Contractubex gel is a cream used to treat various skin disorders and leave the skin smooth and healthy. The drug acts by stimulating formation of new skin cells and blood vessels, thus speeding up the healing process. It also reduces scar formation considerably.
The active ingredients in Contractubex gel are Allantoin, Extractum Cepae Cepalin and Heparin. These ingredients together help in healthy skin healing, healing of damaged blood vessels and curbing scar formation. Apart from these, other neutral ingredients are also part of Contractubex gel which help the active ingredients to act on the skin.
Contractubex gel is used to treat the following skin conditions:
Other skin conditions which have not been mentioned above may also be treated using Contractubex gel.
Contractubex gel can cause side effects if used without any medical indication, if it is used in excess, or if patient is allergic to either of its components. Some of the side effects of the gel are mentioned below:
Other than these, other side effects could also occur due to usage of Contractubex gel. Patients should stop using the gel and contact their doctor/dermatologist immediately.
Patients should follow certain do's and dont's while using Contractubex gel, in order to avoid development of harmful drug reactions. Some of the important points which will help to do so have been mentioned below:
Following these instructions will disallow any harmful drug reaction and enhance the therapeutic effect of the gel.
Suitable alternatives for Contractubex gel are mentioned below:
Scar gel should be used in place of Contractubex only if a dermatologist has prescribed it.