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Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

By AJANTA PHARMA LIMITED
20g Cream in Tube
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MRP 180.00
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Melalong Plus Cream 20gm Description

Melalong 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 m

dicine 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.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹153.00
You Save₹27.00 (15% on MRP)
ContainsTretinoin(0.25 %) + Hydroquinone(2.0 %) + Fluocinolone(0.1 %)
UsesMelasma
Side effectsApplication site reactions like burning or stinging sensation, irritation, itching, redness.
TherapyDRUGS FOR MELASMA
Check more medicines with composition as Tretinoin(0.25 %) + Hydroquinone(2.0 %) + Fluocinolone(0.1 %)

Uses of Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

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

Contraindications of Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

  • If you are allergic to Fluocinolone, Tretinoin and Hydroquinone or any other ingredients of Melalong 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 Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

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

Precautions and Warnings of Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Melalong Plus Cream during pregnancy?
A:
Melalong 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 Melalong Plus Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Melalong 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 Melalong Plus Cream?
A:
Melalong 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 Melalong Plus Cream?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Melalong 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 Melalong 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.
  • Melalong 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 an...
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Mode of Action of Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

How Does It Work?

  • Melalong 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 Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

  • Melalong 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 Melalong 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 Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

Interactions with other medicines

Melalong 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 ge...
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Storage and disposal of Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

  • Store Melalong 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 Melalong Plus Cream 20gm

Overdose

As Melalong 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...
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Missed a Dose

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

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Melalong Plus Cream?

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

Q: How to use Melalong Plus Cream?

A: You should use Melalong 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 Melalong Plus Cream also be used in children?

A: No, Melalong 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 Melalong 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.
Product Details
Brand
MELALONG PLUS
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 23 May 2022 | 10:29 PM (IST)

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