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Salen 25mg Tablets

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Salen 25 MG Description

Salen Tablet is an anti psoriasis and anti vitiligo medication. It contains trioxysalen as the active substance. Salen Tablet is used in the treatment of vitiligo and psoriasis. Vitiligo is a conditio...
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ContainsTrioxysalen(25.0 Mg)
UsesPsoriasis, vitiligo
Side effectsNausea, skin itching, headache, dizziness
ClassificationDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
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Uses of Salen 25 MG

  • Salen Tablet is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
  • It is also used to increase the pigmentation of the affected skin in vitiligo.

Contraindications of Salen 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to trioxsalen or any other ingredient of Salen Tablet.
  • If you are taking any medicines or undergoing any procedure that makes you more sensitive to light. If you are not sure what these medicines or procedures are, please confirm with your doctor.

Side effects of Salen 25 MG

  • Nausea
  • Skin itching
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Salen 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Salen 25mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Salen Tablet in pregnancy. This medicine should only be used in pregnancy if recommended by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Salen 25mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Salen Tablet passes into human breast milk. This medicine should only be used by breastfeeding women if recommended by your doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Salen 25mg Tablets?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Salen Tablet on driving ability. If you experience any symptoms after taking this medicine which may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Salen 25mg Tablets?
A:
There is limited information regarding the interaction of alcohol with Salen Tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are going to be exposed to sunlight.
  • You have or have a family history of allergy to sunlight.
  • You have a condition called systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
  • You have any other condition that makes you more sensitive to light.
  • You have an eye problem like cataracts or loss of the lens of the eyes.
  • You have heart or blood vessel disorder.
  • You have an infection or problems related to the stomach.
  • You have or have a history of melanoma or other types of skin cancer.
  • You have received recent treatment with cancer medicines or X-rays or are scheduled for X-ray treatment in the future.

Mode of Action of Salen 25 MG

How Does It Work?

  • In psoriasis, Salen Tablet increases the amount of ultraviolet light that your skin absorbs. This slows down the overgrowth of skin cells in psoriasis and helps to clear psoriasis skin plaques.
  • In vitiligo, this medicine increases the action of a chemical called tyrosinase that is required for the formation of the skin colouring pigment, melanin.

Directions for Use of Salen 25 MG

  • Take Salen Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Salen 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Salen Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Interactions with food items

Taking foods like limes, figs, parsley, parsnips, mustard, carrots and celery while on treatment with Salen Tablet may increase your skin's sensitivity to sunlight.

Storage and disposal of Salen 25 MG

  • Store Salen Tablet in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight. Do not freeze.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Salen 25 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Salen Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Salen Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double...
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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 Salen Tablet used for?

  • Salen Tablet is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
  • It is also used to increase the pigmentation of the affected skin in vitiligo.

Q: What foods to avoid when taking Salen Tablet?

A: You should avoid taking foods like limes, figs, parsley, parsnips, mustard, carrots and celery while on treatment with Salen Tablet as they may increase your skin's sensitivity to sunlight.
Product Details
Brand
SALEN
Expires on or After
02/10/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:10 AM (IST)

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