What is Actinica Lotion used for?
Actinica Lotion is a topical lotion meant to be used by patients whose skin is very sensitive to UV light. The solution blocks the surface from the skin from most UV rays to prevent the formation of cancer cells and other skin damage. Your physician may recommend you use this product along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Actinica Lotion?
Actinica Lotion is normally applied to the exposed skin twenty minutes prior to going outside and then every three to four hours afterward while exposed to the sun, but your individual directions will be determined by your physician based on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. To apply the lotion, simply apply a small amount to the area that needs to be protected and gently massage it into the skin. Wash your hands using soap and water after each application to prevent the medication from contacting any mucous membranes. Ask your physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Actinica Lotion?
Actinica Lotion will not cause side effects in most patients when applied correctly. Stop using the lotion and contact your physician as soon as possible if any serious or worrying health problems occur being especially cautious of any signs of an allergic reactions such as hives, severe skin rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require reduced frequency of application or immediate medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Actinica Lotion is only meant for external use and should not be applied to skin that is broken or severely damaged. It is also important to avoid the eyes, mouth, or any other mucous membranes when applying the lotion to avoid unexpected health problems.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Actinica Lotion. Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.