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Overview

Kojivit Gel is used for Skin whitening, Skin lightening, Melasma, Hyper-production of melanin, Light induced skin damage, Hypomelanotic skin pigmentation disorders, Post-inflammatory pigmentation of the skin, Lightening the skin, Sunburn, Premature aging and other conditions. Kojivit Gel may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Kojivit Gel contains Arbutin Topical, Kojic Acid Topical, Mulberry Extract Topical and Octinoxate Topical as active ingredients.
Kojivit Gel works by treating or preventing melasma; controlling melanogenesis; reducing the appearance of dark spots; protecting skin from ultraviolet A and B radiations; preventing the oxidative stress; enhancing the skin deposition of hydrophilic skin-whitening agents; inhibiting the dopa oxidase activity of tyrosinase and superoxide scavenging activities;
Detailed information related to Kojivit Gel's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Kojivit Gel is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Learn more: Uses

Kojivit Gel Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Kojivit Gel. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Learn more: Side-effects

Precautions

Before using Kojivit 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 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 Kojivit Gel. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Kojivit 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.

Interactions with Kojivit Gel

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

When not to use Kojivit Gel

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

Composition and Active Ingredients

Kojivit Gel is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Kojivit Gel is available in the following packages and strengths
Kojivit Gel - Packages: 15 gm
Kojivit Gel - Strengths: 15Gm

Kojivit Gel - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Kojivit Gel safe to use when pregnant?
    • Kojic Acid Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Octinoxate Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Arbutin Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Mulberry Extract Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Kojivit Gel safe while breastfeeding?
    • Kojic Acid Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Octinoxate Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Arbutin Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Mulberry Extract Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Kojivit Gel be used for skin whitening and skin lightening?
    Yes, skin whitening and skin lightening are among the most common reported uses for Kojivit Gel. Please do not use Kojivit Gel for skin whitening and skin lightening without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Kojivit Gel.
  • How long do I need to use Kojivit Gel before I see improvement of my conditions?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported 2 weeks and 1 month as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Kojivit Gel. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Kojivit Gel.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Kojivit Gel?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Kojivit Gel. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Kojivit Gel. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Kojivit Gel.
  • Should I use Kojivit Gel empty stomach, before food or after food?
    TabletWise.com website users have most commonly reported using Kojivit Gel after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should use this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Kojivit Gel.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Kojivit Gel medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Kojivit Gel. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly ween off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Kojivit Gel

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Kojivit Gel

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Kojivit Gel, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Kojivit Gel

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Kojivit Gel.

Expired Kojivit Gel

  • Taking a single dose of expired Kojivit Gel is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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This page was last updated on 7/30/2018.
This page provides information for Kojivit Gel in English.

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