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Doctor insights on: Zilactin Gel

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How quickly does zilactin heal a cold sore?

How quickly does zilactin heal a cold sore?

It won't: It may moisten it, but won't cure it. Only perscription antiviral meds, topical and oral, can improve a true cold sore. And even then, the meds needs to be taken very early in the outbreak, within the first 24-48 hours to have much effect. Most cold sores last 10-14 days. Time is what is going to heal you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have problems breathing - zilactin b?

What to do if I have problems breathing - zilactin b?

Could be perception?: As it numbs the posterior pharanx it may give you the false impression that you cannot get enough air. If instead, you find that you are straining for breath and cannot move air you need to IMMEDIATELY discontinue the medication and seek medical attention as it could indicate a life-threatening situation. However, most of the time it is due to altered perception of air intake due to numbing. ...Read more

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Could zilactin b irritate canker sores?

Could zilactin b irritate canker sores?

It's possible: Although zilactin is intended to manage the symptoms of canker sores and other oral soft tissue irritation, some patients will occasionally develop a sensitivity reaction to one of its components. In these cases, use of this product would be counter-productive, and it should be discontinued if irritation occurs. ...Read more

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Will zilactin-l make an undeveloped cold sore look worse , before it makes it better?Cause im not sure if its a cold sore. I was peeling the skin off of my lips and thats what caused the sore. So if its not a cold sore i sure hate to dry it all out and ma

Will zilactin-l make an undeveloped cold sore look worse , before it makes it better?Cause im not sure if its a cold sore. I was peeling the skin off of my lips and thats what caused the sore. So if its not a cold sore i sure hate to dry it all out and ma

No: It won't. Herpes lesions follow a normal course of development and healing. Sometimes the lesion can be subdued, shortened, and suppressed. Zovirax ointment, Valtrex (valacyclovir) loading dose, or laser treatment at very first prodrome can all be successful at this. I have many "usual" recurring patients who come in at first sign and laser treatment does wonders! ...Read more

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What happens if u eat a packet of wasake gel?

What happens if u eat a packet of wasake gel?

Wasake gel: Wasake gel is a derivative of silica gel which is a non-toxic substance. Unless eaten in substantial quantities, it is unlikely to cause harm, but rather will be passed unchanged through the digestive system. It is not a food however, and thus not designed to be ingested. ...Read more

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What is diclofenac gel used for?

What is diclofenac gel used for?

See details: It is a topical antiinflammatory med usually applied locally to treat osteoarthritis of the hands or knees. ...Read more

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What benefits does ACTHAR gel have?

What benefits does ACTHAR gel have?

Very expensive : Acthar gel was in vogue many decades ago and was used to treat a disorder called infantile spasms as well as other conditions that were causing inflammation of organ systems. It is an animal derived endocrine substance that would stimulate the human adrenal gland to release a hormone called cortisol. Long term benefits/side effects are similar to the much cheaper steroids such as Prednisone . ...Read more