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Proskin Capsule Uses, Dose, Ingredients, Side Effects

Proskin Capsule is a proprietary Ayurvedic medicine manufactured by Pentacare  Pharmaceuticals. It is mainly used in the treatment of acne vulgaris and urticara.

Uses and dose

Proskin Capsule Indications:
Acute and chronic dermatitis,
Acne vulgaris
Allergic Skin disorders

1-2 capsule twice or thrice a day

With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.

Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.

With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.


How long to take?
This medicine can be taken for a period of 6 – 8 weeks as per doctors advice. After that time, usually the dose is gradually reduced and the medicine is stopped in next 6 weeks of time.


Proskin Capsule Ingredients:
Each 500 mg of fortified extract contains
Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia – 500 mg – It is best Ayurvedic rejuvenative herb used as blood purifier thus effective in all skin diseases,  improves immunity, digestion etc
Haridra – Turmeric – Curcuma longa Linn – 500 mg
Nimba – Azadirachta indica – 500 mg – It is widely used Ayurvedic herb in skin diseases, liver disorders, improves digestion, balances pitta etc.
Jyothishmati – Celastrus paniculatus – 250 mg
Katuki – Picrorhiza kurroa – 500 mg
Bhumyamalaki – Phyllanthus niruri – 250 mg
Kiratatikta – Swertia chirata – 250 mg
Aragvadha – Cassia fistula – 500 mg –  Widely used in the treatment of skin diseases and in constipation.
Vasa – Adhathoda vasica  – 100 mg
Mandukaparni – Centella asiatica – 250 mg
Manjistha – Rubia cordifolia – 100 mg – It is the best blood detoxifier used in all skin diseases.
Guggulu – Commiphora wightii – 250 mg
Khadira – Acacia catechu – 250 mg
Reprocessed in decoction and paste prepared from
Triphala – Group of three medicinal herbs
Amalaki – Emblica officinalis
Haritaki – Terminalia chebula
Bibitaki – Terminalia belerica
Trikatu – Group of three spices
Pippali – Piper longum
Maricha – Piper nigrum
Sunthi – Zingiber officinalis
Vasa – Adhathoda vasica
Kranja – Pongamia pinnata.
Vidanga – Embelia ribes
Nagakesara – Mesua ferrea Linn.
Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus
Patola – Trichosanthes dioica – Purifies blood, improves skin complexion, digestion, used in skin diseases, itching, burning sensation, fever etc
Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
Yava – Hordeum vulgare
Vatsaka – Adhatoda vasica
Yavani – Trachyspermum ammi
Pippali – Piper longum
Bakuchi – Psoralea corylifolia
Punarnava – Boerhavia diffusa
Ushira – Vetiveria zizanioides

Side effects

Proskin Capsule Side effects:
There are no recorded side effects with this medicine.
It is usually prescribed in a lower dose during lactation and in children.
Consult your doctor for its usage during pregnancy.
Store in a cool dry place, away from sunlight.

How long does it take to start showing results?
Depends on the dosage and other products suggested with this. Usually 1 – 2 weeks time.

Can this product be taken along with Allopathic medicines (English medicines)?
It may react with some medicines. Consult your doctor for the right advice. When English and Ayurvedic medicines are advised together, it is best to take English medicine first, give a gap of half an hour and then take Ayurvedic medicines.  

Can it be used in people with diabetes?
Yes. But an eye should be kept on the blood sugar level. Your doctor should help you in this regard. This product can alter blood sugar levels.

Can this be taken without consulting a doctor?
No. In many cases, this product alone might not work. More often this is given in combination with a few Ayurvedic medicines. Your Ayurveda practitioner will be the best judge to decide on those things.

Is there any Pathya (diet rules to be followed while taking this product?
No product specific diet is mentioned. If the practitioner has advised diet control based on disease, one has to follow that.
Avoid excess spicy foods, junk foods, aerated drinks, frozen and canned foods

Can this be taken while taking multivitamin tablets?
Yes, generally. Your consulting doctor will be good judge on this topic.

Package, manufacturer and shelf lfie

30 capsules, 60 capsules, 500 capsules, 1000 capsules

Manufactured By: Pentacare Pharmaceuticals

Shelf life – 3 years from the date of manufacture.

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This article is written by Dr. Janardhana V Hebbar BAMS, MD (Ayu), PGDPSM, Managing Director, Easy Ayurveda Hospital.
It is reviewed by Dr. Raviganesh Mogra BAMS, MD (Ayu), Chief Medical Officer, Easy Ayurveda Hospital

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