Medication

Afloderm

Structure

The drug contains as an active substance alklomethasone dipropionate.

Afloderm cream also has the following additional components: propylene glycol, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, cetostearyl alcohol, macrogol glyceryl stearate, sodium hydroxide, chlorcresol, phosphoric acid, macrogol cetostearate, soft white paraffin, purified water.

In turn, the ointment contains such auxiliary substances: soft white paraffin, propylene glycol monopalmitostearate, white beeswax, hexylene glycol.

Release form

Afloderm cream and ointment are sold in pharmacies.

Pharmachologic effect

The medicine has anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, antiallergic and antiproliferative properties.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

The drug acts as anti-inflammatory, vasoconstrictor and stopping itching means. It is believed that its active substance induces the synthesis of inhibitors phospholipase A2. As a result of phospholipids membranes decreases release arachidonic acid. It causes inhibition of synthesis prostaglandins and leukotrienes of arachidonic acid.

With topical application of Afloderm to a healthy area of ​​the skin, 3% of the active substance is absorbed into the circulatory system. If the skin is damaged or applied occlusive dressingdegree absorption may be higher.

The drug is broken down in the liver. Most of metabolites excreted in the urine, the remaining - with bile.

Indications for use

The medicine is prescribed for:

  • atopic dermatitis;
  • psoriasis;
  • solar dermatitis;
  • eczema;
  • allergic and contact dermatitis;
  • allergic reaction for insect bites.

You can use this tool for children from 6 months.

Contraindications

The drug is contraindicated for use with:

  • hypersensitivity to its components;
  • skin manifestations syphilis;
  • viral infections of the skin;
  • open wounds;
  • trophic ulcers;
  • skin tuberculosis;
  • chicken pox;
  • skin post-vaccination reactions;
  • children under six months.

Side effects

Cream and ointment rarely cause negative reactions. Side effects may include a rash, erythemairritation, itching, dry skin, acne. In rare cases, skin changes resembling acne, folliculitisstretch marks hypertrichosissecondary skin infections hyperpigmentation, atrophic skin changes, expansion of superficial vessels, allergic contact dermatitis. Negative reactions at the site of application are more likely to occur when using occlusive dressing.

Systemic side effects can lead to inhibition of adrenal function. It is assumed that this is possible with prolonged use on large areas of skin.

Instructions for use Afloderm (Method and dosage)

Afloderm Cream recommends use for use in the treatment of acute skin lesions, and ointment for the treatment of subacute and chronic dermatoses.

After the acute period of the disease ends, as well as if the drug is used on dense areas of the skin or if the inflammatory effect in the denser layers of the skin needs to be removed, it is advisable to use Afloderm in the form of an ointment.

The drug in the form of a cream is well absorbed and does not leave a greasy shine.

The medicine is applied in a thin layer evenly to the affected skin. You need to do this 2-3 times a day. If you need to apply a cream or ointment to areas where the skin is denser, for example, elbows or feet, and is also easily erased, you can apply the medicine more often.

Instructions for use Afloderm reports that for children, when the main symptoms begin to pass, the drug can be used 1 time per day.

In order to prevent relapse, treatment should be continued for some more time after the skin returns to normal.

When used for young children, it should be borne in mind that skin folds and synthetic diapers can influence in the same way as occlusive dressing. Thus, the degree of absorption of the active component increases. In addition, in children absorption may be higher due to insufficient skin maturity.

It is not advisable to apply cream and ointment under occlusive dressings in areas where diapers and diapers touch the skin. Therapy for children lasts a maximum of 3 weeks. If you need to use the drug for longer, you need to do this under the supervision of a specialist.

If the effect of the drug is not noticeable within two weeks, it is necessary to check the diagnosis.

Overdose

If the drug is applied to areas of a large area with prolonged therapy, as well as when using occlusive dressing and in childhood, the active substance can be absorbed to a greater extent. Then it can lead to glucosuria, hyperglycemia, inhibition of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal system with growth retardation, Cushing's syndrome and intracranial hypertension.

Rarely possible fever, arthralgia, myalgiageneral weakness.

If symptoms of an overdose appear, the medicine must be canceled. The treatment is symptomatic. The usual measures are applied to maintain normal body functions.

Interaction

Significant interaction with other drugs has not been established.

Terms of sale

You can buy this medicine without a prescription.

Storage conditions

Optimum temperature - up to 30 ° C. Keep the medicine out of the reach of small children.

Shelf life

For ointment, the shelf life is 3 years, and for cream - 2 years.

Analogs Afloderm

Matches for ATX Level 4 code:PowercourtTriacortLocacortenLokoid CreloLokoidLaticortLokoid LipokremFluorocortDermoveitLorinden

In pharmacies, you can find the following analogues of Afloderm:

  • Laticort;
  • Lokoid;
  • Lokoid Crelo;
  • Lokoid Lipokrem;
  • Fokort-Darnitsa;
  • Fluorocort.

Before applying any of them, you must carefully familiarize yourself with the features of each tool.

Afloderm reviews

Reviews about ointments and creams on the Internet can be found very different. The drug helps most people. Those who have tried the cream or ointment Afloderm note their quick action and effectiveness. The beneficial effect of the drug is noticeable from the first days of use. Parents who used the medicine for children also leave positive reviews about Afloderm.

However, there are those to whom the drug did not fit. They say the remedy was not effective. As a rule, those people write about this who tried to remove inflammation in dense areas of the skin with its help. But almost no side effects have been reported. In general, the drug is well tolerated.

Price Afloderm where to buy

The price of Afloderm almost does not differ depending on the form of release. The tool as a whole is considered very affordable. For ointment Afloderm, the price for a tube of 40 g is an average of 400 rubles. A tool in a tube of 20 g costs about 330 rubles. The average price of the cream is about the same.

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