Sunburn, other first-degree burns, insect bite, urticaria, itching of various etiologies, eczema with itching, varicella.
Psilo-balm Composition and form of release
The active ingredient is diphenhydramine hydrochloride, auxiliary components. Produced in the form of a gel, packed in aluminum tubes.
Antiallergic pharmaceutical product for local use. It is prescribed as a local therapeutic agent for patients suffering from itching, burning, flushing of the skin, including due to insect bites, burns (including sunburn), chickenpox, allergic skin reactions (with the exception of itching caused by cholestasis). In addition to the above, it is effective for the treatment of itchy eczema, contact dermatitis, including those caused by contact with plants.
The presence of an active active substance in it – diphenhydramine – ensures the blocking of H1-histamine receptors. As a result, the patient has a decrease in the permeability of the vascular walls of the capillaries, due to which a decrease in edema and hyperemia of the tissues adjacent to the painful area is achieved. The antihistamine effect of the drug also reduces the feeling of itching, burning. Has some local anesthetic and cooling effect.
Not applicable in case of increased individual intolerance to the components of the drug. It should be noted that during treatment with this drug it is necessary to exclude contact with solar radiation, and the use of alcohol, alcohol-containing products is also contraindicated.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
There is no complete confidence in its safety for pregnant women. For this reason, his appointment in this period of a woman’s life must be caused by strict life indications.
Method of administration and dosage
It is applied externally. Apply a thin layer of gel to cleansed and dried skin. Rub lightly in a circular motion into the painful lesion, grabbing the edges of healthy skin for a few centimeters around the perimeter.
To prevent contact with eye mucosa or food, you should thoroughly wash your hands at the end of the procedure.
The volume and frequency of application – 2-3 grams per procedure, up to 3 – 4 times a day.
Too long-term use of large doses of the drug over a large area of the skin can cause it to enter the systemic circulation and cause systemic absorption, which can lead to intoxication of the body.
The patient may develop dry mucous membranes, difficulty breathing, lowering blood pressure, confusion, and excitement of the nervous system. You should immediately stop using the drug, conduct symptomatic therapy to normalize pressure, maintain breathing.
If the patient does not exceed the recommended dose, then allergic reactions are extremely rare. In some cases, an allergic skin reaction was observed.
Storage conditions and periods Psilo-balm
Stored up to 3 years at temperatures up to 15-25 ° C.