Hydrocortisone ointment

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27 р. Average online price * 27 r. (tube 10 g)

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Instructions for use

hydrocortisone maz ophthalmic Important: the drug is sensitive to storage conditions, the recommended temperature is 8–15 ° C.

The drug contains a glucocorticosteroid hormone of artificial origin, which allows you to stop the pathological mechanisms, as well as restore the affected skin.

Hydrocortisone has anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, anti-allergic and anti-edema effects.

Indications for use

Dosage and administration

The ointment should be applied to the affected skin areas as thin as possible, at least twice a day. The duration of the full treatment course depends entirely on the nature and severity of the disease. The average duration of therapy is about ten days, and in the complicated form, the duration of treatment can be prolonged up to twenty days.

The use of ointment in children requires limiting the total duration of treatment to two weeks in combination with the exception of measures leading to increased absorption of the active substance, including the use of warming, fixing and occlusive dressings .

Contraindications

good_brReMRheT. The drug based on hydrocortisone acetate is contraindicated:

  • in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or auxiliary components of the drug;
  • in the presence of wound and ulcerative skin lesions;
  • in case of skin diseases of a bacterial, viral or fungal nature;
  • in skin form of tuberculosis or syphilitic lesions of the skin;
  • with tumor skin changes, as well as rosacea, acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis ;
  • during pregnancy and during breastfeeding.

The absolute contraindication is the child age up to two years .

The drug should be used with extreme caution and under the supervision of a physician in the presence of:

  • diabetes;
  • systemic tuberculosis lesions.

Side effects

gidrokortizon-maz-farmokologicheskoe-dejstvie-300x225 Sometimes there is hyperemia, swelling and itching in the areas of application. Prolonged use of the drug can provoke the development of a secondary infection of the skin, as well as atrophic changes in the skin and hypertrichosis. In addition, prolonged use of the ointment in combination with an occlusive dressing on large areas of skin lesions, can cause the development of symptoms characteristic of hypercortisolism, which is caused by the manifestation of resorptive activity of hydrocortisone.

The occurrence of acute overdose is unlikely, however, excessive or prolonged use of the drug can stimulate chronic overdose, accompanied by symptoms of hypercorticism. In case of overdose, the appointment of symptomatic treatment. The manifestation of toxic effects of a chronic nature requires the gradual withdrawal of the drug.

Composition and pharmacokinetics

The active substance is represented by hydrocortisone acetate in an amount of 1.0 gram. Auxiliary substances that make up the ointment are:

  • methyl parahydroxybenzoate or nipagin in an amount of 0.08 grams;
  • propyl parahydroxybenzoate or nipazol in an amount of 0.02 grams;
  • vaseline in the amount of 45 grams;
  • stearic acid in the amount of 3 grams;
  • anhydrous lanolin in the amount of 10 grams;
  • pentaerythritol dioleate or pentol in the amount of 5 grams;
  • purified water to 100 grams of ointment.

special instructions

4d7dd40290501 In the case of the use of ointment in children in the face and using occlusive dressings, the total duration of treatment should not exceed fourteen days. Children aged two to twelve years of the drug is prescribed only under medical supervision.

If the therapy with the use of ointment for seven days did not lead to an improvement, then the drug should be discontinued and seek advice from a medical institution.

Long-term treatment, as well as the application of ointment on a significant skin surface, requires the appointment of a diet and sodium restriction against the background of an increase in the amount of potassium. It is advisable to introduce in the diet a sufficient amount of protein.

Particular attention should be paid to control of blood pressure, blood glucose, as well as indicators of blood coagulation, diuresis, body weight of the patient and the concentration of cortisol in plasma. Prevention of infectious lesions contributes to the simultaneous appointment of antibacterial and antifungal agents.

Shelf life is 3 years, at a temperature of 8–15 ° C, out of the reach of children. It is released without a prescription.

Reviews

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Ointment "Hydrocortisone" has good efficacy, but, unfortunately, a hormonal drug. I get this ointment for my father, who has a problem place - elbow joints. Ointment helps him very quickly. In addition, hydrocortisone is also recommended against allergic rashes, and for this purpose I use it myself. Ointment "Hydrocortisone" quickly cope with my problem and after two days the rash greatly decreases, and then disappears altogether. Elena, Moscow

Such an effective and modern drug as "Hydrocortisone" must be in the home first aid kit. For the first time in our family, we found out about him, when the drug in ampoules was required for inhalation to the son with severe laryngism. After we learned that the same drug is available in the form of ointment. In this form, I use the drug after insect bites, and "Hydrocortisone" very quickly removes all the negative effects in the form of itching and inflammation. Olga, St. Petersburg

I am not a supporter of self-treatment, and in case of neurodermatitis exacerbation, I will definitely consult with doctors, as well as undergo all the necessary research. For several years now, the doctor has prescribed hydrocortisone-based ointment for me. Knowing about analogs, I still prefer this particular drug, which has never failed me. Very pleased with the results of its use. Tatyana Mikhailovna, Moscow

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3 comments

  • Bulat :

    I use the ointment when peeling around the eyes and on the forehead. helps well, goes through 4-5 days.

  • Eugene :

    very effective drug for inflammation
    skin after sweating. I recommend

  • Vladimir :

    The cracked skin on the ends of the fingers constantly worried, Vyishnevsky's ointment for many years escaped, having learned about the possibility of using it for treating the skin, read the instructions of Hydrocartisone, smeared fingers with a very thin layer and in the morning already felt relief, could already work and the pain in the fingers disappeared. Satisfied normal ointment for treating skin.

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