Medically Treatment for White Patches in Jaipur - Medicines & Creams
Some other remedies that can help to treat the white patches on the skin may include medicines, creams or ointments. White patches or Vitiligo are believed to be not cured by medicines alone. But some drugs when used with the light therapy can help the patients. The white patches can be made better with some of the following ointments and creams.
Topical Corticosteroids ointments can prevent the spread of the white spots. While in some cases, the steroids have helped to restore the original skin color. If there appears to be an improvement in the skin, the patient is advised to stop for a few weeks to restart the treatment.
Medicines or Drugs that affect the immune system Some drugs known as Calcineurin inhibitors help small patches of depigmentation.
Tofacitinib Citrate Though it is an arthritis drug, but it inhibits the enzyme that is involved in the etiology of vitiligo.
Calcipotriene (Dovonex) Calcipotriene a type of Vitamin D used as topical ointment.
Sunscreen Lotion Use of sunscreen is beneficial on the areas that are lighter in color. The lighter patches of the skin are sensitive to Sun.
- Duration of Sessions
- 5 hrs to 8 hrs depend upon severity of baldness
- No of Sessions Required
- 1 to 2
- Side Effects
- Not any major side-effects
- Cure / Result Time
- 4 months to 6 months.
- Medicines Required
- For a week
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