Acticin cream is used for treating scabies.
However, your doctor may also prescribe the drug for other conditions if found appropriate.
How to use Acticin:
The ideal way to use Triphala is to follow the instructions of your doctor. An alternative way is to check the medicine label for dosage instructions. Thoroughly massage into the skin from the head to the soles of the feet. It is not necessary to put the medicine on the scalp except in children and older patients.
Remove the medicine by washing after 8 to 14 hours.
You may experience itching after treatment. This is not a sign of treatment failure. However if living mites are seen after 14 days, retreatment is necessary.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Acticin.
You must not stop taking the drug without consulting your doctor even if you attain relief after a short while post starting treatment.
Drug Class and Mechanism:
It works by killing the scabies mite (Sarcoptes scabiei).
It is important that you maintain a strict schedule for taking the drug to ensure that you do not miss any doses. But if you do, then you may take it as soon as you remember provided that you space out the next dosage accordingly.
If you miss a dose of Acticin, use it as soon as you remember.
Continue to use it as directed by your doctor.
Never consume two doses to compensate for a missed dosage.
Store Acticin between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C).
Store away from heat, moisture, and light.
Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Acticin out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Consult your doctor before using the Acticin if you have conditions like allergic to any ingredient in Acticin.
Acticin Cream is for external use only. Do not use it near the eyes or allow it to come into contact with the inside of the nose, mouth, or genitals. Irritation may occur if Acticin Cream comes into contact with these areas. If Acticin Cream gets in your eyes, flush with water immediately
Acticin Cream should not be used in children younger than 2 months old; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Acticin Cream while you are pregnant. It is not known if Acticin Cream is found in breast milk after topical use. Do not breast-feed while using Acticin Cream.