Drug ID: 1d00000056
Drug Name: Allantoin
Generic Names: Anaproct Ointment | Acnethro (50 gm) | Silbact Plus | Alphosyl | Anomex | D Swet | Vera Gel | Aloederm-B (250 gm) | Shield | Clenchin | Acnethro | Masse Cream | Alorex | Clin 3 Soap | Silrox | Vera (125 ml) | Silvogel Plus | Aloederm-B | Pregnacream | Clinagel | Pregnacream (50 gm) | Contractubex | Blistex
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Recommended Dose: 0.5%- Apply a thin layer over the affected area, three times per day.
Recommended In: This medication is a topical agent, prescribed for psoriasis, and other skin diseases. It works by forming an oily layer on the top of the skin that traps water in the skin.
Directions For Use: It comes as a cream to apply topically as directed by your physician.
Storage: Store it at room temperature (25°C). Protect from excess light.
Dosage Forms: Cream
Side Effects: Local - Sensitivity to light, skin irritation and burning sensation.
In Case of Overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of open wounds, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Patient may experience excessive tenderness or irritation; if it is so stop the medication.
Contraindicated in patients with mastitis or breast abscess, and hypersensitivity.
Drug Interaction: No data available.