Medifoks - a means for the destruction of ectoparasites.
Release form and composition
Medifoks discharged as a concentrate emulsion 5% for topical application:
- 2 ml ampoules in a carton with a knife ampulnam;
- bottles of 0, 5 liters or 1;
- dropper-bottle of dark glass by 24 ml in a cardboard box.
Description: clear liquid with no color or a pale yellow color.
100 g of product contains:
- active ingredient - permethrin 5 g;
- Auxiliary components: butyl 0 25 g, 7 medical castor oil, 5 g, 96% ethanol, 87 '25
Medifoks is an antiparasitic agent. It violates the permeability of cationic membranes of nerve cells of insects. Application Medifoksa effective against mature individuals genital and pubic lice, nits and scabies mites.
When applied to the skin practically no toxic effect on humans and warm-blooded animals. On responses at the recommended doses Medifoks lacks local irritant, skin-resorptive and sensitizing effect.
According to the instructions Medifoks prescribed for scabies, pubic lice and lice scalp.
According to the instructions Medifoks contraindicated in the following cases:
- during lactation (in particular in the treatment of scabies);
- hypersensitivity to permethrin, and other synthetic pyrethroids, and chrysanthemum plants which contain pyrethrins;
- in children younger than one year.
Using Medifoksa during pregnancy
In the opinion of Medifoks can be used during pregnancy if the balance of risks to the mother and fetus.
In the opinion of Medifoks can cause local reactions - tingling and burning of the skin, itching, numbness, allergic reactions (swelling, skin rashes).
Dosing and dosing Medifoksa
Medifoks designed for outdoor use.
When scabies Medifoks used according to instructions in bottles of 24 ml or 12 vials of 2 ml. The course of treatment is designed for three days. For treatment is necessary to prepare an aqueous emulsion 0, 4%. For this purpose, a third vial or four ampulki dissolved in 100 ml lukewarm water. The finished emulsion should be thoroughly rubbed into the skin of the trunk, upper and lower extremities once per day (preferably at night). It is forbidden to handle the solution of the skin of the neck, face and head. On the fourth day, after treatment, the patient should take a bath and change bedding and underwear.
In the treatment of head lice and pubic use by instructions in the form of freshly Medifoks 0, 2% aqueous emulsion. This requires a third vial diluted in 200 ml of water. When using ampoules necessary to dissolve the contents of one vial of 50 ml of water. With a large number of insects or long thick hair allowed dilution with 100 ml of water with 4 ml of the preparation. The resulting emulsion is applied to hairy parts of the body or the head, gently rubbing the skin with a cotton swab. 20 minutes after application of the emulsion to be washed off with warm running water and soap or shampoo.
In the case of not receiving Medifoksa instructions (inside) should be gastric lavage and spend symptomatic therapy.
Precautions when taking Medifoksa
Reviews Medifokse suggest that it should not be allowed contact with mucous membranes of the nose, eyes, mouth and external genitalia. If the drug was still on the mucous membranes, it is necessary to conduct washing with running water.
Apply the emulsion in a well-ventilated area. After the procedure, should be thoroughly washed with soap and water.
If itching for longer than one month after using the emulsion should consult your doctor.
Shelf life and storage conditions
The drug should be stored in a dark, cool, away from children for no longer than five years.