composition, mechanism of action, use in dermatology

active component is Ichthyol ointment.This drug belongs to a disinfecting and antiseptic.Basically ihtiolovaya ointment used for the treatment of skin diseases such as eczema, ecthyma, furunculosis, carbunculosis, acne, erysipelas, and others.

ichthyol ointment as Vishnevsky ointment, has bactericidal activity against staphylococci and streptococci, some fungi, but it is not active against other bacteria and various viruses.The main mechanism of therapeutic effect is treatment of severe inflammation, itching and normalization of tissue regeneration.Ichthyol ointment has local antiseptic effect.

It helps to normalize metabolic processes, improves trophic tissue recovery.After applying the tool shows analgesic properties and
acts on the deeper layers of the skin.These properties contribute to the rapid disappearance of inflammatory processes.

ichthyol ointment is a drug with a pungent odor and color from brown to very dark shade.If we compare it with the ointment Wisniewski, it acts very slowly on the fabric, whereby the treatment requires a long period.

use in gynecology

addition to the main field of application - dermatology, ointment has been used successfully for the treatment of gynecological pathology.Indications for its use are the following diseases: inflammatory disease of the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus.Ihtiola often used to treat mastitis.

It can be used both in pure form and in the form of lotions.In this case Ichthyolum mixed with glycerol.Ichthyol as the active ingredient, may be part of the candles in the treatment of diseases of the pelvic organs.

ihtiola The solution is recommended to moisten the affected areas of the body.It uses a 10% solution.Despite many indications for the application of the ointment, there are limitations.First of all, based ointment ihtiola contraindicated if you are hypersensitive.

great importance is the fact that the components of the ointment is not compatible with some materials, such as heavy metals, iodine, bromine, alkaloids.Thus, ihtiolovaya ointment - it is an excellent tool to combat the skin and gynecological diseases.