Release form and composition of the drug
The drug is available in the form ftorokort 1% ointment for external use. Ointment homogeneous, white color, without extraneous impurities and odors, packed in an aluminum tube volume 15 g. The tube is packed in a cardboard box, attached to the drug with detailed instruction description.
In 1 g of ointment contains 1 mg active principle - Triamintsinolona acetonide, as well as a number of excipients: liquid paraffin, stearic acid, glycerol, cetyl alcohol, water cleared.
Ftorokort ointment is only for outdoor use. The main indications for prescribing are:
- exacerbation of atopic dermatitis;
- weeping eczema;
- dermatitis of various origins, including allergic - to eliminate itching, inflammation and swelling of tissues;
- insect bites, skin accompanied by severe itching, swelling, redness;
- lichen planus;
- keloid scars.
Before the start of the drug should carefully read the attached instructions. Ftorokort ointment should not be applied to the skin in the presence of one or more contraindications:
- Skin diseases caused by viruses, fungi, bacteria;
- cutaneous tuberculosis;
- syphilis manifestations on skin diseases;
- perioral dermatitis;
- precancerous skin diseases;
- individual hypersensitivity to the drug;
- age of children up to 2 years.
Relative contraindications include pregnancy and during breastfeeding.
Dosage and Administration
Ftorokort ointment is applied to the cleansed skin surface with a thin layer and gently massaged until completely absorbed. The drug is applied to the affected skin 2 times a day - morning and evening. If necessary, at strongly expressed skin diseases and complications of ointment may be applied to an occlusive dressing. With the defeat of large areas of skin should choose a doctor other means as well as the application of a large the amount of hormone ointment on the body can lead to a malfunction of the adrenal glands, especially little children.
The drug is used for no longer than 3-5 days, in some cases, treatment is possible up to 10 days. In the absence of therapeutic effect, or the deterioration of the patient should seek medical advice again for further diagnosis and correction of the assigned treatment.
Use during pregnancy and lactation
Ftorokort drug is not recommended for women in 1 trimester of pregnancy. This is due to the fact that in this period are laid and formed the internal organs of the child, and the effect of the drug on the female body can disrupt this process.
Application ftorokort ointment for treatment of skin diseases in pregnant at 2 and 3 trimesters possible with serious indications and only if the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the possible risks to fetus.
It is not recommended to use ftorokort medication during breastfeeding, as is known about the ability of the active active substance excreted in milk. If necessary, use a woman the drug is recommended to stop breast-feeding.
As a rule, ftorokort ointment is very well tolerated by patients. In rare cases, patients with increased individual sensitivity to the drug's components are possible local side effects:
- strengthening skin itching;
- redness of skin at the site of application;
- rash, hives;
- dry skin;
- feeling of tightness of the skin.
With prolonged use of abundant application or ointment in patients at the point of rubbing the drug may increased hair growth and darkening, but these phenomena are rapidly after discontinuation of therapy independently.
Cases of overdose ointment ftorokort are not registered and are unlikely. It is not recommended to use the drug for a long time and over a large area, so as not to provoke the inhibition of adrenal cortex.
If accidentally swallowed ointment inside (for example, a small child), no serious consequences will not, but you can take one of enterosorbents in age and weight dosage.
The interaction of the drug with other drugs
To enhance the therapeutic effect in skin diseases is strongly expressed ftorokort drug can be administered simultaneously with oral agents from the group of corticosteroids.
Ointment ftorokort enhances the therapeutic effect of antibacterial ointments, creams, antiseptics and solutions for washing wounds.
The ointment is for external use on the skin, mucous membranes cause the drug is prohibited.
Before the visit to the doctor and determine the cause of itching and rash ointment ftorokort can not be used as the use of hormones may locally to lubricate the clinical picture and complicate the formulation diagnosis.
After each application of ointment, patients should wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water to prevent contact with the eyes ointment. If the drug is accidentally still gets into your eyes, you should rinse them with plenty of water and consult an ophthalmologist.
Analogs ointment ftorokort
Ftorokort analogues of the drug are:
- Elokim cream;
- Elidel cream;
- Triakort ointment;
- Sinaflana ointment;
- Prednisolone ointment;
- Hydrocortisone ointment.
All these drugs have a different composition and contraindications, so before replacing the assigned drug one of the analogs of these, be sure to consult with your doctor.
Conditions of supply and storage
Ftorokort drug is released from pharmacies by prescription. Keep a tube of ointment recommended in the refrigerator or a cool dark place, away from children. The shelf life of the drug is indicated on the package and is 2 years from date of manufacture date. At the end of the shelf life should be discarded ointment.
Ointment ftorokort price
The average cost of the drug in pharmacies ftorokort Moscow is 285 rubles.