Akriderm Ghent - is a combined anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory drug for external use.
Release form and composition
Akriderm Ghent produced in the form of white translucent cream or ointment for external use aluminum tubes of 15 g and '30
1 g contains 640 mg of betamethasone dipropionate and 1 mg of gentamicin sulfate.
- Nipazol (Propyl);
- Liquid paraffin (paraffin oil);
- Isopropyl palmitate;
Additional components of the cream:
- Methyl parahydroxybenzoate;
- Propylene glycol;
- Liquid paraffin;
- Macrogol tsetostearat;
- Cetostearyl alcohol;
- Disodium edetate;
- Sodium hydrogen phosphate dodecahydrate;
- Potassium dihydrogen phosphate;
- Purified Water.
Part of the Akriderm Ghent betamethasone dipropionate is a hormonal agent, a glucocorticosteroid, which has anti-allergic, antipruritic and vasoconstrictor properties.
Gentamicin - a broad spectrum antibiotic with a bactericidal action against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus vulgaris, Escherichia coli, Aerobacter aerogenes, Klebsiella pneumoniae and some strains of Gram-positive bacteria.
The ointment and cream is effective in the topical treatment of primary and secondary bacterial infections of skin.
According to the instructions, Akriderm Ghent is used to treat:
- Simple and allergic dermatitis, including secondarily infected;
- Radiation dermatitis;
- Simple chronic zoster;
- Atopic, nummular eczema and childhood;
- Exfoliative dermatitis;
- Atopic dermatitis;
- Diaper rash;
- Solar dermatitis.
According to the instructions, Akriderm Ghent contraindicated to apply at:
- Hypersensitivity to gentamicin, betamethasone or other ingredients;
- Viral infections of the skin;
- Tuberculosis of the skin;
- Perioral dermatitis;
- Cutaneous manifestations of syphilis;
- Cutaneous vaccine reactions.
Application Akriderm Ghent during pregnancy is possible only under strict indications in the shortest time. During the period of lactation and children under 2 years means contraindicated.
Dosage and Administration
Akriderm Ghent is applied to the affected area and the surrounding tissue in a circular motion two times a day.
The hands and feet, as well as on the skin with a thick epidermis drug is recommended to apply more frequently (exact multiplicity of application should check with your doctor).
The course of treatment lasts from 2 to 4 weeks. Longer use Akriderm Ghent can lead to insensitivity microflora and development of symptoms of overdose.
In pediatrics cream or ointment is applied on the strict condition for treatment of children older than 2 years.
Akriderm Ghent rarely causes side effects. Sometimes there are local reactions such as erythema, burning sensation, impaired pigmentation, itching and exudation.
With prolonged use of occlusive dressings drug can cause:
- Dry skin;
- Maceration of the skin;
- Perioral dermatitis;
- Allergic contact dermatitis;
- The development of secondary infection;
- Atrophy of the skin;
In combination with ototoxic or nephrotoxic agents against the backdrop of renal dysfunction likely to damage the auditory nerve, which are accompanied by hearing impairment, tinnitus and vestibular dysfunction.
Akriderm Ghent during long-term treatment on large areas of skin can lead to systemic side effects, including:
- Weight gain;
- Increased blood pressure;
- Exacerbation of latent foci of infection;
- Menstrual irregularities;
- Oppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal;
- Stunting and lagging weight gain;
- Cushing's syndrome;
- Increased intracranial pressure.
Ghent Akriderm not recommended for use on the scalp and face, and it should not be allowed contact with periorbital area, eyes, open wounds and varicose leg sores.
To prevent the development of stretch marks is not recommended to treat the inguinal folds, the anal area and armpits.
Betamethasone and gentamicin contained in the following drugs:
Analogues Akriderm Ghent mechanism of action are:
Terms and conditions of storage
Store at 15-25 ° C. Keep away from children.
Shelf life - 2 years.