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Salen 5mg Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
70.50*
MRP 82.94
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Salen 5 MG Description

Salen Tablet is primarily used to treat certain skin conditions, including vitiligo and psoriasis. It is a photosensitive medication used along with UV-A rays therapy. Psoriasis is a skin disease tha

t causes red, itchy scaly patches commonly on the knees, elbows, and scalp. And vitiligo is a disease in which skin colour is lost. It contains trioxsalen, as its active ingredient that belongs to a class of medicines called photosensitizer. Salen Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the exact dose and duration as prescribed. Do not stop taking this medicine, even if you start feeling better after taking this medicine. Before taking Salen Tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹70.50
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ContainsTrioxsalen(5.0 Mg)
UsesPsoriasis and vitiligo
Side effectsItching, nausea, headaches, dizziness
TherapyDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
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uses

Uses of Salen 5 MG

Salen Tablet is used to treat vitiligo, a condition in which the skin loses its pigment cells (melanocytes).
contraindications

Contraindications of Salen 5 MG

If you are allergic to trioxsalen or any other ingredient of Salen Tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Salen 5 MG

  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Salen 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Salen 5mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of Salen Tablet in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Salen 5mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
A breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under a doctor's recommendation. Refrain from self-medication.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Salen 5mg Tablets?
A:
Sometimes this medicine may cause dizziness, as a side effect. So, it is advised to avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery until you know how Salen Tablet affects you.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Salen 5mg Tablets?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Salen Tablet. So it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience burning, blistering, or skin irritation after taking this medicine.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have any other medical condition such as eye problem, stomach problem or heart disorder etc.
  • You have a history of skin cancer.
  • You are already taking any other medications including vitamins or supplements as well.
  • Control exposure to direct sunlight as per the doctor's instructions.
  • If sunlight cannot be avoided, use sunblock (consult prescriber for specific SPF level), and wear protective clothing.
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Mode of Action of Salen 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Salen Tablet is a photosensitive medication used along with UV-A rays (ultraviolet light A). It penetrates the skin and increases skin melanization (form melanin). It activates certain skin cells (mel...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Salen 5 MG

  • Salen Tablet should be taken exactly as told by the doctor.
  • Do not stop or modify the dose, unless told by the doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Salen 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Salen Tablet may affect the way other medicines...
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  • In particular, if you are taking any other skin treatment or any medication for your skin condition.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Salen 5 MG

  • Store it at room temperature in the original package to protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Salen 5 MG

Overdose

There is limited information about the effect of an overdose of Salen Tablet. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor or reach out to your nearest hospital as soon as possible. Try to carry the pa...
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Missed a Dose

  • It would be best if you don't miss a dose of Salen Tablet as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of the Lumerax-80 tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's already the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Never take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Salen Tablet cause dizziness?

A: Yes, dizziness can be experienced as a side effect in a few individuals. So it is advised to avoid driving or doing any physical activity that requires mental alertness, during the treatment with Salen Tablet.

Q: What is the dose of Salen Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Salen Tablet usually depend on the severity of the condition, as well as the patient’s medical history and current health condition. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended.

Q: How to take Salen Tablet?

A: You should take Salen Tablet exactly as told by the doctor. However, it should preferably be taken with milk or after meals to avoid stomach irritation or discomfort.
Last Updated on: 11 Jun 2022 | 06:25 PM (IST)
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