About the drug:
Allium cepa extract, Allantoin is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Mederma Cream. Mederma is a topical skin care for scars and contains Cepalin, a proprietary botanical extract, used to help improve the appearance of scars
Uses of the drug:
Mederma Skin Care for Scars is a topical herbal cream and is used to reduce the appearance of scars, by improving the softness, texture and overall appearance of the scar. This medication is an effective treatment for all types of scar tissue including, scars resulting from surgery, injuries, burns, acne and stretch marks even scars that do not fade or remain raised and uneven. Mederma Cream is safe for using with all types of skin in all ages patients from children over 6 months to the elderly.
Working of the drug:
This drug consists of Allium Cepa extract, Allantoin. This medicine contains a botanical extract called Cepalin, which is derived from onions and also contains allantoin, which is a naturally produced chemical found in many plants, including comfrey. A scar is the visible result of wound repair and is made up of fibrous tissue (fibroblast cells and fibrous proteins like keratin) that replaces normal tissue after injury to heal an open wound. Onion extract present in this medicine provides a natural antioxidant that contributes to the healing process of the scar formation. Allantoin in this medicine is a keratolytic agent that softens keratin found in the epidermis and stimulates the growth of new and a healthy tissue.
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Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Cream under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Mederma Cream – 20 gm Tube
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Allium Copaextract, Allantoinor any other ingredient of the medicine
- You have a normal skin
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are breastfeeding
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have high blood pressure
- Have diabetes
- Have any skin reactions
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never apply this drug in large quantity than it is prescribed by your doctor.
How to take the drug?
Use this drug by applying it evenly to your scar and gently rubbing into your scar. Apply this Cream for 3-4 times a day for 8 weeks on new scars and for 3-6 months on existing scars. You can begin using this medication for Scars as soon as your wound has healed. It can also be used on older scars. This medication should not be used on open wounds.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you finish the prescription. Do not change the dose or stop it even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor Immediately.
If you miss a dose of Mederma, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and rash are the common side effects of Mederma. If any of these effects continuing for a longer time or worsen, contact your doctor immediately.
Mederma may rarely cause serious side effects such as hives, itching, swelling, skin irritation, and scar discoloration. Information on the side effects of Allium Cepa extract, Allantoin in this guide is not complete and there may be other side effects.
Common drug interactions:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially other scar treating cream may show some drug interaction. Therefore, never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if he has same symptoms as you do
- Do not use this medication for any other infection without consulting with the doctor
- In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
- Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature
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