Hormonal ointments - are drugs, which include natural or synthetic glucocorticoids.They are used only on prescription in a specific pattern.Hormonal external preparations used in the long-term, recurrent, allergic or inflammatory skin lesions, acute during inflammatory or allergic process, as well as the absence of the effect of treatment with other drugs.
During pregnancy, hormonal ointments are applied only in exceptional cases.They are prescribed for very acute inflammatory processes when other drugs do not have a therapeutic effect.They are also used when a woman has used these tools before, but when canceling occurred aggravation.For external hormonal preparations for the treatment of dermatitis include: "Advantan", "flutsinar", "Futsikort" and others.
«Advantan" should be applied to the affected sk
in one time per day.Continuous regular application of ointment for children is no more than 4 weeks, and for adults - no more than 12 weeks.The active ingredient of the drug is methylprednisolone atseponat.Usually the drug is well tolerated.In rare cases, there are local allergic reactions (burning, itching, rash), folliculitis."Advantan" is contraindicated in viral skin lesions, rosacea, perioral dermatitis in the area of ​​application of the drug in children younger than 4 months, in the case of cutaneous manifestations of reactions to vaccination.
In severe forms of dermatitis ointment prescribed "flutsinar", it is the active substance fluocinolone acetonide.The preparation should be applied to the affected surface of 1-2 times per day.The dose should not exceed 2 g / day.The duration of treatment - no more than 1-2 weeks.In children older than 2 years' Flutsin "used with caution: in small areas of the skin, 1 time per day.
drug is contraindicated in acne, fungal, bacterial, viral and neoplastic lesions of the skin.By the side effects of the ointment include: atrophy of the skin and subcutaneous fat, slowing the healing of wounds and ulcers, disorders of epithelialization, striae, maculopapular rash, hair loss in women.
When dermatitis with concomitant bacterial infections appoint "Futsikort."Its active ingredients are: fusidic acid hemihydrate (antibiotic polycyclic structure) and betamethasone valerate (glucocorticosteroid).Adults and children need to apply a thin layer of medication to the affected area 2-3 times a day.The course of treatment should not last longer than 2 weeks.
«Futsikort" is contraindicated in rosacea, youthful acne, perioral dermatitis, lupus, primary bacterial, viral and fungal skin diseases in children up to 1 year.By the side effects of the drug are: allergic reactions, dryness, skin atrophy, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, purpura, depigmentation.