Before using Lidogab Gel, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Do not exceed the recommended dosage
- Patients with severe shock
- Do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin
- Wash your hands before and after applying Lidogab Gel. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
- Do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Lidogab Gel. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
- Applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
- Avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.