Ichthyol ointment is an external preparation with keratoplastic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and local anesthetic effect.
Release form and composition
The drug is produced in the form of 10% or 20% ointment for external use, 25 g in banks, tubes or bottles.
The composition of 100 g of the medicinal product includes (10% or 20% ointment):
- Active ingredient: Ichthyol - 10 g or 20 g;
- Auxiliary component: medical petrolatum - 90 g or 80 g
Indications for use
Ichthyol ointment is prescribed for the treatment of eczema, burn ulcers, neuralgia, arthritis.
The use of the drug is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to its components.
Dosing and Administration
Ichthyol ointment is applied externally to the affected skin 1-2 times a day. If necessary, you can use a bandage.
When using Ichthyol ointment, it is possible to develop hypersensitivity reactions to Ichthammol (Ichthyol).
With the development of uncharacteristic symptoms should consult a doctor.
Information about the interaction with other drugs is missing.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store in a dark, cool place.
Shelf life - 3 years.