Kelo-Cote Spray (Polysiloxanes/Silicon Dioxide)
What is Kelo-Cote Spray (Polysiloxanes/Silicon Dioxide) used for?
Kelo-Cote Spray (Polysiloxanes/Silicon Dioxide) is a self drying silicone spray which is used to treat the itchiness, pain and discomfort of scars, such as those caused by injuries, trauma, accidents, burns, hypertrophic keloid, and others, while also helping to improve the appearance of scars. It is also effective in treating sensitive scars in hard to reach parts of the body. When sprayed onto the scar, this spray dries into a waterproof, breathable layer of protection without the need to rub it in. This spray is also suitable for use on patients with sensitive skin.
How should I use Kelo-Cote Spray (Polysiloxanes/Silicon Dioxide)?
Kelo-Cote Spray (Polysiloxanes/Silicon Dioxide) should be administered exactly as directed by your physician. Ensure that the affected area is clean and dry before you use this spray. To apply it, spray the gel directly onto the scar or affected area, and leave it uncovered for 5 to 10 minutes. This will allow the gel to dry. This gel is normally applied every 12 hours, once in the morning and again in the evening. After the gel had dried, you may apply lotions or cosmetics as normal.
What are the side effects of Kelo-Cote Spray (Polysiloxanes/Silicon Dioxide)?
Kelo-Cote Spray (Polysiloxanes/Silicon Dioxide) is normally safe to use, and usually does not cause serious side effects. However, if you notice any side effects while using this spray, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Kelo-Cote Spray (Polysiloxanes/Silicon Dioxide). 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 any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.