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Ichthammol Ointment


Ichthammol Ointment is an external anti-inflammatory and antiseptic agent used to treat various infectious and inflammatory diseases of the skin, mucous membranes and pelvic organs. Ointment is used very widely, not only to treat skin inflammation, but also in gynecological, urological and proctologic practices, because it is absorbed into the local bloodstream through the mucous membrane of the colon and vagina, and has an anti-inflammatory and disinfecting effect on the pelvic organs.

Ichthammol Ointment as an active ingredient contains ihtamol, which is a sulfur-containing compound. It is the sulfur content and ihtamol that has the following therapeutic effects:
Anesthetic action;
Anti-inflammatory effect;
Antiseptic action;
Keratoplastic action
(softens and removes infiltrates, drains tissues, prevents the process of decay, which accelerates the healing of wounds);
Improves microcirculation in the skin in the application area.
Ointment accelerates the regeneration of tissues, contributing to the maximum rapid recovery of their normal structure and functions. Combination of antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic action Ichthyol ointment is suitable for external treatment of any infectious and inflammatory skin diseases. Ichthammol Ointment simultaneously and reduces the severity of the inflammatory reaction, relieves pain, and destroys the causative agent of the infectious and inflammatory process, leads to a rapid recovery. When applied to open wounds, the ointment reduces the production of fluid and pus, narrowing the vessels, facilitates rapid cleaning of the wound surface and the beginning of healing. 

Indications for use
Ichthammol Ointment is indicated for use in the treatment of the following infectious-inflammatory diseases of the skin:
Hydradenitis (purulent inflammation of the sweat glands of the armpit);
Pustular skin lesions (pyoderma);
Dermatitis of various origin;
Discoid lupus erythematosus;
Ostiophalliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle);
Wounds, including purulent;
Sycosis (chronic inflammation of the hair follicles, provoked by staphylococcal infection);
Furuncles and carbuncles;
Eczema; Ulcers on the skin.

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