Advantan — instruction on application of ointment for children
Advantan and instruction on its use from allergies
Advantan is a medicine of local action, has anti-inflammatory effects and reduce allergic symptoms. The drug belongs to the glucocorticosteroid means and negalogenizirovanny is a synthetic steroid. When applied topically significantly reduced the level of allergic symptoms such as itching, irritation, pain, erythema, edema, and lichenification. In this article we will look at Advantan ointment, use of, contraindications, and analogues of Advantan.
- Pharmacological effect and release form
- Instructions for use and composition
- Side effects
- Method of application and doses
- Analogues of the preparation and reviews
Pharmacological effect and release form
Part Advantan cream contains the active component aceponate methylprednisolone, which is a synthetic steroid negalogenizirovanny. The main effect of ointments aimed at addressing the anti-inflammatory action, reduce allergic reactions, as well as addressing the symptoms of allergies of various kinds. According to the annotation, and additional active substances of the cream aceponate Advantan methylprednisolone glucocorticoid metabolised by the cells and their receptors, causing stimulation of the production of macrocortin and some biological processes.
For information! When applying Advantan cream or ointment to the surface of the epidermis eliminated the formation of dysfunction of the adrenal glands. Thanks to the drug components in blood plasma is normal circadian rhythm and cortisol levels.
According to clinical studies, it is recommended to use the drug to 4 weeks and children up to 12 weeks for adults. Such long-term use of medication does not cause atrophy of the skin and prevents the formation Prepodobnogo rash. Release dosage form of the drug presented in the form of ointments, creams and emulsions for external application.
Instructions for use and composition
Produced product in the form of creams, ointments and emulsions, each of which has its dosage of active and additional substances. Let us consider the composition of each form of issue:
1 gram of cream contains:
- the main active ingredient methylprednisolone aceponate 1 mg;
- excipients: alcohol cetylstearyl, solid fat, benzyl alcohol, edetate disodium, softisan 378, decillia, monostearate of glycerol.
In 1 gram of the emulsion contains:
- 1 milligram of the active substance methylprednisolone aceponate;
- additional ingredients: liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin, microcrystalline wax, castor oil hydrogenated.
1 milligrams of ointment contains:
- active substance aceponate 1 gram;
- additional ingredients: liquid paraffin, E of the emulsifier, white vaseline, white wax, purified water.
For information! Ointment Advantan for kids are recommended for severely dry skin because this product contains an optimal and balanced ratio of fat and water.
Ointment Advantan what is prescribed? According to the indications the drug is indicated for the treatment of:
- allergic dermatitis;
- infant eczema;
- atopic dermatitis;
- microbial and professional eczema;
- simple contact dermatitis;
- allergic contact dermatitis;
It is worth noting, emulsion and ointment drug used for allergies, in both adults and children.
From side effects of ointment, cream or emulsion the following symptoms:
- itching of the skin;
- redness and burning;
- the formation of vesicles at the site of application of funds;
- the formation of acne;
- atrophy of the skin.
For information! In rare cases, side effects of the drug can cause excessive hair growth and education of folliculitis.
Contraindications of the drug include a ban on the use of medicines when:
- tuberculosis of the epidermis;
- skin manifestation of syphilis;
- viral infections, including herpes;
- individual intolerance of the drug substance;
- children up to 4 months.
Method of application and doses
The choice of the form of release of the drug directly depends on the General condition of the skin. As a rule, Advantan instruction manual involves the use of drugs the following way:
- very dry skin — it is recommended to use the emulsion;
- if not wet and not dry skin — it is recommended to use the ointment with a balanced ratio of fat and water;
- with much weeping the skin cream is recommended with a minimum content of fat and water;
- in the treatment of sunburn — it is recommended to apply the emulsion.
Absolutely any form of release of the drug comprises applying 1 times a day, on the affected area of skin with a thin layer.
For information! In the process of applying the ointment on the face, you must avoid getting the medication on the mucous membrane of the eye.
The dosage is same for adults and children older than 4 months.
Analogues of the preparation and reviews
All the analogues of Advantan ointment contain the active substance methylprednisolone and various additional excipients having different dosage. In addition to the basic substance of each analogue of Advantan contains a glucocorticosteroid substances and synthetic negalogenizirovanny steroids. The cost of Advantan is almost 9 US dollars, however, manufacturers of drugs to offer cheaper counterparts and can help to eliminate allergic reactions. Popular and inexpensive ointments may be noted drugs:
- Beloderm — the cost of the drug is 3.5 dollar;
- Kutiveit — the cost is $ 4;
- Sanoderm — ointment cost is $ 4;
- Akriderm — the cost of the drug is $ 2.
For information! In the analogues of Advantan contains a different dosage of the active substance, therefore, the therapeutic effect may take different time.
Advantan ointment reviews:
From the review Angela, 40:
«Treated allergic contact dermatitis, used emulsion Advantan. To the emulsion was treated by other hormones, the allergen from the diet were excluded, and the rash did not go away. After the appointment with the allergist emulsion, the rash was gone in 10 days, itching was gone for a few days. I was pleased with the tool.»
From the review of Alexandra, 25 years:
«I have formed a seasonal allergic dermatitis, no antihistamine ointment did not help me. After a visit to the doctor I was prescribed Advantan ointment, itching and redness went away after 4 days the rash was gone in three weeks. Now in each such aggravation and the appearance of the rash, I immediately smeared with this ointment, the result and the price I was completely arranged.»
Advantan — a highly effective antihistamine that can cope with allergies of any kind. At strongly expressed symptoms of allergic reactions, the drug can be used in children ages 4 hmesyatsev and adults. It is recommended to use Advantan according to the recommendations of a physician.