Triderm - a drug for external application, which consists of three active substances, which complement each other's actions. As a result, a cream and ointment triderm have anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, antipruritic, antifungal and antibacterial action.
The mechanism of action triderma
The cream and ointment triderm includes three active current component: betamethasone, clotrimazole and gentamicin. Manufacturer - pharmaceutical company Schering-Plough (USA). Auxiliaries in the ointment is liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin. Auxiliaries in the cream are liquid paraffin, white petrolatum
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Cetostearyl alcohol, propylene glycol, cetomacrogol 1000. Benzyl alcohol, dibasic sodium phosphate dihydrate, phosphoric acid, sodium hydroxide, purified water.
Due to its constituent components triderm has anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, antifungal and antibacterial effect:
- betamethasone - a synthetic glyukokordikosteroid (GCS), which has a rapid and prolonged anti-inflammatory, anti-edematous, and anti-allergic effect potivozudnym;
- clotrimazole - antifungal mechanism of action which involves a violation of the synthesis of ergosterol, which is an integral part of the cell membrane of fungi; show sensitivity to fungi that cause trichophytosis, microsporia, athlete's foot and smooth the skin, as well as the yeast genus Candida;
- gentamicin - an antibiotic aminoglycoside with a broad spectrum of action; sensitivity to it shows the majority of bacterial pathogens causing skin diseases.
Indications and contraindications for the use of ointments and creams triderm
Triderm ointment used mainly for skin infections accompanied by inflammation and itching without soak. Cream is more suitable for the treatment of skin infections accompanied by inflammation, itching and weeping, because it has a drying effect.
Triderm prescribed for skin diseases complicated by bacterial or fungal infection, sensitive components triderma: dermatitis (simple and allergic), atopic (congenital allergic) dermatitis, eczema, skin fungal infections.
The ointment or cream is applied thinly to the affected skin twice a day for a few days to cleanse the skin.
Do not use this triderm ointments and creams for skin tuberculosis
TB skin - a rare form of the disease
, Syphilis, herpes on the lips
Herpes on the lips - problems with immunity
and in the genital area, chickenpox, shingles, under any skin eruptions following vaccination, children under the age of two years, nursing mothers, and hypersensitivity to components triderma. Nor triderm applied to open wounds.
Precautions triderm administered during pregnancy and for children. This drug should not be used for a long time on large areas of skin under the bandage.
Side effects and overdose triderma
As with any drug, which is composed of corticosteroid hormones, triderm has a number of side effects. This is primarily due to a decrease of local immunity and the addition of a secondary infection. The peculiarity of these infections is the insensitivity of their pathogens to many antifungal and antibacterial agents, including the components triderma.
With prolonged use triderma may also cause white spots on the skin
White spots on skin - What are the causes and how to treat?
, Regions atrophy (reduction in volume) of the skin, increased hair distribution, dry skin, and so on. Perhaps the emergence of itching, soak sections of the skin, stretch marks, or striae (white or brown lines on the skin, resulting from rupture of the collagen fibers of the skin). Children triderma prolonged use, particularly under the bandage can result in reduced adrenal function.
Clotrimazole and gentamicin can cause various types of allergic reactions, but this is rarely the case, as part of the triderma betametazol smoothes any allergic reactions.
Overdose triderma may occur when long-term use on large areas of skin. It is manifested in increased side effects of this drug. As a rule, the timely elimination of the drug and the appointment of adequate treatment of all violations of the reversible.
Triderm - is an effective drug for external application, which is assigned by a doctor to treat skin diseases with a strong inflammatory or allergic effects.