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Aftil

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Aftil uses

Aftil consists of Benzoin Resin, Cinnamon, Salicylic Acid.

Benzoin Resin:


Active Ingredient

Benzoin Compound Tincture (Benzoin, Aloe, Storax, Tolu, Balsam, Alcohol)

Intended Use

  • Forms a coating over a wound
  • For protecting recurring canker sores

Directions

For adults and supervised children 2 years and older:

Dry affected area of skin or oral mucosa. Apply with a cotton

swab or gauze every 3-4 hours or as directed by your physician.

Warnings

Do not

  • Use this product for more than 7 days unless directed by a dentist or doctor
  • Exceed recommended dosage

Stop use and ask a dentist or doctor if

  • Sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days
  • Irritation, pain, or redness persists or worsens
  • Swelling, rash, or fever develop

Directions

Adults and children 6 months or age and older: Dry affected area of oral mucosa. Apply the swab applicator every 3-4 hours or as directed by physician. Children under 6 months of age: Consult a dentist or Doctor

Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77° F) in tight, light-resistant containers. Avoid exposure

to direct sunlight or heat.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

In case of accidental ingestions, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

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Salicylic Acid:


Pharmacological action

Aftil is pharmaceytical active ingredient for topical use. Inhibits the secretion of the sebaceous and sweat glands. At low concentrations it has keratoplastic and in high doses keratolytic effect. Aftil (Salicylic Acid) has a weak antimicrobial activity.

Why is Aftil (Salicylic Acid) prescribed?

Monotherapy with Aftil (Salicylic Acid) and as part of combination therapies for inflammatory, infectious and other skin lesions, including burns, psoriasis, eczema, dyskeratosis, ichthyosis, acne vulgaris, warts, hyperkeratosis, corn, callus, oily seborrhea, scaly skin disease, hair loss, sweating feet.

Dosage and administration

Aftil is applied to the skin surface 2-3 times / day.

Aftil (Salicylic Acid) side effects, adverse reactions

Rarely: local reactions such as itching, burning, skin rashes, allergic reactions.

Aftil contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Aftil (Salicylic Acid), renal failure, infancy.

Special instructions

The composition of the solution for topical use include ethanol.

Aftil drug interactions

Aftil (Salicylic Acid) is pharmaceutically not compatible with resorcinol (forms melted mixture) and zinc oxide (forms insoluble forms of zinc salicylate).

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Aftil pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Aftil available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Aftil destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Aftil Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Aftil pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."NEUTROGENA RAPID CLEAR 7 DAY ACNE INTERVENTION (SALICYLIC ACID) KIT [NEUTROGENA CORPORATION]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."BENZ PROTECT (BENZOIN RESIN) LIQUID [GERITREX LLC]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "Benzoin resin". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/su... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Aftil?

Depending on the reaction of the Aftil after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Aftil not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Aftil addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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