Psilo-Balsam: instructions for use
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International Nonproprietary Name (INN): Diphenhydramine
Dosage form: gel for external use
Psylo-balm - Composition and form of release
Product: Gel 1% in aluminum tubes of 20 and 50 g. Each tube together with the instructions for use are placed in a pack.
100 g of gel contain:
Diphenhydramine hydrochloride 1.0 g
Cetylpyridinium chloride 0.1 g as a preservative
Macrogol-6-glyceryl caprylate / caprate
Trometamol, Polyacrylic acid
Description: Colorless, homogeneous transparent gel
Pharmacotherapeutic group: H1-histamine receptor blocker
Psilo-balm - Pharmacological action
Anti-allergic effect of the gel Psylo-balm is associated with the presence in its composition of diphenhydramine hydrochloride, which is a blocker of H1-histamine receptors and as a result, rapidly reduces itching, reduces pain, flushing, reduces the increased permeability of capillaries, edema of tissues, causes local anesthesia.
Psilo-Balsam (gel) has a pleasant cooling effect. A specially developed gel base protects the skin and leaves no visible trace, in some cases it can be used as a skin cream.
Psilo-balm - Indications for use
This antihistamine is used in the following diseases and conditions:
- sunburn and burns of the 1st degree;
- insect bites;
- hives ;
- itchy skin of different origin,
- itching eczema ,
- chicken pox ,
- allergic skin irritations (with the exception of itching during cholestasis ),
contact dermatitis due to contact with plants.
Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.
With caution during pregnancy and lactation (it is recommended to suspend breastfeeding).
Psilo-balm - Method of administration and dose
Gel Psilo-Balm is applied to the affected areas of the skin with a thin layer (2-3 g of gel) 3-4 times a day and distributed by easy spreading.
Side effect: In rare cases, there may be a reaction of skin hypersensitivity, manifested in reddening and mild puffiness of the skin area on which the drug was applied. With external application of the drug, no side effects of a systemic nature were noted.
Psilo-balm - Overdose
Treatment: in case of an overdose (symptoms see above "Side effect"), symptomatic treatment is prescribed: rinse with water the affected area, drugs that raise blood pressure, oxygen: control of breathing, introduction of plasma-substituting fluids.
You can not use epinephrine and analeptics. There is no special antidote.
Interaction with other drugs
Strengthens the effect of alcohol and drugs that depress the central nervous system.
MAO inhibitors increase the anticholinergic activity of diphenhydramine.
Antagonistic interaction is noted when co-administered with psychostimulants.
During treatment with gel, Psilo-balsam should avoid sun exposure and alcohol consumption, and should be careful in activities that require increased attention and rapid mental reactions.
Analogues of gel Psilo-balm
The analogues presented below have a similar therapeutic effect:
- Gel Panthenol (relieves itching and swelling).
- Zinctal (tablets) is used in the presence of an inflammatory process on the skin. Under the action of the drug, renewed skin cells develop and grow.
- Chlorophyllipt (solution) heals burns and skin defects.
- Solcoseril gel stimulates the regenerating ability of the skin and nourishes the tissues, removing itching well.
- Balsamic liniment is an excellent antiseptic.
- Gel Fukortsin eliminates burning and swelling.
Ointment ichthyol treats eczema and burns.
- The clobaz suppresses allergy reactions to frost, overdried air in the room, wind.
Shelf life and storage conditions
Shelf life 3 years. Do not use after the expiration date stated on the package.
Storage conditions: List B. Store at a temperature not higher than + 25 ° C, out of the reach of children.
Terms of leave from pharmacies: Without a prescription.
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