Medicine : Melanocyl (25gm)

Name:Melanocyl (25gm)
Type:Ointment
Manufacturer:Franco-indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Benzoic Acid , Metaxalone , Methoxsalen
Composition:Benzoic Acid(2%w/w) , Metaxalone(0.75%w/w) , Methoxsalen(1 % W/v)
Substitutes:melanocyl (25gm) , melanocyl (25gm) , melanocyl (25gm)


Generic ( Benzoic Acid )



Typical use Of Benzoic Acid :Athelets Foot, Ringworm.
Mechanism of action of Benzoic Acid :Benzoic Acid Has A Potent Keratolytic Action And A Slight Antiseptic Action When Applied Topically. It Softens And Destroys The Stratum Corneum By Increasing Endogenous Hydration Which Causes The Horny Layer Of The Skin To Swell, Soften, And Then Desquamate. At High Concentrations, Benzoic Acid Has A Caustic Effect. It Also Possesses Weak Antifungal And Antibacterial Activity.
Drug Interaction of Benzoic Acid :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Benzoic Acid :Erythema Multiforme, Blurred Vision, Irregular Heart Beat, Hives, Dry Mouth, Flushing, Nausea And Vomiting.

INTERACTIONS OF BENZOIC ACID


How Benzoic Acid will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Benzoic Acid will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Benzoic Acid

No Studies Found






Generic ( Metaxalone )



Typical use Of Metaxalone :Painful Musculoskeletal Conditions.
Mechanism of action of Metaxalone :Metaxalone Shows Muscle Relaxant Property Due To General Central Nervous System Depression.
Drug Interaction of Metaxalone :Metaxalone Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Oxymorphone. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Metaxalone :Seizures, Jaundice, Leucopenia, Hemolytic Anemia, Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Irritability, Nervousness, Nausea And Vomiting, Gastrointestinal Disturbances.

INTERACTIONS OF METAXALONE


How Metaxalone will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Metaxalone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Metaxalone

No Studies Found






Generic ( Methoxsalen )



Typical use Of Methoxsalen : Alopecia, Atopic Dermatitis, Chronic Dermatitis, Chronic Psoriasis, Eczema, Lichen Planus, Mycosis Fungoides, Polymorphous Light Eruption, Psoriasis.
Mechanism of action of Methoxsalen :After Activation Methoxsalen Binds Preferentially To The Guanine And Cytosine Moieties Of DNA, Leading To Cross-linking Of DNA, Thus Inhibiting DNA Synthesis And Function.
Drug Interaction of Methoxsalen :Methoxsalen Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Fosphenytoin, Phenytoin (Na). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Methoxsalen : Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Insomnia, Nervousness, Pruritus, Vertigo, Itching, Hypotension, Depression, Edema, Peeling Of Skin.

INTERACTIONS OF METHOXSALEN


How Methoxsalen will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Methoxsalen will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Methoxsalen

No Studies Found