Uses of Acnewar 5 % Gel
What is it prescribed for?
LeprosyAcnewar 5 % Gel is used to treat leprosy, a long-term infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae> or Mycobacterium lepromatosis, characterized by the loss of parts of extremities due to repeated injuries or unnoticed wounds. This medicine is used in combination with rifampicin and clofazimine to treat leprosy.
Dermatitis herpetiformisDermatitis herpetiformis is a chronic blistering skin condition characterized by blisters filled with a watery fluid and intense itching. Acnewar 5 % Gel is the primary treatment along with a gluten-free diet. With this treatment, the itching is reduced within 2-3 days.
Acne vulgarisAcnewar 5 % Gel is used topically to treat acne vulgaris, a condition characterized by blackheads or whiteheads, pimples, and possible scarring.
Major & minor side effects for Acnewar 5 % Gel
- Peripheral neuropathySEVERERARE
- Suicidal thinking and behaviourSEVERERARE
- Nausea and vomiting
- Loss of appetite
- Skin rash
- Yellowing of skin and eyesSEVERERARE
- Photosensitivity of skinSEVERE