Advantan Cream 10Gm
Brand : bayer pharma (pvt) ltd.
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
It reduces the inflammation and allergic reaction of the skin. Therefore it lessens redness (erythema), fluid build-up (oedema) and fluid oozing from the inflamed skin. It also relieves the itchiness, burning sensation or pain you may feel.
USAGE AND SAFETY
Common: A burning sensation and itch at the site of application Uncommon: Dryness, redness (erythema), blisters, hair follicle inflammation (folliculitis), rash or tingling at the site of application -Allergic skin reaction (contact dermatitis) Rare: Skin infection, swelling or irritation at the site of application - Fungal skin infection -Skin infection producing pus, skin cracks, swelling of the small blood vessels in the skin, thinning of the skin (atrophy), acne . Not known: Increased hair growth -Stretch marks, specific skin inflammation in the area of the upper lip and chin (perioral dermatitis), skin discolouration, allergic skin reaction (contact dermatitis) - Blurred vision
Interactions with other medicines are not known so far. However, tell your doctor if you are using, have recently used or might use any other medicines.
It is used for the treatment of atopic dermatitis (endogenous eczema, neurodermatitis), eczema in children, contact eczema, or degenerative, dyshidrotic, or vulgar eczema.
When not to Use
Do not use • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance methylprednisolone aceponate (MPA) or to any of the other ingredients of methylprednisolone • if pre-existing eczema or rash has become infected • on skin areas affected by a skin inflammation that is red/rosy in colour (rosacea), ulcers, inflamed diseases of the sebaceous glands (acne vulgaris) or skin folds, groin or under the arm pits (intertrigo acne) or skin diseases accompanied by a thinning of the skin (atrophic skin diseases) • On skin that is weeping .
Anti-inflammatory medicines (corticosteroids) like the active substance methylprednisolone aceponate show strong effects on the body. It is not recommended to use on large areas of the body or for prolonged periods of time as this will significantly increase the risk of side effects.
If your doctor diagnoses that your skin disease is accompanied by bacterial or fungal infections, additional specific therapy is required. Talk to your doctor if the infection spreads or gets worse.
If you use this medicine for other diseases than prescribed, you may cover the symptoms and hinder the right diagnosis and therapy.
Contact your doctor if you experience blurred vision or other visual disturbances.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.