- 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 Contractubex* used for?
Contractubex* (Extr. Cepae–Heparin Sodium–Allantoin) is a topical gel prescribed for the treatment of scars resulting from burns, acid burns, scalds, ulceration, vaccination, amputation, surgeries, acne, shingles, Dupuytren's contracture, and keloids. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Contractubex*?
The dosage of Contractubex* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Contractubex*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Contractubex* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use 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 Contractubex*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Contractubex*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Contractubex*?
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 Contractubex*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
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 Contractubex*?
Like other medicines, Contractubex* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Contractubex* 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 Contractubex* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Contractubex* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Contractubex* can cause side effects such as burning, stinging, redness, and dry skin. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Contractubex*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Contractubex*?
Is it possible for me to use Contractubex* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Contractubex*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Contractubex*?
How will Contractubex* work in my body?
How should Contractubex* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Contractubex* 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 Contractubex* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.