Nizoral - instructions for controlling fungi

August 15, 2013

 Nizoral guide
 Nizoral - instruction of the antifungal drug developed by the manufacturer of the Belgian pharmaceutical company Janssen Pharmaceutica. But it is intended for doctors - their own Nizoral can be used only in the form of external formulations.

 Nizoral - instructions for controlling fungi

The mechanism of action Nizoral

Nizoral (active substance - ketoconazole) - is an antifungal drug which is available in tablet form for oral administration of 200 mg, a vaginal suppository 400 mg, cream (1 g of cream contains 20 mg ketoconazole), shampoo (1 g of shampoo contains 20 mg ketoconazole).

Active ingredient ketoconazole Nizoral - is a synthetic derivative of imidazole diaksolana. Nizoral mechanism of action associated with suppression of formation of ergosterol and cells membrane lipids in fungi. This leads to the complete destruction of fungal cells or suppress their activity.

Used for the treatment and prevention of fungal infections and infections caused by susceptible to infectious agents. Sensitivity to nizoralu exhibit pathogens systemic fungal infections, fungal infections of the skin and nails (ringworm, tinea, candidiasis, tinea versicolor, seborrheic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, as well as some bacteria (Gram-positive cocci - Staphylococcus and Streptococcus). When administered tablets Nizoral They are rapidly absorbed into the blood, and then distributed to the tissues, including penetrates into cerebrospinal fluid. decomposes in the liver to metabolites and excreted in the bile and faeces and urine.

Shampoo Nizoral also has high antifungal activity, particularly effective against fungi that cause dandruff. Today found that dandruff causing yeast that are often present on the scalp, is not normally cause disease. But under certain conditions (for example, when an excess amount of fat in the scalp and change its chemical composition), the fungus begins to multiply rapidly, causing severe exfoliation of epithelial cells of the scalp skin. Nizoral is considered the drug of choice for the treatment of dandruff.

Nizoral side effects in small compared to the other antifungal agents.

 Nizoral - instructions for controlling fungi

Indications and contraindications for use Nizoral

Nizoral is used to treat fungal infections caused by susceptible to the infectious agents.

  • Nizoral tablets are used to treat fungal infections of internal organs, eyes, systemic fungal infections, fungal sepsis, fungal diseases of the skin, hair and nails, seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff Dandruff: where it comes from, and what to do  Dandruff: where it comes from, and what to do
 . Apply Nizoral tablets and as a prophylactic measure for the prevention of fungal infections in immunocompromised patients.
  • Candles are used for the treatment of vaginal Candida genitals in women.
  • Nizoral cream is applied topically for fungal diseases of smooth leather, jock itch, athlete's hands and feet, pityriasis versicolor, seborrheic dermatitis, caused by a fungus that forms dandruff.
  • Nizoral shampoo is used for the treatment and prophylaxis of fungal infections of the scalp.

Contraindications for the use of Nizoral tablets are: individual intolerance to the components of the drug by the body of the patient, liver failure, pregnancy and breast-feeding Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
   feeding, child up to three years. Precautions tablets should be prescribed at lower adrenocortical function and pituitary simultaneously with other drugs have toxic effects on the liver, as well as women after 50 years.

Nizoral Dosage forms for topical and local use are contraindicated only if you are hypersensitive to the components of the drug by the body of the patient.

 Nizoral - instructions for controlling fungi

Side effects

Nizoral is usually well tolerated. But Nizoral tablets may appoint a doctor, taking into account possible side effects. These side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, drowsiness or insomnia, photophobia, sensory disturbances, reduction of blood platelets and a tendency to increased bleeding, various types of skin rashes, chronic hepatitis Hepatitis - the scourge of our time  Hepatitis - the scourge of our time
 , Transient disturbances of liver and kidney function. Sometimes also possible side effects such as hair loss, decreased libido, breast enlargement and reduction of the concentration of sperm in men, pain in joints Joint pain - how to understand what is going on?  Joint pain - how to understand what is going on?
 , Fever, and allergic reactions.

For external and local application Nizoral may cause a burning sensation, itching and even contact dermatitis.

Nizoral - is an effective antifungal drug.

Galina Romanenko

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Sulfur-salicylic ointment - effective in many skin diseases

March 6, 2014

 sulfur-salicylic ointment
 Sulfur-salicylic ointment can be used for many skin diseases. The main indications for its use are seborrhea and psoriasis. In addition, sulfur-salicylic ointment is used for demodicosis, scabies, youthful acne and other skin diseases.


Sulfur salicylic ointment - Instructions

Sulfur salicylic ointment - a combined preparation for external use, which is composed of sulfur, salicylic acid and petroleum jelly. Available in 2% or 5% of the sulfur-salicylic ointment in jars of 25, she has keratolytic, antibacterial, and antiparasitic properties.

When applied to the skin of a part of the ointment sulfur interacts with organic substances and forms sulfides pentationovuyu acid, which have antimicrobial and antiparasitic activity.

Sulfides also have keratolytic properties and keratoplasty. Salicylic acid has anti-inflammatory and mild local irritating effect, affecting skin and enhances the antibacterial properties of sulfur.


Sulfur salicylic ointment: use

The main indications for the use of sulfur-salicylic ointment are skin diseases such as seborrhea (skin disease associated with dysfunction of the sebaceous glands) and psoriasis (a chronic skin disease of unknown origin). In addition, sulfur-salicylic ointment used to treat skin diseases such as acne vulgaris, demodikoz, ringworm Ringworm - how not to be left without hair  Ringworm - how not to be left without hair
   and others.


Sulfur-salicylic ointment lichen

Versicolor called many skin diseases, including psoriasis or psoriasis Ringworm - not only infectious disease  Ringworm - not only infectious disease
 . It is a chronic skin non-communicable diseases, the main feature of which are scaly papular rash. Psoriasis Treatment - is a long process and finally get rid of it can not be human. Used complex treatment, which often include sulfur-salicylic ointment, which has exfoliating, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, wound healing, anti-bacterial and antipruritic effect.

It is well relieves dry skin, itching it soothes the skin, helps to soften dead skin flakes of skin and contributes to the rapid removal. 2% sulfur salicylic ointment apply a thin layer to the affected skin (including the scalp) twice a day. To enhance the keratolytic effect of the ointment is applied under occlusive dressing.


Ointment sulfuric salicylic from demodex

Demodex - is subcutaneous mite that is present on the skin of most people. He usually does not manifest itself, but with a decrease in immunity, a violation of the sebaceous glands of the skin, the chemical composition of sebum (usually this is in violation of hormonal) or capillary permeability Demodex can cause a skin disease called demodikoz.

Manifested demodikoz various kinds of rashes on the skin, mainly in areas where the most sebaceous glands. The skin becomes inflamed, scaly, and shows small inflammatory rash. If it joins a bacterial infection, rash pustular becomes. The inflammatory process occurs primarily in the roots of the hair (hair follicles). Demodikoz often associated with youthful acne, that is acne - this disease is difficult to treat.

Treatment of demodicosis should be comprehensive, otherwise the disease can not cope. The composition of such treatments often include sulfur salicylic acid. It is able to destroy the pathogen Demodex and in the case of accession banal infection has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect.

Also suitable keratolytic keratoplasty and properties of sulfur-salicylic ointment - the ability of the drug to dissolve and exfoliate dead cells of the skin, stimulate the growth of new cells.

The ointment is applied to the affected skin 1-2 times a day, the duration of treatment set by your doctor.


Sulfur ointment salicylic acne

Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of sulfur-salicylic ointment used successfully for the treatment of acne Acne treatment: how to get rid of blackheads  Acne treatment: how to get rid of blackheads
   - Acne. A keratolytic action of the ointment reduces the risk of scarring after acne treatment.

For the treatment of acne Acne Treatment - proper care of inflamed skin  Acne Treatment - proper care of inflamed skin
   sulfur-salicylic ointment applied in the same way as for the treatment of demodicosis.

Sulfur-salicylic ointment has virtually no side effects, except, of course, allergic reactions, which are rare. Contraindications for the use of the ointment is only heightened sensitivity to its member components.

Galina Romanenko

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