Demelan (Glycolic Acid / Arbutin / Kojic Acid)
What is Demelan (Glycolic Acid / Arbutin / Kojic Acid) used for?
Demelan (Glycolic Acid/Arbutin/Kojic Acid) is a topical medication used to rejuvinate skin and reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging. It operates by exfoliating the skin and encouraging new cell growth to improve elasticity and softness. This action also makes it useful for treating other conditions such as post inflammatory pigmentation, melasma, or hypermelanotic conditions. Your doctor may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Demelan (Glycolic Acid / Arbutin / Kojic Acid)?
Demelan (Glycolic Acid/Arbutin/Kojic Acid) is normally applied once or twice each day, but your individual directions will be determined by your doctor based on your current health and the severity of your symptoms. To apply the medicine rinse and dry the area being treated, apply a small amount of cream, and gently massage it into the skin. Allow any excess medication to evaporate by leaving the area uncovered. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water after each application to prevent the medication from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Demelan (Glycolic Acid / Arbutin / Kojic Acid)?
Demelan (Glycolic Acid/Arbutin/Kojic Acid) will not cause side effects in most patients, although some have reported experiencing:
Stop using the medicine and contact your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any serious side effects or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, rashes, swelling, or trouble breathing. These conditions may require reduced application frequency or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent more health complications from occurring.
Consult your doctor before beginning the use of Demelan (Glycolic Acid/Arbutin/Kojic Acid) to ensure you do not have any conditions that may cause complications with treatment. These can require reduced doses or frequency of application to prevent potential health problems.
Strictly use the medication as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Demelan (Glycolic Acid/Arbutin/Kojic Acid) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.