Melgain lotion is manufactured by the very popular Dr Reddy’s Laboratories in partnership with Issar Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd. It is used to treat the patients suffering from vitiligo by causing a re-pigmentation of the skin. It contains decapeptide, the first peptide-based drug for vitiligo.
Vitiligo is a skin condition that leads to white patches on the body due to the loss of normal skin pigment called melanin.
Its unique mechanism of action enhances re-pigmentation when used in combination with other therapies. It contains Deca Peptide Topical as an active ingredient. It works by inhibiting the growth of microorganisms.
Uses of Melgain Lotion for Vitiligo
It is used to treat the following skin conditions:
- White patches on the skin
- Microbial Infections
- Facial hyperpigmentation
Melgain lotion leads to re-pigmentation to 80-90% of the patients. It is safe and effective for usage on various body parts as established by various clinical studies. Studies have also shown that patients respond faster when this lotion is used with other medical treatment options.
In case of a missed dose, apply it as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, then skip the missed one and follow your regular schedule. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed one.
It is practically impossible for overdose when it is used externally. In case of accidental injection, contact your doctor immediately. Do not stop using this lotion unless instructed by your doctor.
The lotion comes in 2ml, 5ml and 10ml bottles for first-time users to try out and the regular users.
- Consult your doctor about your medical history, and on-going medications before using this lotion.
- Tell your doctor if you are allergic to decapeptide or any other ingredients of this lotion.
- It should be used externally only on the skin.
- You should never consume it orally.
- Store away from the damp place.
- Keep out of reach of children.
Side Effects of Melgain Lotion
You may experience some minor or major side effects including the shortness of breath, itching at the area of application, abdominal pain and swelling etc.