What is Keralac?
There are numerous varieties and brands of urea topical on the market, and not all brands are listed in this booklet. Keralac (for your skin) can be used for softening dry or rough skin that is caused by skin disorders like eczema, psoriasis, keratosis, and many more. It is also employed to heal damaged fingernails and toenails, allowing them to be removed without surgical intervention. Keralac can also be employed for other purposes that are not covered in this guideline.
Adverse effects of Keralac
See a doctor immediately. If you notice any of the following symptoms, they are warning signs of a reaction. difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue. Kerala could cause severe adverse reactions. Take a break from Kerala and consult your physician immediately if you suffer from:
- Extreme redness or irritation on the treatment skin.
Common adverse effects of Keralac could include:
- Mild itching mild itching.
- Minor burning or itching.
This isn't an exhaustive list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Follow the directions on the label of your medication and on the label of your package. Inform your health professionals about your allergies, medical conditions, and any other medications you take.
Before you take this drug
It is not recommended to use Keralac if you have an allergy to it. FDA pregnancy category C. It's not clear whether Keralac could harm a newborn baby. Do not take Keralac without consulting a physician when you are pregnant. It isn't clear if the topical urea enters breast milk or whether it is harmful to the baby who is nursing. Don't use this medicine without consulting a physician's advice if you're breastfeeding infants.
How to take Keralac?
Keralac can be found in varieties (cream lotion, ointment liquid, gel foam shampoo, and many more) to be applied to the scalp or on the skin. Follow the directions stated on the label or as recommended by your physician. Avoid using in larger quantities, in smaller amounts, or for longer periods than prescribed. Do not take it by mouth. Keralac is intended for use on your skin. If this medicine gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina, wash it off with water. Make use of a mild cleanser or soap to cleanse the nail or skin area that you wish to treat. Keralac can be effective when the nail or skin to be treated is left just a little damp prior to the treatment being applied. Spread a small amount of this treatment on the skin-affected area and apply it as thoroughly as you can. If you apply Keralac to the nails, be sure to avoid putting any medication on the cuticles and surrounding skin. Apply the cream generously to the nail and let the solution dry. It is possible to apply gauze or a bandage, should your doctor recommend it. The nail that has been treated should be removed easily after a few days.
Stir your Keralac foam thoroughly prior to every use. Other versions of this medicine might also require shaking prior to use. Follow the directions on the label for the medicine. Cleanse your hands using soap and water following the application of this treatment in the event that you are not applying the treatment to your hands. Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve or if they become worse after taking Keralac. Storage at room temperature, free of heat and moisture. Don't freeze. Make sure the container is shut when not in use. Be sure to keep the foam canister clear of flames or extreme temperatures. The canister could explode if it is too hot. Don't puncture or burn an empty foam container.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose when you remember. Avoid your missed dose if you are nearing the time for the next dose. Don't use any extra medication to make up for the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.
What should be avoided?
Avoid using Keralac on burns, open wounds, or areas of skin that are swollen. If this medicine gets into your nose, eyes, mouth, rectum, or vagina, wash it off with water.
Interaction with other drugs
It is unlikely that other medications you take in the form of injections or orally will affect the topically applied urea. However, many medications can interact with each other. Inform your health care professionals about the medicines you take, such as prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbs.