Contractubex is a topical gel that is used to treat various types of scars, such as keloidal scars, cosmetically disfiguring scar, and hypertrophic scar. It can also be used after surgeries, amputations, accidents, and burns. This gel is made of Heparin and Allantoin.

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How to clear the scar present on my face?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a scar on my face since my childhood. Due to some infection or may be an insect bite, it grew into a pimple and I scratched it. It left a scar on my face and looks ugly.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your query and concern. Your scar can be corrected with very good cosmetic results by a few options. Subcision followed by scar revision surgery or punch scar lifting surgery need to consult your nearby dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Otherwis...  Read Full »

What can happen with prolonged use of topical steroids?

Query: Hi doctor, Two years back I had the problem of ringworm on my upper leg near both side of testes and I used antifungal cream Betnovate C and Quadriderm. By using this cream my ringworm are gone but skin becomes very thin with rashes mark. Now there is no problem with ringworm but the skin looks very...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Looking at the history and the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) there seems to be a clear correlation. Betnovate-C (combination of Betamethasone valerate and Clioquinol) is a steroid cream and Quadriderm is a very nonspecific kind of cream. With...  Read Full »

How to use Contractubex combining with SPF 30?

Query: Hello doctor,How to use a product called Contractubex? I bought it but for some reason, it does not come with usage instructions. How do I use this product but combining it with SPF 30? I would like to know how to use it for a fresh surgical scar. Can someone please tell me how to use it with SPF 30...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini V Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Contractubex (Extractum cepae, Heparin, Allantoin) is a topical medication of scars. Apply this gel to the scar in the morning and night after washing your face and you have to massage the gel over scar with clockwise and anticlockwise wise rotatory movements for 4 to 5...  Read Full »

I have lot of acne scars on my face that make me look ugly. Please suggest me treatment for the same.

Query: Hello Doctor,    I am 19 years old. I have lot of acne scars on my face and it looks ugly. Doctor advised me to use contractubex but it is of no use. Please suggest some other treatment.  Read Full »

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Contractubex gel is topically applied to reduce scars. It is very effective on various types of scars. Other modes of treating scars include: Fractional laser treatment - a non-invasive technique to remove scars. It is the best option but is slightly expensive. ...  Read Full »

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