D-Panthenol is a drug that stimulates epithelization of the skin.
Release form and composition
D-Panthenol ointment is produced with a uniform consistency of a light yellow color with a lanolin smell in aluminum tubes of 25 and 50 g each.
The composition of one gram of agent includes 50 mg of dexpanthenol and such excipients as:
- 295 mg of protegin B;
- 50 mg of beeswax;
- 0.1 mg butylhydroxytoluene;
- 160 mg of purified water;
- 5 mg dimethicone;
- 0.1 mg butylhydroxyanisole;
- 20 mg decamethylcyclopentasiloxane;
- 4 mg of phenonip;
- 210.8 mg of white soft paraffin;
- 5 mg of magnesium sulfate heptahydrate;
- 20 mg of propylene glycol;
- 160 mg of lanolin;
- 20 mg emulsifier LANETTE SX.
They also produce a homogeneous white cream D-Panthenol, which has a specific odor, in 25 and 50 g aluminum tubes.
One gram of cream contains 50 mg of dexpanthenol and excipients - 40 mg of glyceryl monostearate, 5 mg of dimethicone, 50 mg of cetearyl octanoate, 0.7 mg of methyl parahydroxybenzoate, 0.3 mg of propyl parahydroxybenzoate, 40 mg of ketomacrogol, 732.8 mg of purified water, 50 mg propylene glycol, 0.2 mg of flavoring Seaside 2026 and 40 mg of cetanol.
Indications for use
D-Panthenol is used in cases of:
- Violations of the integrity of the skin that occur after surgical interventions, as well as due to exposure to chemical, mechanical or thermal factors;
- Diaper rash;
- The appearance of minor irritations and scratches on the skin in children;
- Trophic ulcers of the lower extremities;
- Diaper dermatitis;
- Inflammation and cracking of the nipples;
- Skin care around colostomy, tracheostomy and gastrostomy;
- Inflammatory processes in the skin;
D-Panthenol is also used to treat and prevent the effects of adverse environmental factors on the skin.
The use of D-Panthenol is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the components of the ointment or cream. The use of funds during pregnancy and during the lactation period is permissible only according to indications.
Dosing and Administration
D-Panthenol (ointment or cream) should be applied to the affected mucous membranes or skin areas with a uniform thin layer 1 time per day. Allowed more frequent application (up to 4 times a day) on the recommendation of a doctor.
In cases of cracking nipples cream or ointment is applied in the form of compresses after each feeding the child. Infants with the drug lubricate the skin after each swim and changing the diaper.
For the treatment of pathologies of the cervical mucosa and anal fissure fissures, D-Panthenol is used once or twice a day. The duration of therapy is determined depending on the severity of the pathologies.
The instructions to D-Panthenol indicate that when using the drug according to indications and strictly in accordance with the recommended doses, there are no side effects. However, it is important to consider that in case of hypersensitivity to the components that make up the drug, allergic reactions may occur.
It should be borne in mind that for trophic ulcers and poorly healing skin grafts the use of the drug should be carried out under the supervision of a physician.
Putting ointment or cream D-Panthenol on moist surfaces is unacceptable.
The synonyms of the drug include Moreal-Plus, Dexpanthenol-Hemofarm, Panthenolspray, Bepanten, Panthenol-Teva and Pantoderm.
The analogues of D-Panthenol are Mikoran, Kuriosin and Eberprot-P.
Terms and conditions of storage
In accordance with the instructions, D-Panthenol should be stored in a dark and out of reach of children dry place at room temperature.
The shelf life of the cream, subject to the basic recommendations of the manufacturer, is two years, ointment - one and a half years. You can get the drug in pharmacies without a doctor's prescription.