Gistan is a dietary supplement, the action of which is aimed at eliminating the clinical manifestations of allergy.
Release form and composition
Let out Gistan in the form of capsules of pink color, on 36 pieces. in blisters. One capsule contains 40 mg of the following plant components:
- Licorice root;
- Herb centaury small;
- Cowberry leaves;
- Fruits of viburnum red;
- The grass is a series of tripartite.
Gistan is also produced in the form of a white, free from foreign inclusions of the cream, which has a specific odor, in 30 ml in laminated tubes.
The active ingredients of the agent are dimethicone and betulin. Also Gistan cream contains excipients of plant origin - lavender oil, lupine peptide extract, birch buds, dropsy and milkweed extract, tritual sequence, birch buds, calendula flowers, spikelets and tricolor violet.
Indications for use
In accordance with the instructions, Gistan in the form of a cream is prescribed for the prevention of new rashes and relieving itching for neurodermatitis, photodermatosis, urticaria, skin itching, eczema and insect bites. The tool is used to prevent the development of infectious complications arising from the use of corticosteroid ointments, as well as skin manifestations of drug allergies.
Gistan capsules are used to reduce the risk of allergic diseases. Also, the drug is used as a dietary supplement when the patient is susceptible to allergic reactions.
Dietary supplement is not prescribed during pregnancy and during the lactation period. Also, the use of Gistan is contraindicated in cases of hypersensitivity to the components included in its composition.
Dosing and Administration
The cream is applied to the affected skin with a thin layer and rubbed with light massaging movements until completely absorbed. The drug is applied two to four times a day.
Gistan capsules must be taken orally, without chewing on 1 pc. 2 times a day during the meal. The duration of therapy is 28-56 days.
The instructions to Gistan indicated that in rare cases, the agent causes allergic reactions.
Cases of drug overdose have not yet been reported.
It is recommended to consult a doctor (allergist or dermatologist) before applying Gistan.
If during the period of use of the drug there is an increase in the allergic reaction, or their occurrence, the drug should be canceled.
Synonyms of biologically active additives are not released. The analogs of Gistan include Algiklam, Echinacea Plus, Visiomax, Mok Long, Oftalamin, Darsel Beauty Factor, Duovit, Strix Teenager, Normoftal, Tauphon Vita and Mikosan.
Terms and conditions of storage
In accordance with the instructions, Gistan should be stored in a well-ventilated, dry, dark place and out of reach of children, at a temperature varying from 5 to 25 ºС.
In pharmacies dietary supplements can be purchased without a prescription. The shelf life of capsules and cream, subject to the recommendations of the manufacturer, is two years. The tool can not be used after the expiration date.