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Dex-panthenol

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Composition:
Each 100 gm contains:
Panthenol                     5 gm

Properties:
Panthenol is the alcoholic analogue of D-pantothenic acid. Pantothenic acid is a precursor of co-enzyme A which is a co-factor for a variety of enzyme-catalyzed reactions involving transfer of acetyl groups.
As pantothenic acid is essential for normal epithelial function and since alcohol is absorbed percutaneously, Panthenol is used in various dermatologic disorders.

Indications & usage:
Dex-panthenol is indicated for the treatment of various skin disorders including burns, ulcers, wounds, anal fissures, fissured nipples and dressing after operations to enhance healing.

Contraindications:
Dex-panthenol is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the components of the product.

Side effects:
Dex-panthenol is reported to be generally non-toxic.

Dosage and administration:

To be applied to the affected part once or twice daily.
For fissured nipples apply the cream directly after each feed in case of lactating mothers.

Therapeutic category: For healing wounds.

Legal category: OTC.

Package:

Tube of 20 gm.

Storage: Store at a temperature below 30° C.

THIS IS A MEDICAMENT
Medicament is a product, which affects your health and its consumption contrary to instructions is dangerous for you. Follow strictly the doctor’s prescription, the method of use and the instructions of the pharmacist who sold the medicament.
- The doctor and the pharmacist are the experts in medicines, their benefits and risks.
- Do not by yourself interrupt the period of treatment prescribed.
- Do not repeat the same prescription without consulting your doctor.
- Keep all medicaments out of reach of children.

Council of Arab Health Ministers, Union of Arab Pharmacists.