Melas Cream for skin whitening,is it safe? side effects

What is Melas Cream ?

Melas Cream is a herbal/Ayurveda skin care cream which is manufactured by Eli Pharmaceuticals. It is available in the packing of 10 gm weight in a squeezable tube.

  1. What is the composition ?
  2. How does it work ?
  3. What are it’s uses ?
  4. How effective is this cream ?
  5. What are the Side Effects ?
  6. Is this medicine addictive?
  7. What happens if it over-applied and how to manage? ?
  8. What to do in case there is an allergic reaction with it? ?
  9. How it should be used ?
  10. What are the precautions I need to take ?
  11. Is it safe to use If I am pregnant ?
  12. Is it safe to use if I am breast feeding ?
  13. Can this cream be used on Children and Infants ?
  14. Is Melas Cream available as over the counter (OTC) product?
  15. Frequently asked questions
  16. Reference

 

Melas Cream, is it safe? uses, side effects, dosage

Melas Cream, is it safe? uses, side effects, dosage


What is the composition ?

Melas Cream has the following ingredients in the below mentioned proportions:

  1. Curcuma Longa Rhizome[1] – 15%
  2. Santalum Album Oil[2] – 5%
  3. Ocimum Sanctum[3] leaves – 3%
  4. Aloe Vera[4] Plant – 5%
  5. Emblica Officinalis[5] – 10%
  6. Azadirachta Indica[6] Oil – 3%
  7. Rosa Indica[7] Flower – 5%
  8. Cream Base

How does it work ?

Melas Cream lightens the complexion of skin in various problems like hyperpigmentation[8] of the skin and scars. It makes the skin exfoliation so quick, i.e. it makes the outermost thinnest layer of skin to peel off after the duration of application is over, thereby resulting into a fresh glowing layer of skin.This cream has to be applied once per night.Make sure that your skin is not allergic to any of the ingredients of this cream.You can test this cream on the back of your hand for one night.

For best results make sure to follow the instructions on how to use the product provided on the product.

What are it’s uses ?

Melas Cream is used in the cases of the following conditions:

  • In the management of melasma(chloasma) hyper pigmented skin
  • In removal of pregnancy stretch marks
  • In lightening of dark circles around the eye freckles
  • In managing acne[9] comedones
  • In removal of burn marks
  • In removal of injury marks
  • In removal of obesity stretch marks
  • In removal of scars

For best results make sure to follow the instructions on how to use the product provided on the product.

How effective is this cream ?

Melas Cream is a very effective topical cream for all the conditions mentioned above. Though it is available as an over the counter product but it is better if it is used in the correct way for the suggested period and frequency as advised by an expert.For best results make sure to follow the instructions on how to use the product provided on the product.

Melas cream

Melas cream

What are the Side Effects ?

Commonly reported side-effects of this cream are listed below:

  • redness in skin
  • irritation in skin
  • itching and burning sensation

Is Melas Cream addictive?

Habit forming tendencies for this medicine has not been reported. Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction. Government  also categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Finally,  do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without taking the advice of a doctor.

What happens if Melas Cream over-applied and how to manage?

It is not recommended to use more than the prescribed dose. Taking more than the prescribed dose will not improve your symptoms,  it may cause serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdose, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital. Do not give your used medicines to others. Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

 What to do in case there is an allergic reaction with Melas Cream?

Some of the side effects of this medicine are skin irritation, rashes, and Inflammation.If you observe any of the above side effects, gently clean the affected area with cold  water and  have a cold compress on the affected area.  Consult your doctor as soon as possible and take necessary remedies.

How it has to be used ?

Melas cream has to applied once at night on the affected area , patches & dark spots as a thin layer or very thin film. It has to be kept applied for over night for best results. Make sure that you first test the cream on the back of your hand for at least overnight to check for any irritation or reaction etc. Try this for alternate nights for two weeks before using it each night.If used properly it exfoliates the skin and gives it a fair and young look.For best results make sure to follow the instructions on how to use the product provided on the product.


What are the precautions I need to take ?

  • This skin can cause irritation on the first time. So better try it on alternative nights for two weeks before applying it every night.
  • Avoid exposing your skin to the sun as it may cause sun burns resulting in to darkening of the skin, given it rapidly exfoliates the skin.Hence, it is advised to be used during night time only.
  • One should carefully read about all the ingredients of this cream to ensure that they should not cause any reaction or allergies.
  • For best results make sure to follow the instructions on how to use the product provided on the product.
  • Though this cream is available as an over the counter product, it is better to take expert advice on the need to use it.

Is it safe to use If I am pregnant ?

It is quite safe to use this cream if you are pregnant,as it is a herbal cream. Still it is better to be sure that you are not allergic to any of its ingredients. For best results make sure to follow the instructions on how to use the product provided on the product.Taking advice from your doctor regarding its use during pregnancy will keep you on safer side.

Is it safe to use if I am breast feeding ?

It is quite safe to use this cream if you are breastfeeding[10], as it is a herbal cream. Still it is better to be sure that you are not allergic to any of its ingredients. For best results make sure to follow the instructions on how to use the product provided on the product.Taking advice from your doctor regarding its use during breast feeding will keep you on safer side.

Can this cream be used on Children and Infants ?

Melas Cream can be used on children of age of more than one year under strict medical supervision.It should not be used under napkin or covered parts of body.For best results make sure to follow the instructions on how to use the product provided on the product.Taking advice from your doctor regarding its use on children will keep you on safer side.

This cream should not be used on infants. Please consult with a doctor to discuss any possible alternatives.


Is Melas Cream available as an over the counter (OTC) product?

Yes, Melas Cream is available as an over the counter or OTC product.

Frequently asked questions

How long this cream has to be used?

First you have to apply it overnight on alternate nights once at night for two weeks to ensure it is suiting your skin type.Then you can apply it each night for around six weeks. After that use of retinol cream will help you maintain your skin and daily use of sunscreen of SPF of more than 30 is recommended.

What is Curcuma Longa?

Curcuma Longais the scientific name of Turmeric.

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