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Code:703849-002

Almeta Ointment : 10g x 5 tubes

Sale Price:US$57.00

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Shionogi & Co., Ltd.
Brand Shionogi & Co., Ltd.
JAN Code ---
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Ingredient Code 2646727
Shipping Schedule 5-8 working days after payment confirmation

Description

This medicine is a synthetic corticosteroid, and it improves the symptoms such as itch, redness and swelling by inflammation in skin.
It is usually used for the treatment of eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, etc. As a general rule, it should not be used for inflammation caused by infections with bacteria, fungi, etc. Furthermore, it should not be used for skin ulcers, serious burns or frostbites, because the medicine may delay the healing process.

Presentation

10g x 5 tubes

Feature

pale yellowish white translucent ointment

Active Ingredients

Alclometasone dipropionate

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine is a synthetic corticosteroid, and it improves the symptoms such as itch, redness and swelling by inflammation in skin.
It is usually used for the treatment of eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, etc. As a general rule, it should not be used for inflammation caused by infections with bacteria, fungi, etc. Furthermore, it should not be used for skin ulcers, serious burns or frostbites, because the medicine may delay the healing process.

Usage/Dosage

In general, apply a suitable amount of the medicine to affected parts, once to several times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your disease and symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
Take care so that the medicine does not get into your eyes.
Never apply the medicine for cosmetic purposes, under a makeup, after a shave, etc.
Pay special attention when applying the medicine to where a diaper touches, and follow the instructions for use.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose.
If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not stop using the medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Cautions

If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines or foods.
If you are a patient with skin infections by bacteria, fungi, etc., skin diseases caused by animals such as mite and crab lice, abnormalities of the eardrum, skin ulcers, burns or frostbites.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Contraindication

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include folliculitis (suppuration of pores), furuncle (boil), steroid acne, feeling of skin stimulation and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.

(When applying the medicine to your eyelids, or when using a large amount of it or using it for extended period over a wide area) headache, foggy vision, pain in the eyes, sensitive to light [ocular hypertension, glaucoma, posterior subcapsular cataract]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.