Evitar Gel is a topical antipsoratic agent, It is applied topically to the skin
Evitar Gel is a topical antipsoratic agent, It is applied topically to the skin. It is used for the treatment of mild to moderate plaque psoriasis if the affected skin is up to 10% of the body surface area. (equal to the area of the skin on one arm). It is also used for facial acne vulgaris of mild to moderate severity. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you would like any further explanation about theses uses.
- Adults and elderly patients:
A thin film of the Evitar Gel should be applied once daily in the evening. Evitar Gel should be applied to the infected skin only. Application on healthy skin or skin folds should be avoided.
- In case of drying or irritation upon application of Evitar Gel, it is recommended to use an emollient inert fatty base on the treated areas of the skin to improve tolerability.
- It is recommended to use zinc ointment on the healthy skin around the infected areas to minimize irritation.
- The treatment period is usually up to 3 months and it can last for 12 months depending on clinical experience and tolerability.
- Using of Evitar Gel showing Individual variations regarding to efficacy and tolerability are possible. It is recommended for patients with Evitar therapy to check with their doctor on a weekly basis.
- Children below 18 years old:
it is not recommended to use Evitar Gel in patients below 18 years old because its safety and efficacy has not been verified.
a- If you use more Evitar than you should:
If you use more Evitar Gel than you should, talk to a doctor or go to a hospital straight away. Take the medicine pack with you. Excessive dermal application of Evitar Gel may cause skin redness, peeling, or local discomfort. Accidental ingestion of Evitar is possible and this may cause symptoms of vitamin A overdose (including: nausea, vomiting, headache, drowsiness, irritability, and pruritis) this symptoms are reversible.