Elokim - cream with anti-inflammatory action and protivoekssudativnoe

August 21, 2013

 Elokim cream
 Elokim cream will help in inflammatory processes in the skin, accompanied by weeping, swelling and itching. Moisture of the skin, usually accompanied by a violation of her integrity, and therefore, there is a risk of introduction of secondary infection. Appointment cream Elokim short courses warned of this danger.

 Elokim - cream with anti-inflammatory action and protivoekssudativnoe

The cream

0, 1% cream Elokim incorporates the active substance - and mometasone adjuvants that help mometasone penetrate the skin.

Mometasone is a glucocorticoid or a glucocorticosteroid (GCS) - a synthetic analogue of the natural hormone of the adrenal cortex. It has anti-inflammatory, antipruritic and protivoekssudativnoe action. The mechanism of action of mometasone is associated with the stimulation of the formation of proteins that suppress the action of the enzyme phospholipase A2. Under the action of this enzyme the formation of inflammatory mediators (prostaglandins, leukotrienes) from arachidonic acid. In the absence of the enzyme phospholipase A2 in the formation of a sufficient amount of inflammatory mediators slows.

Auxiliaries in the cream are Elokim hexylene, phosphoric acid (to establish pH), propylene glycol stearate, stearyl alcohol, tsetostearat macrogol, titanium dioxide, aluminum starch octenyl succinate, white beeswax, petrolatum Vaseline: old friend  Vaseline: old friend
 , Purified water.

When applying a thin layer of cream on the skin surface weeping sore he barely absorbed into the bloodstream. Systemic effects may occur when applying the cream to very large areas of the skin when applied on top of an occlusive (air-tight) dressing or with prolonged use.

Cream Elokim can not be used without a prescription, because all drugs containing corticosteroids can reduce immunity, including the immunity of the skin. This, in turn, is fraught with accession infection, most commonly, bacterial or fungal origin.

 Elokim - cream with anti-inflammatory action and protivoekssudativnoe

Which diseases prescribed cream Elokim

Elokim cream is prescribed for skin diseases infectious nature, accompanied by severe inflammation, swelling, itching and weeping. Cream relieves inflammation and itching, dries the skin. Course duration is not prescribed a cream. Usually it is applied to the individual, is not too large thin skin once daily. The duration of treatment depends on the condition of the skin and is determined by your doctor.

Cream Elokim Elokim - relieve inflammation and itching  Elokim - relieve inflammation and itching
   used in the complex treatment of psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, eczema, contact dermatitis and other allergic diseases. When used properly, according to the testimony, a short course of treatment is not only reduce skin immunity, but also help reduce the risk of infection connection, restore the integrity of the skin.

 Elokim - cream with anti-inflammatory action and protivoekssudativnoe

Contraindications for use

Elokim Cream should not be used in severe dry skin in the area of ​​inflammation - the cream will be even more to dry the skin, causing it flaking and irritation.

Elokim Cream is contraindicated in pregnancy, breast- Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
   breast, all infectious and inflammatory processes in the skin (bacterial, viral or fungal origin), including tuberculosis Tuberculosis - a full recovery is not guaranteed  Tuberculosis - a full recovery is not guaranteed
   and syphilis. Do not use the cream while Elokim pink acne and perioral dermatitis (skin inflammation around the mouth) - the symptoms of these diseases, the causes of which are not installed on the application elokoma may increase. Do not use this cream and Elokim are hypersensitive to its components, the body of the patient.

It is important to (thin and small plots) put the cream on the skin. Special care should be applied to the skin of the face and intertriginous skin - skin in the folds, where skin surface contact and rub against each other. You can not apply the cream on top of dense, not breathable bandage. Courses of treatment should be as short as possible.

 Elokim - cream with anti-inflammatory action and protivoekssudativnoe

Side effects

Side effects are usually cream Elokim are local. Most often it is the irritation and dry skin. Patients complain of a burning sensation, itching and general discomfort. With prolonged use cream Elokim may join infections, increased body hair, the appearance of the skin with reduced pigmentation (white spots on the skin), or atrophy (decrease in volume) of the skin, stretch marks on the skin. Perhaps the emergence of hives - hives.

If you apply the cream for a long time, or to put it on the skin with a thick layer (including under the bandage), possible symptoms of systemic effects of glucocorticoids, including dysfunction of the adrenal and pituitary syndrome - Cushing.

Galina Romanenko

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Scabies - when overwhelmed by ticks

December 18, 2008

  • Scabies - when overwhelmed by ticks
  • Causes

   Scabies - a disease caused by a itch mite or Sarcoptes scabiei (lat. Sarcoptes scabiei). The mite causes severe itching, which is especially noticeable at night.

Scabies is highly contagious and can spread rapidly in the family, kindergarten, school class, and so on. For this reason, doctors often recommend treatment for mange the whole family or other groups are regularly in contact with the infected.

Fortunately, for the treatment of this disease, there are safe and effective means.

 Scabies - when overwhelmed by ticks

Symptoms of scabies

The main symptoms of scabies are intense itching small blisters that appear wherever moved itch mites. Most often in adults the rash appears on the skin folds - armpits, between the toes, on the inner side of the elbow, waist, buttocks, genitals, knees, under the chest and shoulder blades.

In children, symptoms of scabies usually appear on the scalp, face, neck, palms and soles of the feet.

If you have symptoms of scabies Symptoms of scabies - which need to be afraid  Symptoms of scabies - which need to be afraid
   be sure to consult with your doctor. Special baths, folk remedies and OTC drugs do not help deal with the itch.

 Scabies - when overwhelmed by ticks


Octopus scabies mite can not be seen with the naked eye. The female mite penetrates the skin, which is doing the course and lays eggs. They mature within 21 days, after which there are young mites, which are chosen on the surface of the skin where grow and where they can spread to other areas of the skin and / or other people. Itch itch arises as a result of allergic reactions to the mites, their eggs and wastes.

Scabies is transmitted to others through close physical contact and, less frequently, using a single clothing, bedding, towels and so on.

Scabies in humans, dogs and cats cause some types of itch mite. Representatives of each of these species of mites are killed if within a certain time can not find a suitable host. After contact with animal scabies in humans may receive a skin reaction, but it will pass quickly, and will not develop a real itch.

 Scabies - when overwhelmed by ticks


At a constant scratching of the skin formed thereon damage increasing the risk of secondary infections, such as impetigo Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens  Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens
 . Impetigo - an infection of the superficial layers of the skin, which is the most common cause staph and sometimes streptococcus.

Severe mange - cortical scabies can develop in people belonging to risk groups:

  • Patients with chronic diseases that weaken the immune system, such as HIV
  • Seriously ill people who are a long time in hospitals
  • Older people living in nursing homes

Patients with extensive cortical scabies skin rash covered first, and then peel. This disease is more infectious than ordinary scabies and more difficult to treat.

 Scabies - when overwhelmed by ticks


Scabies is treated with the following prescription drugs:

  • Permethrin (Elimite). Contained in this ointment chemicals kill the scabies mites Itch mite - no one is immune  Itch mite - no one is immune
 . Typically, to achieve a positive result it needs to be applied to the skin twice - the second time in about a week after the first application. Permethrin is considered safe for patients of all ages, as well as pregnant and lactating women.
  • Lindane. This drug is produced in the form of ointments, lotions and shampoo. As permethrin, use it twice, at weekly intervals between applications. Lindane is not recommended for children under two years, pregnant and lactating women and patients with weakened immune systems The immune system - how it works?  The immune system - how it works?
  • Crotamiton (Yuraks) is usually recommended for children under two years. It does not contain strong chemicals, and it should be applied to the skin from two to five times a day.

Although these drugs quickly kill scabies treatment, patients may feel an itch for several weeks. To relieve the itching, use cool compresses and calamine lotion. If the itching is very strong, ask your doctor to recommend OTC antihistamines.