ATM A Gel 15gm

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INTRODUCTION

ATM A 0.02 2 is a combination of Adapalene and Azithromycin which belongs to the group of medicines called retinoids and macrolide antibiotics respectively. It is used to treat acne.

Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It causes whiteheads, blackheads, or pimples. It is most common among teenagers, though it affects people of all ages. Adapalene is a form of vitamin A, acts as an antiacne agent by binding directly to the receptor of the skin which increases the rate of cell regeneration and decreases oil secretion preventing clogging of the hair follicles and pores. It also reduces swelling/inflammation. Azithromycin works by binding to the ribosomal unit of the bacteria and disrupting the production of the protein essential for its survival.

The most common side effects are dry skin, irritation of the skin, burning sensation of the skin and redness of the skin (erythema). Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and cover the treated areas with clothing or use a sunscreen before stepping out in the sun. It is advised not to have any cosmetic procedures during this treatment.

USES OF ATM A 0.02 2
Treats acne
HOW ATM A 0.02 2 WORKS

Adapalene is a form of vitamin A which acts as an antiacne agent by binding directly to the receptors of the skin. It increases the rate of cell regeneration and decreases oil secretion preventing clogging of the hair follicles and pores. It also reduces swelling/inflammation. Azithromycin works by binding to the ribosomal unit of the bacteria and disrupting the production of the protein essential for its survival.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use this medicine as directed by your physician. Check the label for directions before use. Avoid contact of this medicine in or on your mouth, eyes, or vagina. For external use only.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ATM A 0.02 2
COMMON
Dry skin
Irritation of the skin
Burning sensation of the skin
Redness of the skin (erythema)
UNCOMMON
Local skin reaction (contact dermatitis)
Skin discomfort
Sunburn
Itching of the skin (pruritus)
Peeling skin (exfoliation)

Contact your doctor immediately, if you have,

Angioedema or severe allergic reaction symptoms such as swelling of the face, lips or throat which makes it difficult to swallow or breathe, rash, itching, hives and dizziness
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dry Skin:

Drink plenty of water and stay well hydrated. Use moisturizer.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
PREGNANCY

ATM A 0.02 2 is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

ATM A 0.02 2 is safe to use during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

ATM A 0.02 2 may not interfere with your ability to drive or use the machine. However, protect your skin from sun or UV light while travelling and follow appropriate protective measures recommended by your doctor.

ALCOHOL

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

ALLERGY

Do not use this medicine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Adapalene or Azithromycin.

OTHERS

Do not use this medicine, inform your doctor if have cuts or scrapes or skin condition called eczema.

Use in pediatrics:

ATM A 0.02 2 is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 12 years Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use in geriatrics:

ATM A 0.02 2 should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Inform your doctor about all the medicines you use, including prescription and non-prescription medicines and herbal supplements.

Inform to your physician, if you are taking,

Other acne products such as benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin or clindamycin
Cosmetics

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take excess of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or go to a hospital straight away. Symptoms of overdose includes skin irritation, skin redness, skin peeling or discomfort.

SYNOPSIS
Drug :   Adapalene, Azithromycin
Pharmacological Category :   Retinoids, Macrolide antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Acne
Dosage Forms :   Gel
MORE INFORMATION
Keep out of reach of children
Do not store above 25°C
Do not freeze
FAQs ABOUT ATM A 0.02 2

Can I use [GBBNKEYWORD] during pregnancy?

No, it is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Can I use ATM A 0.02 2 during breast Feeding?

Yes, it is safe to use during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

How long does ATM A 0.02 2 take to work?

It may take up to 2-3 weeks before your symptoms improve. It may take some time to deliver significant results. Use this medicine as directed and tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

Can I use [GBBNKEYWORD] for skin burn?

No, it is not recommended to use ATM A 0.02 2 on areas with skin burns, cut injury or bruising.

Will ATM A 0.02 2 be more effective if I overuse it?

No, do not overuse ATM A 0.02 2. It can result in excess medicine being absorbed into the body and may cause some side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your side effects, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

REFERENCES

1.KD. Tripathi. Drugs Acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes & Macrolide, Lincosamide, Glycopeptide and Other Antibacterial Antibiotics; Urinary Antiseptics. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 894 & 755.

2.Loknath Ghoshal, Sabyasachi Banerjee, Sadhan Kumar Ghosh, Dwijendra Nath Gangopadhyay, Sukumar Jana. Comparative evaluation of effectiveness of adapalene and azithromycin, alone or in combination, in acne vulgaris. IJD; Indian Journal of Dermatology. [Accessed on 04 Apr 2022] https://www.e-ijd.org/article.asp?issn=0019-5154;year=2007;volume=52;issue=4;spage=179;epage=183;aulast=Ghoshal

3.Anubhav Gosai. An analytical study on the use of Adapalene and Azithromycin for Acne vulgaris. International Journal of Health and Clinical Research. [Accessed on 04 Apr 2022] https://ijhcr.com/index.php/ijhcr/article/view/3009

4.Laboratoires Galderma; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC) [Revised on March 2021] [Accessed on 04 Apr 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.921.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS
Net Qty
1 N
Item Weight
25 g
Ingredient
ADAPALENE 0.02% AZITHROMYCIN 2%
Hsn Code
30043913
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Weight 25 g

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