INTRODUCTION OF DECDAN LITE
DECDAN LITE CREAM is a combination of Hydroquinone, Tretinoin, Mometasone furoate which belongs to the group of medicines called Depigmenting agents, Retinoids and Corticosteroids respectively. It is used in adults for the treatment of moderate to severe melasma (dark spots on the skin) in association with sun-avoidance measures, like using sunscreens and wearing protective clothing.
Melasma is one of the most frequently acquired hyperpigmentation (excess melanin production) disorders with symptoms such as symmetrical brown patches on sun exposed areas mainly on face.
It is advised to avoid exposure to sun during treatment with DECDAN LITE CREAM for better results. While going out apply sunscreens and wear full covering protective clothes.
Before using DECDAN LITE CREAM inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney, lung or heart diseases.
Safety and efficacy of DECDAN LITE CREAM is not established in pregnant women and in children below 12 years of age. Ask for your doctor’s advice before using. DECDAN LITE CREAM should be used with caution in breastfeeding women.
The most common side effects of using DECDAN LITE CREAM are mild burning, stinging, redness and dryness. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen or doesn’t improve.
USES OF DECDAN LITE
It is used in adults to
- Treats moderate to severe melasma (dark spots on the skin)
HOW DECDAN LITE WORKS?
DECDAN LITE CREAM helps in treating melasma where Hydroquinone is a skin bleaching agent that blocks enzyme tyrosinase which is responsible for the production of melanin that cause pigmentation. Thus, it helps for fading of dark spots in skin. Tretinoin helps to recover the damage to the skin caused by sun exposure (photodamage) by thickening skin layer and loss of keratinized cells.it helps to rejuvenate the skin. Mometasone furoate blocks prostaglandin synthesis and reduces redness, swelling and itching caused by tretinoin and other skin infections.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Apply DECDAN LITE CREAM as advised by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after applying DECDAN LITE CREAM. Wash your face with a mild soap and dry properly. Apply DECDAN LITE CREAM at night and gently massage it in until it is absorbed. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose, mouth, mucous membrane. Avoid exposure to sunlight while using this medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DECDAN LITE
RARE EFFECTS OF DECDAN LITE
Stop using DECDAN LITE CREAM and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following:
- Infraorbital and paranasal fissures
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Drink plenty of water, milk, honey and stay hydrated. Apply sunflower oil, coconut oil ,aloe vera or petroleum jelly to moisturize skin. Contact doctor if it doesn’t improve.
Apply cool compress or wet cloth over affected area. Avoid hot bath because hot water can irritate your skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use protective clothing when going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin and apply calamine lotion as a coolant. Contact doctor if it is not subsiding.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
The safety and efficacy of DECDAN LITE CREAM is not being established in pregnant women. Consult with your doctor before using.
DECDAN LITE CREAM should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult with your doctor before using.
Do not use DECDAN LITE CREAM if you are allergic to Hydroquinone, Tretinoin, Mometasone or any other constituents of this medicine. Consult your doctor before using.
Use in paediatrics:
The safety and efficacy of DECDAN LITE CREAM is not being established in children below 12 years of age. Consult with your child’s doctor before using it for your child.
Use in geriatrics:
There is no information on the use of DECDAN LITE CREAM in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before using DECDAN LITE CREAM.
A. Drug – drug interactions:
Before using DECDAN LITE CREAM, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.
If you or anyone else accidentally ingests or apply too much of DECDAN LITE CREAM, consult your doctor immediately.
- Keep DECDAN LITE CREAM out of reach of children
- Store DECDAN LITE CREAM at room temperature not exceeding 25°C
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