Tsiteal - antiseptic foaming agent. The composition of this product is comprised of three operating components: chlorhexidine (antiseptic cationic biguanide class), chlorocresol (antiseptic class of halogenated phenols), hexamidine (cationic antiseptic diamidino class).
The drug has a pronounced Tsiteal bacteriostatic, fungicidal, protivotrihomonadnyh action. Also, a characteristic Tsitealu antipruritic effect.
Tsiteal has activity against a number of Gram-positive (Staphylococcus spp., And Streptococcus spp.) And gram (Proteus, E.Coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Gardnerella vaginalis) bacteria, moreover - Candida albigans, Trichomonas vaginalis, Microsorum canis, Trichophyton rubrum . In vitro noted Tsiteala virostatic action against herpes simplex virus of both types. Drug activity is maintained in the presence of biological substances: blood, pus, serous fluid.
Antiseptic Tsiteala continued for 18 hours after a single use. When applying Tsiteala not marked irritation or staining of the skin and mucous membranes, and changing the pH of the vagina and skin.
According to the instructions Tsiteal used for infectious lesions of the skin and mucous membranes, which are caused by susceptible microorganisms to this agent, in particular:
- vulvitis, cervicitis, vaginitis, for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections;
- athlete's foot, eczema, acne, diaper rash, bacterial dermatitis, ulcers;
- possible to use Tsiteala as a preventive measure at an elevated risk of superinfection.
Tsiteal is also used for the treatment of the hands of medical personnel.
According to the instructions Tsiteal contraindicated if you are hypersensitive members of the drug substance.
Tsiteala contraindicated topical application in ophthalmology, and also for the treatment of the external auditory canal in the case of perforation of the eardrum. Invalid contact of the drug with meninges.
Tsiteal not intended for use as an agent for treating the skin prior to invasive procedures, including spinal tap injection and is not used to disinfect medical instruments.
Caution should be used when Tsiteal damaged skin, as well as the need to process a large enough surface of the skin or the subsequent imposition of occlusive dressings, as in these situations is greatly increased systemic absorption of the drug.
Reviews Tsiteale from patients suggest a pretty good tolerance of the drug, in rare cases, noted the appearance of local reactions: skin dryness, itching, burning, redness. The likelihood of such effects increases with repeated use of the drug.
It was also noted the development of allergic reactions in the form of contact dermatitis. In the case of Tsiteala by breakage of the skin there is a risk of systemic allergic reactions to the drug included in the chlorhexidine - namely anaphylactic shock.
mode of application
The instructions to Tsitealu indicated that the product is intended only for local external use. Other methods of its use (oral, parenteral) unacceptable.
Tsiteal may be used in whole or diluted (typically 1:10) form. After using this drug treated skin area should be rinsed with plenty of running water. Drug after dilution should not be stored, since there is a danger of bacterial contamination of the drug. The duration of treatment, the frequency of application and concentration Tsiteala in each situation determines the physician.
Application Tsiteala during pregnancy
The drug Tsiteal can be used during pregnancy and lactation, but only on prescription.
Use of the drug in children Tsiteal
Tsiteal used as an antiseptic for skin treatment in children. It should be remembered on the prevention of systemic absorption of funds.
Interaction with other drugs Tsiteala
Contraindicated Tsiteala combine the use of other means for treatment of the skin and mucous membranes, even with soap. The interaction of the drug with anionic antiseptic is its inactivation.
When used according to instructions Tsiteala (externally) can not be overdosed. If swallowed, the drug should immediately call an ambulance. Gastric lavage in this situation is not carried out, as the drug forms a foam.
The drug has a pronounced antifungal, antiprotozoal, antibacterial effect, so reviews of Tsiteale by doctors are very positive. Reviews Tsiteale from patients as well, because the drug is highly effective, and when used correctly is quite well tolerated.
Storage conditions of the drug Tsiteal
The drug should be stored at room temperature out of reach of children in a place protected from direct sunlight.