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Background and Date of Approval
Allantoin, Aloe Vera, Glycerin, Lanolin, and Vitamin E are the drugs that belong to the category of medicines known as skin protectants.
Mechanism of Action of undefined
Allantoin neutralizes irritants, increases the water content in the intracellular matrix, and enhances cell proliferation resulting in the regeneration of damaged epithelium, skin protectant effect, and healthy-looking skin. Aloe vera mainly increases blood circulation to the affected areas and prevents cell death. Glycerine works as an emollient and humectant. It absorbs water from the surrounding, reducing its evaporation through the skin's surface. Lanolin penetrates the skin and facilitates absorption. Vitamin E blocks lipid peroxidation and has antioxidant effects. It increases water binding capacity.
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Allantoin, Aloe Vera, Glycerin, Lanolin, and Vitamin E is extensively used in cosmetics and topical pharmaceuticals. Aloe vera enhances the skin's collagen content and rejuvenates it by reducing the effects of aging. Glycerine provides sufficient hydration to the skin. Lanolin acts as an emollient and is effective in case of a traumatic nipple, sore nipples, and pain associated with breastfeeding. Vitamin E has antioxidant activity. This lotion helps to improve the moisture barrier of the skin, which helps to prevent the loss of moisture and keeps the skin hydrated.
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This lotion can be used for external use only. It is important to apply enough lotion to cover the affected area that needs treatment and gently massage it into the skin until it is fully absorbed. Avoid contact with eyes. After cleansing, apply the lotion once or twice daily or as your doctor recommends.
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It is important to avoid using this Allantoin, Aloe Vera, Glycerin, Lanolin, and Vitamin E if you have a known allergy to any of its ingredients. Some common symptoms of an allergic reaction may include skin rash, hives, itching, swelling, or other symptoms. If you experience these symptoms after using this lotion, you should discontinue it immediately and seek medical attention. Check the ingredients list on any skincare products before using them, mainly if you have known allergies or sensitive skin. This lotion is also recommended for individuals who experience dry skin conditions like atopic dermatitis (also known as eczema, is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that is characterised by dry, itchy, and inflamed skin). Keeping the skin well-moisturized is crucial in managing atopic dermatitis. This drug helps to hydrate and protect the skin barrier, reducing dryness and itchiness.
Certain fabrics like wool or synthetic fibers, rough clothing, and abrasive materials can irritate the skin and trigger flare-ups. It's best to choose soft, breathable fabrics like cotton and avoid tight-fitting clothing. Emotional stress can exacerbate atopic dermatitis symptoms. Managing stress through relaxation techniques, exercise, and seeking support can help reduce flare-ups. This Allantoin, Aloe Vera, Glycerin, Lanolin, and Vitamin E is designed for external use only and should not be ingested. Be careful to avoid contact with your eyes when using this lotion. If accidental contact occurs, immediately rinse your eyes with water and seek medical attention if necessary.
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them. Allantoin, Aloe Vera, Glycerin, Lanolin, and Vitamin E are generally safe and won't cause any side effects. If you experience any unusual effects, consult your physician for advice.
Word Of Advice
Always read the product label and follow the manufacturer's instructions for use. Do a patch test before using a new product, mainly if you have sensitive skin or a history of allergies. Apply a small amount of the product to an affected area of the skin and wait at least 24 hours to see if there is any reaction. If you get any irritation or adverse reactions, avoid using the product and consult a healthcare provider or a dermatologist. Store the skin care products containing Allantoin, Aloe Vera, Glycerin, Lanolin, and Vitamin E away from direct sunlight. Check the expiration date of the product before using it. Expired products may be less effective and cause skin irritation or other problems. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding or have any underlying medical conditions, speak with your doctor before using new skincare products. Always use sunscreen outside, as this product does not provide sun protection.
Frequently Asked Question
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- Shahnazi et al., Comparison of the Effects of Lanolin, Peppermint, and Dexpanthenol Creams on Treatment of Traumatic Nipples in Breastfeeding Mothers, Journal of Caring Sciences, 2015, 4(4), 297-307, [Accessed on 11th Jun 2021], https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/07b7/27adde95fc86366c217ee956b61d4023a737.pdf?_ga=2.230891485.359301405.1623322086-44692483.1618326608
The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice, it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.