Allantoin is used as a moisturizing agent to prevent or treat various skin disorders such as dry, itchy, scaly skin or the psoriasis symptoms and for specific skin irritations such as minor burns due to radiotherapy or a diaper rash.
It works by forming an oily layer on the top of the skin that traps moisture in the skin.
Contraindicated in patients with mastitis or breast abscess, and hypersensitivity.
Topical- 0.5%- Apply a thin layer over the affected area, three times per day.
It comes as a cream to apply topically as directed by your physician.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of open wounds, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Patient may experience excessive tenderness or irritation; if it is so stop the medication.
• Local : Sensitivity to light, skin irritation and burning sensation.
For external use only; avoid contact with eyes and mouth.
Store it at room temperature (25°C). Protect from excess light.
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