What is Dermatix® Ultra used for?
Dermatix® Ultra is a silicone gel. It is commonly used for management of scars resulting from surgery, burns, cuts, scratches, insect bites. Also, it is used for reduction of pain and itchiness associated with scars.
How should I take Dermatix® Ultra?
For topically taken form, you should:
- Apply Dermatix® Ultra on skin as directed by your doctor concerning: dose, schedule.
- Read the label carefully before using Dermatix® Ultra.
- Consult your doctor for any information on the label that you do not clearly understand.
How do I store Dermatix® Ultra?
Dermatix® Ultra is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Dermatix® Ultra in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Dermatix® Ultra that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Dermatix® Ultra down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Dermatix® Ultra?
Before using Dermatix® Ultra, tell your doctor if you have:
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
- You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
- You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Dermatix® Ultra or other medications.
- You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
Not to be applied on open or wet wounds, mucous membranes or near the eyes. Avoid exposure to extreme temp and intense sunlight. Not to be used concomitantly with other skin medications.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Dermatix® Ultra during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Dermatix® Ultra.
What side effects can occur from Dermatix® Ultra?
Some of side effects are redness, pain or irritation to the skin.
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Dermatix® Ultra?
Dermatix® Ultra may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Does food or alcohol interact with Dermatix® Ultra?
Dermatix® Ultra may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Dermatix® Ultra?
Dermatix® Ultra may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Dermatix® Ultra.
What is the dose of Dermatix® Ultra for an adult?
Recommended dose is twice applications per day. The recommended minimum duration of treatment is two months.
What is the dose of Dermatix® Ultra for a child?
The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Dermatix® Ultra available?
Dermatix® Ultra is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- 15g tube and 60 g tube containing silicone gel.
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Dermatix® Ultra, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
Dermatix® Ultra. http://www.mims.com/philippines/drug/info/DermatixUltra%20ultra. Accessed May, 4, 2017.
Dermatix® Ultra. https://www.chemistdirect.co.uk/DermatixUltra-silicone-gel/prd-hhl. Accessed May 4, 2017.
Dermatix® Ultra. http://www.pharmaexpress.be/p/DermatixUltra-Silicone-Gel-15-gr. Accessed May 4, 2017.
Dermatix® Ultra. http://www.DermatixUltra.co.uk/introducing-Dermatix Ultra/silicone-gel/. Accessed May 4, 2017.
Review Date: July 23, 2017 | Last Modified: July 23, 2017