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Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

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20g Gel in Tube
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Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm Description

Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm contains tretinoin, a form of vitamin A as its active ingredient. It is used for the topical treatment of acne. During the treatment with Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm , it is recom...
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ContainsTretinoin(0.05 %)
UsesAcne
Side effectsDry skin, scaling or peeling of skin, burning sensation on skin
ClassificationANTI-ACNE
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Uses of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

Acne

Contraindications of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

If you are allergic to tretinoin or any of the ingredients of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm .

Side effects of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

  • Dry skin
  • Scaling or peeling of the skin
  • Burning sensation on the skin
  • Redness of the skin

Precautions and Warnings of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited information about the effects during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if the components of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm pass into the breastmilk and there are no establishments of its safety in breastfeeding women. Hence, it is not recommended to use if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm ?
A:
It is a topical preparation and it will not affect your driving ability or your ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm ?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, you should avoid using alcohol as it can delay the body's response to infection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You should avoid using it on inflamed or sunburned skin, due to the possibility of severe irritation.
  • You experience redness, dryness or severe irritation. The doctor may reduce the dose and frequency of application of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm or may also discontinue the treatment for some time.
  • You should avoid being exposed to direct sunlight, after applying this , to reduce the chances of photosensitization (which means skin damage due to UV or sunlight). Try to use a good sunscreen with a...
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  • You have an allergy to fish proteins, as there are chances of developing severe itching or swollen red bumps on the skin.

Mode of Action of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

How Does It Work?

Tretinoin is a metabolite of Vitamin A and is a keratolytic agent. It acts by clearing the skin pores that get clogged with dead skin cells, dust and oil. It also helps in inhibiting the development o...
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Directions for Use of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

  • Apply Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • It is for external use only.
  • Apply it on the healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Apply a thin layer of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm to the affected area.
  • You should wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.

Interactions of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
  • However, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are already using topical medicated soaps, shampoos, cleansers or products with a high concentration of alcohol, as it can increase the irritation with Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm .
  • Caution is advised if you are also taking medicines that increase sensitivity to sunlight (photosensitizers) like thiazides (antihypertensives), tetracyclines, fluoroquinolones, sulfonamides (antibiot...
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Storage and disposal of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

  • Store Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm

Overdose

As Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm is meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have skipped an application, apply it as soon as possible. Do not use it in an excess amount just to compensate for the skipped usage.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is acne?

A: Acne is a skin condition that develops due to the clogging of hair follicles. The skin pores get clogged with oil, dust or dead skin cells, which may lead to blackheads, whiteheads, red bumps on the skin or pus-filled pimples. It is most common in teenagers.

Q: Does Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm remove acne scars?

A: Xylem A 0 0.5% Gel 20gm helps in removing scars as it contains tretinoin, which can reduce acne scars by increasing the cell turnover rate, thus increasing the cell growth in the affected area.
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:22 PM (IST)

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