General English name: Nicotinamide gel

Brand: Nicam, Freederm

Application: pimples or acne


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Drug information for nicotinamide gel

Medication Information: Acne or pimples are common spots. Most people with acne are between the ages of 12 and 25, but some are younger or older. There are small sebaceous glands under your skin that make an oil called sebum that keeps your skin supple and smooth. Small pores on your skin allow sebum to reach the surface of your skin. In pimples, some of these pores become blocked, causing inflamed blackheads or whiteheads. Nicotinamide gel has an anti-inflammatory effect and is useful for treating acne.


Contraindications to nicotinamide gel

Pay attention to the expiration date of nicotinamide gel and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give nicotinamide gel to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.

Do not take nicotinamide gel more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Check for drug interactions with nicotinamide gel and be sure to tell your doctor what other medication you are taking.


Drug interaction of nicotinamide gel

Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist.


Tips to consider before taking nicotinamide gel

Some medications can not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed. Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking nicotinamide gel:

If you are taking other medicines. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.

If you are allergic to any medicine.


Possible side effects of nicotinamide gel

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:

Dry skin, burning, itching and redness

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of this medicine.


How to store nicotinamide gel

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.