Advantan cream is used to treat many skin diseases. Especially shows the dosage form Advantan for oily skin with seborrhea. Under the influence of the cream immediately goes advantan swelling, redness, itching and pain. But long advantan cream can not be used.
As advantan cream on the skin
Group dosage forms Advantan developed a special department for the production of drugs for the treatment of skin pharmaceutical company Bayer (Germany).
The composition of all formulations (creams, ointments, fatty ointments, emulsion) contains synthetic glucocorticoid means (GCS) - methylprednisolone. This drug acts only locally in the blood gets so small the amount, that the use of short-lived Advantan it can not be ignored.
After application to the skin all dosage forms Advantan act locally, taking root in the DNA of skin cells and active triggering mechanism of action on the skin of biologically active substances. Thus, under the action Advantan sharply decreases the number of prostaglandins that contribute to the expansion of small blood vessels. At the same time activates the action of adrenaline, which has vasoconstrictor action. As a result, disappear edema, redness, pain and itching, that is, reduces inflammation.
The general effect of GCS is supplemented to the skin of different dosage forms, in particular cream advantan contains little fat and a lot of water. It is used for the treatment of acute and subacute inflammatory processes with oily skin without the express soak (maceration) as smooth, and the hairy part.
With which diseases and how to apply
Cream advantan used in various inflammatory processes in the skin, including atopic dermatitis (congenital allergic diseases), just contact and allergic contact dermatitis (skin when exposed to irritating or allergy-causing substances), different types of eczema.
In all these diseases advantan cream easily penetrates the skin and has a strong and very rapid effect. This decreases swelling, redness, itching and pain are.
The cream is applied to the affected skin with a thin layer once a day every day until a significant improvement. With a significant inflammatory process may be imposed occlusive dressing surface of the body is sealed against the ingress of air and liquid. In the first two hours cream liquid evaporates, reduces inflammation and cools the skin surface and then, when the liquid evaporates, acts as an ointment.
The duration of the cream advantan in adults should not exceed three consecutive months. Babies can not be used more than a month in a row.
When the cream can not be used advantan
Advantan Cream should not be used if the inflammation of the skin caused by tuberculosis
Tuberculosis - a full recovery is not guaranteed
or syphilis - reduced immunity caused by SCS, will promote the spread of infection.
It is also dangerous to use when advantan cream bacterial and fungal infections
Fungal infection: to prevent and defeat
. However, in severe inflammation, swelling, itching and pain it still has to apply. But in this case, the application should be combined with Advantan purpose antimicrobial and antifungal agents.
But with a viral infection advantan can not be used in any case. Use of corticosteroids can cause rapid "spread" viral infection. For example, when applied in herpetic Advantan recurrent infection the rash will capture all the new skin.
Do not use the cream advantan children up to four months, with increased sensitivity to the body of the patient, a rash on the background of vaccine administration and for chronic skin disease rosacea.
With careful use akrem dvantan during pregnancy and nursing
Breastfeeding - a personal choice
feeding. On your breasts do not cause it.
Can there be side effects
When non-durable courses of treatment no side effects usually do not happen. But if you apply advantan more than three consecutive months for adults and children more than a month, the appearance of possible side effects.
Side effects are usually local in nature, it is white depigmented spots, spider veins
Spider veins - a sign of several diseases
, Stretch marks and areas of atrophy of the skin, excessive hairiness of certain areas of the skin, pustular rash, etc. Allergic reactions are also possible, but they are extremely rare.
The overall impact on the body can manifest itself in the form of increased intraocular pressure (glaucoma) at regular advantan applying the cream to the skin around the eyes for a long time.
Advantan Cream - an effective remedy for inflammation and itching in the skin.