- Benzoyl Peroxide
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Duofilm* used for?
Generic for Duofilm* (Salicylic Acid) is a topical ointment used to treat psoriasis, acne, warts, corns, and other dry/scaly skin conditions. By increasing the amount of moisture in the skin, this medication helps shed dead skin cells from the outer layer of the skin. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Duofilm* ?
The dosage of Generic for Duofilm* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician's instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Apply a thin film of Generic for Duofilm* topical medicine onto the affected area.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Duofilm*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Duofilm* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Duofilm*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Duofilm*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Duofilm* ?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Duofilm*
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Duofilm*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Duofilm* can interact with anticoagulants.
Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Duofilm* ?
Like other medicines, Generic for Duofilm* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Duofilm* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Duofilm* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Duofilm* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Duofilm* can cause side effects such as skin irritation, peeling, burning, and redness. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Duofilm*
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Duofilm* ?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Duofilm* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Duofilm*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Duofilm*?
How will Generic for Duofilm* work in my body?
How should Generic for Duofilm* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Duofilm* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Duofilm* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.