Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Pacroma Cream
Pacroma Cream is used to treat eczema (atopic dermatitis). It works by suppressing the activity of certain immune cells that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) of the skin. This relieves itching and improves rashes in atopic dermatitis.
In Atopic dermatitis
Pacroma Cream belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. Although the exact cause of eczema is not known, it is thought the immune system is involved. This medicine can be used as a short-term treatment for severe eczema when other treatments have not worked or are not appropriate. It is normally used for a maximum of 8 weeks but can be effective in improving the appearance of your skin and providing relief from symptoms like itching and pain. This may help you sleep better and improve your concentration.
Pacroma Cream is used for external use. It should be used 2-4 times a day on the affected area or use it as suggested by the doctor. It should be applied slowly and evenly to the skin until it is rubbed in. You should not use it too often and you should not cover the treated area with a bandage or plaster. You must inform your doctor if there’s no improvement even after two weeks of treatment or if the skin gets worse.
Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
It should be applied slowly and evenly to the skin until it is rubbed in. You should not use it too often and you should not cover the treated area with a bandage or plaster. You must inform your doctor if there’s no improvement even after two weeks of treatment or if the skin gets worse.
Q. Is Pacroma Cream a steroid?
No. Pacroma Cream is an immuno-suppressant. It is not a steroid.
Q. Is Pacroma Cream effective?
Yes, Pacroma Cream is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop using it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Pacroma Cream too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. Is Pacroma Cream available over the counter?
No, it is not an over the counter medicine. Pacroma Cream is a prescription medicine which means that it can be bought only with a valid prescription by a doctor.
Q. What is Pacroma Cream used for?
Pacroma Cream is used for treating mild or moderate atopic dermatitis (eczema) of the skin, in cases where corticosteroids cannot be used.
Q. How does Pacroma Cream work?
Pacroma Cream works by decreasing the response of the body’s immune system that is responsible for causing swelling and redness associated with dermatitis. Therefore, it effectively relieves the symptoms.
Q. How to use Pacroma Cream?
Before using Pacroma Cream, wash the affected area with mild soap and water, rinse and pat dry. Apply a thin layer of Pacroma Cream to the affected skin. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Pacroma Cream gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.
Q. What should I do if I forget to use Pacroma Cream?
If you forget to use Pacroma Cream, do not worry and continue using Pacroma Cream as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.
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