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ABOUT LUKOSKIN

Vitiligo or Leucoderma is an idiopathic acquired disorder of skin, which causes pigmentary disfigurement mostly in dark skinned individuals. Patients with vitiligo develop white spots in the skin with varying size and location. These spots occur when pigment cells or melenocytes are destroyed and or pigment melanin can no longer be produced.

Lukoskin is a result of extensive Research & Development, which has been processed meticulously, standardized for various parameters and studied clinically. DARL has its core competence in development of herbal products utilizing medicinal plants of high altitude areas of the Himalayan region for relieving the sufferings of mankind.

SALIENT FEATURES

Skin Photo-sensitizer
Stimulates Melanin synthesis
Anti-blister
Anti-irritation
Improves auto-immune system
Checks secondary infections

HOW LUKOSKIN BENEFICIAL ?

  • Activates Melanin synthesis- Helps in the release of SH-group bound copper as
    free copper, which activates tyrosinase activity.
  • Modulates immunity- Modulates immunity in regard to both non-specific cellular and
    humoral immune response.
  • Exerts Photosensitisation- Helps to initiate erythema on the spots of Vitiligo due
    to its furanocourmarin contents on exposure to UV light or sunlight.
  • Enhances blister healing- Reduces irritation & the formation of blisters, checks
    hyperpigmentation in the skin.
  • Reduces stress- Exerts relaxing effect on CNS, thus helps improve psychological and
    emotional trauma in such patients.
  • Regulates Metabolism Improves the hepatocytes functioning which gradually improve the auto-immune system.

    ADDITIONAL BENEFITS
  • Lukoskin is a blend of natural resources and hence has been found to be safe. It a devoid of side effects such as shrinkage and strain on the skin, severe sun burn, hyper pigmentation, hyperkeratosis, nausea, vomiting and abnormal hair growth.
  • Lukoskin being a polyherbal formulation, inhibits the development of cataract, which may result in the patients of Vitiligo due to long term intake of furanocoumarins.
  • Lukoskin also improves the texture of skin.
  • Lukoskin is easily affordable by all income groups.

INDICATIONS

White Patches on Skin


(Depigmentation)


or as Directed by


the Physician.

DOSAGES

Ointment : Apply gently on the spots of leucoderma once or twice a day. Apply the ointment from pigmented area to non-pigmented area i.e. from outside to inside. Expose the area after application of the ointment to sun either before 11 a.m. or after 3 p.m. , starting from 6 minutes with an increment period of 2-3 minutes per week till it reaches to 30 minutes of exposure time. The subsequent exposure has to be maintained at this level till the pigmentation is complete.

Oral Drops :
Adults – 1 ml. to be taken twice a day after major meals, diluted in 150 ml. – 200 ml. water
Children – 0.5 ml. to be taken twice a day after major meals,
diluted in 150 ml. – 200 ml. water or as directed by the Physician.

Recommendations

• Use Copper rich water after storing it in a copper vessel for at least 8 hrs.
• Increase green vegetables, carrot, bottle gourd, beans & pulses intake.
• Consume soaked red grains 30-50 gms./ day as an immuno-modulator.
• Deworming is necessary in case of worms infestation.

Restrictions

• Citrus foods viz. Lemon, Orange, Grapes,Tomato,Pickles, Mango, Fine flour(Maida), Butter milk(Lassi), Apple, Chilli, Urad dal and food containing sour and Vitamin C contents.
• Non-Vegetarian diet & fast foods.
• Beverages like cold drinks.
• Chemical based detergents/soaps.

CAUTION

• Formation of blisters is absolutely normal process, it shows that the drug has started working. Don’t panic. If patient feels discomfort, itching on applying the ointment to a part, then he may be advised to mix Jasmine (Chameli) oil to the ointment to reduce its concentration.
• Sun exposure needs to be adjusted according to the individual sensitivity. The duration of sun exposure may be reduced in hypersensitive patients or in symptoms of excessive irritation.

SIDE EFFECTS

• Slight irritation has been reported in some patients but it may happen only at the time of application.

TOXICITY
Studies have shown that Lukoskin did not show any apparent toxicity / adverse effect on the health.

AVAILABILITY

Combo Pack of Oral Drops and Ointment
Oral Drops : Sealed bottles of 60ml.
Ointment : Pack of 100 gm. tube

SAFETY

Lukoskin
is not associated with side effects on short / long term in therapeutic recommended dosage. Still, if a patient suffers from any discomfort with intake of Lukoskin usage must be stopped and professional consultation be taken.