Allantoin Pharmacology


About Allantoin
Skin-softening (keratolytic), cell-proliferating healing agent, abrasive and astringent agent.
Mechanism of Action of Allantoin
Allantoin works by slowing bacterial growth and loosing and softening scales and crust.The keratolytic effect and abrasive and astringent properties of Allantoin are used in skin softening cosmetic preparations.
Allantoin is a moisturizing, soothing, healing, anti-irritating, keratolytic and non-toxic agent. Allantoin is a cell-proliferating healing agent which stimulates healthy tissue formation. It removes necrotic and scaling tissue
Pharmacokinets of Allantoin
Onset of Action for Allantoin
Duration of Action for Allantoin
Half Life of Allantoin
Side Effects of Allantoin
2.Itchy skin
Contra-indications of Allantoin
1.Hypersensitivity to Allantoin
2.Persons allergy to sunlight
Special Precautions while taking Allantoin
1.For external use only

Pregnancy Related Information
May be used
Old Age Related Information
May be used
Breast Feeding Related Information
May be used
Children Related Information
May be used
Indications for Allantoin
1.Heal wounds
2.Relieving itching, skin irritations, scaling, dryness, and flaking of the skin due to dandruff, eczema, psoriasis, and seborrhea
3.Stimulate growth of healthy tissue
Interactions for Allantoin
Typical Dosage for Allantoin
Apply the medicament to the affected area 2 - 3 times daily.
Schedule of Allantoin
Storage Requirements for Allantoin
Store at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Allantoin
Apply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule.
Effects of Overdose of Allantoin
Give supporive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Allantoin in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for allantoin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for allantoin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take allantoin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for allantoin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for allantoin with the pharmacy.

Allantoin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for allantoin might be better known than allantoin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have allantoin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for allantoin.