Medication

Naftaderm

Structure

The active substance of the ointment is refined naphthalan oil.

Auxiliary ingredients:

  • purified water;
  • emulsion wax;
  • ethanol (95% solution).

Release form

Available in the form of an ointment intended for external use only.

The medicine is characterized by a specific smell, very similar to the smell of oil. The ointment should be brown.

Naftaderm ointment is sold in aluminum tubes of 10, 15, 20 or 35 g, as well as in jars of 25 or 50 g.

Pharmachologic effect

Characteristically antifungal, softening, absorbable, analgesic, antiseptic effect on the skin, reduces inflammation, promotes wound healing and relieves itching.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Pharmacodynamics

The active ingredient of the drug, naphthalan oil, contains a large amount of naphthenic carbohydrates. These substances stimulate recovery processes in damaged areas of the skin, normalize the rate of metabolic processes in the skin and adjacent tissues. They also affect the composition. blood, in particular on its rheological properties, reduce the tendency to form blood clotswhile increasing the content in peripheral blood red blood cells.

Naftaderm is able to influence the adrenal cortex, stimulating the secretion of corticosteroids, which helps to suppress inflammatory processes.

Pharmacokinetics

It mainly affects the tissues adjacent to the place of application of the ointment. The systemic effect on the body is negligible, therefore, studies have not been conducted regarding the pharmacokinetic characteristics of the drug.

Indications for use

Naftaderm ointment is prescribed for various skin lesions:

  • psoriasis;
  • neurodermatitis;
  • eczema;
  • furunculosis;
  • seborrhea;
  • pink lichen;
  • sycosis;
  • pruritus;
  • pressure sores;
  • wounds;
  • ulcers on the skin;
  • erysipelas (staphylococcal) inflammation;
  • pathological coarsening of the upper layer of the skin;
  • allergic dermatitis;
  • carbunculosis;
  • burns and frostbite, regardless of the mechanism of their occurrence.

In addition, Naftaderm is also effective in the treatment of other non-skin diseases:

  • neuritis;
  • sciatica;
  • plexitis;
  • various neuralgia;
  • arthritis and arthrosis;
  • myositis;
  • injuries.

With all these diseases, the ointment can be used as part of complex therapy.

Contraindications

Naftaderm is prohibited to use in the presence of one or more of the body conditions listed below:

  • hypersensitivity to the active substance or other ingredients that make up the drug;
  • strong anemia;
  • hemorrhagic syndrome;
  • renal or liver failure;
  • adrenal disease;
  • early childhood;
  • oncological diseases.

Side effects

Undesirable effects that may occur during treatment with Naftaderm ointment:

  • dry skin;
  • folliculitis (seldom);
  • local allergic reactions in the form rash or swelling of the area on which the ointment was applied.

Ointment Naftaderm, instructions for use (Method and dosage)

Instructions for use Naftaderm provides for the use of ointments for external use only. The medicine is smeared with a very thin layer on the affected skin, do not rub. The procedure is repeated twice a day.

The duration of the course of treatment is selected by the attending physician individually for each patient. Most often, it lasts 3 or 4 weeks.

Overdose

There are no described cases of overdose.

Interaction

It can be used simultaneously with other medicines, but it should be borne in mind that their effect may increase slightly. This is due to the ability of Naftaderm ointment to act as a kind of conductor, facilitating the penetration of other medicines into the skin.

Terms of sale

Without recipe.

Storage conditions

The ointment must be stored in the refrigerator, but do not allow the tube to freeze.

Shelf life

5 years.

Special instructions

When treating with ointment, it is necessary to remember some features of its use:

  • the ointment can dry the skin, so at the same time it can be used with a softening or moisturizing cosmetic product for skin care;
  • when using the medicine to treat children or pregnant women, you must always consult a doctor;
  • the medicine leaves stubborn stains on clothing that comes in contact with areas of the skin where it was applied.

For children

Allowed to use only after consultation with your doctor. In early childhood, no medicine is prescribed.

During pregnancy and lactation

The use is not prohibited, but it is important to coordinate with the doctor whether it is worth using this ointment in your case, and how long the treatment will last.

Analogs of Naftaderm

Matches for ATX Level 4 code:Naftalan oilVinylinHydrogen peroxidePotassium permanganateIodoformPantocideBrilliant greenEtericideSodium TetraborateIchthyolMethylene BlueElecasolFormalinFormagelAseptolinXeroformVitaonOlazolFormidronOctenisept

Analogues of ointment Naftaderm:

  • Chlorhexidine Bigluconate;
  • Hexicon;
  • Septefril;
  • Pharyngosept.

Reviews on Naftaderm

Reviews on Naftaderm with psoriasis and other skin diseases are mostly positive. This is due to the fact that in most cases it helps to remove the symptoms and consequences of the disease, but it is safe for children and pregnant women, as it does not contain hormones.

The medicine is not addictive. Side effects are extremely rare even when using ointment on parts of the body with delicate skin.

Naftaderm price, where to buy

The price of Naftaderm ointment in Russia is between 140 and 460 rubles, depending on the form of release. The cost in Ukraine is up to 430 hryvnias.

  • Online Pharmacies in Russia

ZdravCity

  • Naftaderm liniment 10% 35g CJSC Retinoids432 rub.order
  • Naftaderm shampoo with Naftalan oil fl. 250mlEmansi Laboratory CJSC761 rub.order

Pharmacy Dialog

  • Naftaderm liniment (tube 10% 35g) 451 rub.order

Eurofarm * 4% discount on the promotional code medside11

  • Naftaderm liniment 10% 35 GRETINOIDS, ZAO FNPP520 rub.order
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