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General Information on Dexpanthenol

Generic Name : Dexpanthenol

Pronunciation : dex-PAN-than-all

Latest prescription information about Dexpanthenol. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y56.9 | Therapeutic Classification : Miscellaneous Dermatologicals

Trade Names/Brand Names of Dexpanthenol

India : 

International : 

Panthoderm

Why is Dexpanthenol Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a moisturizer, prescribed for dry skin (xerosis). It forms an oily layer on the top of the skin thereby makes the skin softer. 

When should Dexpanthenol not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Dexpanthenol?

Apply this lotion over the affected area and rub the area thoroughly twice daily or as directed by your physician.

How should Dexpanthenol be taken?

It comes as a cream to apply topically.

What are the warnings and precautions for Dexpanthenol?

For external use only.

Avoid contact with eyes, ears, nose or mouth.

Caution should be exercised while using in pregnant and breastfeeding women.

What are the side effects of Dexpanthenol?

  Skin: Irritation, burning and itching.

What are the other precautions for Dexpanthenol?

Always wash your hands well before and after application of this cream.

What are the storage conditions for Dexpanthenol?

Store it at room temperature.

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