Iricar is a homeopathic remedy intended for the treatment of inflammatory dermatological diseases accompanied by itching.
Release form and composition
Iricar is produced in the form of a cream and ointment for external use (50 g each in aluminum tubes).
The active ingredient of the drug is the matrix tincture of Cardiospermum halicacabum. In 10 grams of cream / ointment, its concentration is 1 g.
- Crema - liquid paraffin, isopropyl myristate, glycerol 85%, cetyl alcohol, stearyl heptanoate (PLC-solid), potassium hydroxide, ethylene glycol mono- and distearate self-emulsifying (dragil), benzyl alcohol, purified water;
- Ointment - lanolin, thick paraffin, alcoholic ointment based on lanolin (from alcohols based on lanolin, cetyl stearin alcohol and white petrolatum), purified water.
Indications for use
Iricar is used in the complex treatment of skin diseases that are accompanied by itching. In particular, indications for its use are:
- Dermatitis, including atopic;
- Insect bites.
Iricar is contraindicated in cases of known hypersensitivity to the components of the drug, including benzyl alcohol (when choosing a cream) or to an alcohol based on lanolin (when choosing an ointment).
In pediatrics, the tool does not apply to the treatment of children under the age of 1 year.
The drug can be prescribed during pregnancy and lactation after careful assessment of the expected benefits and possible risks.
Dosing and Administration
Cream and ointment intended for external use. A means of a thin layer applied to the affected skin and lightly rubbed. The multiplicity of applications - 3 times a day.
Given the good tolerability of the drug, you can use Iricar for a long time.
In general, the drug is well tolerated, in rare individual cases allergic skin reactions are noted.
In the event of a temporary primary deterioration, as well as in the absence of a therapeutic effect within 2 weeks of using Irikar, discontinue treatment and consult a doctor.
Pharmacologically significant drug interaction of Irikar with other drugs was not detected.
Terms and conditions of storage
Keep out of reach of children at a temperature not lower than 0 ºС and not higher than 25 ºС.
Shelf life ointment - 5 years, cream - 3 years, after opening the tube - 6 months.