Relieving itching, flaking, irritation, redness, and scaling due to dandruff. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Fostex Medicated Soap is a topical salicylate. It works by causing the skin to swell, soften, and then slough or peel in areas where it is applied.
Fostex Medicated Soap indications
An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) is used to treat many skin disorders, such as acne, dandruff, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis of the skin and scalp, calluses, corns, common warts, and plantar warts, depending on the dosage form and strength of the preparation.
How should I use Fostex Medicated Soap?
There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.
Use Fostex Medicated Soap shampoo as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Shake the medicated shampoo and lotion well before each use.
Wet your hair and shampoo for a full 5 minutes. Rinse and repeat. Be sure to wash your hands after each use.
Apply a small amount of lotion to the affected area. Gently rub it in until it is evenly distributed. Wash your hands after applying Fostex Medicated Soap shampoo.
Do not bandage or wrap the affected area unless directed otherwise by your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Fostex Medicated Soap shampoo, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Fostex Medicated Soap shampoo.
Fostex Medicated Soap dosage
Use as directed.
Fostex Medicated Soap interactions
Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.
Young children may be at increased risk of unwanted effects because of increased absorption of Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) through the skin. Also, young children may be more likely to get skin irritation from Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap). Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) should not be applied to large areas of the body, used for long periods of time, or used under occlusive dressing (air-tight covering, such as kitchen plastic wrap) in infants and children. Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) should not be used in children younger than 2 years of age.
Elderly people are more likely to have age-related blood vessel disease. This may increase the chance of problems during treatment with Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap).
There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding.
As well as its needed effects, Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) / Sulfur (Fostex Medicated Soap) topical may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) / Sulfur (Fostex Medicated Soap) topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
Minor Side Effects
Some Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) / Sulfur (Fostex Medicated Soap) topical side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:
Redness and peeling of skin (may occur after a few days)
Skin irritation not present before use of Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) (moderate or severe)
Frequency not known
Dryness and peeling of skin
redness of skin
unusually warm skin
Symptoms of Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) poisoning
fast or deep breathing
headache (severe or continuing)
ringing or buzzing in ears (continuing)
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
-Skin irritation not present before use of Salicylic acid (Fostex Medicated Soap) (mild) -stinging
Active ingredient matches for Fostex Medicated Soap:
DTP/NCI. "salicylic acid: The NCI Development Therapeutics Program (DTP) provides services and resources to the academic and private-sector research communities worldwide to facilitate the discovery and development of new cancer therapeutic agents.". https://dtp.cancer.gov/dtpstandard/s... (accessed September 17, 2018).
The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Fostex Medicated Soap are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Fostex Medicated Soap. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.
1 consumer reported useful
Was the Fostex Medicated Soap drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease? According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.
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