. However, as Medisalic ointment contains two different components, any interaction seen with these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination.
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  • Be cautious if you are taking antifungal medicines like Itraconazole, Ritonavir which is used in HIV infection. Do not apply any other topical medicine on the area where Medisalic ointment is applied.

Storage and disposal of Medisalic Oint

  • Store Medisalic ointment 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 Medisalic Oint

Overdose

Medisalic ointment is for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied extra quantities of this cream, wipe out the excess of the medicine with a tissue or cotton.
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Missed a Dose

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

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I need to take before applying Medisalic ointment?

  • Do not use it for a longer time than your doctor suggested
  • Do not apply this medicine to windburned or sunburned skin or on open wounds
  • Do not use this medicine in or around the eyes, lips or inside of the nose
  • Wash your hands afterwards to remove any medicine that may remain on them

Q: For how long do I need to apply Medisalic ointment?

  • Keep using this medicine for the full time of treatment, even if your symptoms begin to clear up after a short time
  • If you stop using this medicine too soon, your side effects may get worse

Q: What is the use of Medisalic ointment?

A: It 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 applying Medisalic ointment?

A: No, sun exposure to conditions like eczema and skin conditions such as dermatoses can worsen the condition. Therefore, avoid direct exposure to sunlight.

Q: I am having a history of rashes with the use of other medicine, should I use Medisalic ointment?

A: Medisalic ointment may also produce rashes to severe allergic reactions in the body. So, it is always advisable to tell your doctor about medicine allergy history beforehand.

Q: Can Medisalic ointment be used to cure wounds?

A: No, this medicine does not cure wounds and it should not be applied on wounds.

Q: What should I do if I accidentally applied the Medisalic ointment to my eyes?

A: This medicine ideally should not be used on the genital area, eyes, mouth and open wounds. In case you have applied it accidentally to your eyes, wash it immediately by splashing lots of water. Visit your nearest doctor if needed.

Q: Can Medisalic ointment be used in children?

A: No, this ointment is not recommended in children below 12 years of age.

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ContainsSalicylic Acid(3.0 %),Clobetasol(0.05 %)
UsesEczema, psoriasis, impetigo and dermatitis
Side effectsBurning, irritation, itching, allergy, thinning of skin
Last Updated on: 03 Apr 2021 | 10:52 AM (IST)
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