Hellebore water - a drug for the treatment of head lice.
Structure and Composition
The drug is produced in the form of a turbid, brownish-yellow solution for outdoor use. In 100 ml of solution contains 50 ml of tincture of hellebore.
Supporting components: purified water.
During dark glass bottles at 40 or 100 ml.
Pharmacological action hellebore water
The drug is an antiparasitic drug. It produces neurotoxic effects on mature specimens of lice. Has expressed disinfecting and anti-parasitic effect, it destroys not only the parasites in the affected areas of the body, but also on clothing.
Tincture hellebore good as a preventive measure for the disinfection of clothing that is justified in dealing with body lice.
In addition to the destruction of the parasites, the use of hellebore water has a beneficial effect on the hair, making them pleasant to the touch and more powerful.
Numerous positive comments about hellebore water show that it is, in addition to disinfection, eases joint pain. Therefore, drug commonly used to treat arthritis and neuralgia.
Indications hellebore water
According to the instructions hellebore water is indicated for pediculosis capitis.
Dosing hellebore water and dosing regimen
According to the instructions hellebore water intended exclusively for external use. Before use, the vial should be shaken. The procedure is carried out vermin destruction in rubber gloves.
The drug is abundantly applied to wet hair and scalp, paying special attention to the site behind the ears and back of the head. The drug is left on the hair for approximately half an hour, then thoroughly washed with warm water and soap or shampoo.
After washing the hair should be combed with a toothed comb for removal of dead insects.
A week later, the procedure must be repeated again.
Hellebore is contraindicated in the following cases:
- during pregnancy and breastfeeding;
- infectious skin disease;
- Children up to age 2, 5 years.
It is strictly forbidden to take the drug inside. Ingestion of 100 ml of the product may cause serious poisoning hellebore water until death. Ingestion detrimental effect on drug metabolism in the body, particularly affected the gastrointestinal tract.
In the case of poisoning hellebore water is urgently needed gastric lavage, and undergo a medical examination.
Avoid contact with the drug on the mucous membranes of the nose, mouth and eyes. In case of contact wash thoroughly with running water.
Side effects hellebore water
The drug is a potent drug, so it must be used carefully and in compliance with the dosage. In the opinion of hellebore water for prolonged use can cause the following undesirable side effects:
- depression of cardiac activity;
- erythema, pruritus;
- tingling, tingling and burning sensation at the site of application.
The preparation is stored in a dark cool place at a temperature of not more than 24 months.