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Burnol Cream

Manufactured byMOREPEN LABORATORIES LTD
ContainsAminacrine (0.1 %w/w) + Cetrimide (0.5 %w/w)
Description

Burnol Cream is a combination medicine used for the treatment of burns. It provides immediate relief in burns, prevents infection and helps in quick healing.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Burnol Cream

  • Rash
  • Skin blistering
  • Redness of skin
  • Burning sensation

Uses of Burnol Cream

What is it prescribed for?

  • Minor burns
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. If the medicine is used, care should be taken so that the infant does not come into contact with the medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to aminacrine, cetrimide, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. If the medicine is used, care should be taken so that the infant does not come into contact with the medicine.
General warnings

External use

This medicine is only recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the mouth and eyes.

Skin irritation

Use of this medicine may cause skin irritation in some patients. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in such cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms unless it is applied for a prolonged period of time in large volumes. However, ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected area as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not cover the application area with bandages or other coverings unless specifically instructed by the doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Aminacrine is an antimicrobial agent which prevents infections during the burns. Cetrimide destroys or damages the cell membranes of bacteria; this eventually results in the death of bacteria.
Legal Status

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Classification

Category

Topical anti-infectives, Topical Antiseptic

Schedule

OTC

Burnol - The Original Burns Cream in 10 grams [Internet]. Drmorepen.com. 2018 [cited 30 October 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drmorepen.com/products/burnol

Care Antiseptic First Aid Cream - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (eMC) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2018 [cited 11 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4819
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Information on this page was last updated on 13 May 2019

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