Benzyl benzoate 25% cream 40g
Benzyl benzoate 25% cream 40g
Against scabies mites and other ectoparasites
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active substance: benzyl benzoate;
1 g of cream contains medical benzyl benzoate – 250 mg; auxiliary substances: emulsifier No. 1, propylene glycol, purified water.
Indications for use:
Treatment of scabies, head lice.
Benzyl benzoate is a drug against scabies mites and other ectoparasites.
It has acaricidal action against various types of mites, including scabies mites (Acanis scabiei) and mites of the genus Demodex, exhibits anti-lice activity. Has a toxic effect on all types of lice (death of lice occurs after 2-5 hours, ticks – after 7-32 minutes). Penetrates through the chitinous cover and accumulates in the body of the tick in toxic concentrations. Causes the death of larvae and adults of itch mites; does not work on eggs.
Hypersensitivity to benzyl benzoate or other components of the drug. Skin damage, including pustular skin diseases.
Application during pregnancy or lactation:
Do not use during pregnancy. For the period of treatment, breastfeeding should be discontinued.
Method of administration and dosage:Apply benzyl benzoate 25% topically. Apply 10-15 g of cream at a time.When treating scabies, before using the drug, patients should take a hot shower with soap to remove scales and crusts, wash off the soap thoroughly and dry with a towel. First, apply the cream to the palms, hands, then to all other parts of the body, sequentially from top to bottom (the cream should not be applied to the face and mucous membranes). Lastly, apply the cream to the legs, feet and in the interdigital spaces. In places with delicate skin (groin, genitals, breasts), as well as eczema, dermatitis, you should carefully apply the cream, do not rub. When treating head lice, apply the drug to the hair and scalp, rubbing lightly into the skin; Tie your head with a scarf.
After 30 minutes, rinse the preparation with running water and rinse the hair with a warm 5% vinegar solution. After completing the described procedure, wash your hair with soap or shampoo and comb with a fine comb to remove nits. With pubic lice, rub the cream into the skin of the pubis, abdomen, inguinal folds and inner thighs. The effectiveness of the treatment is determined in a day and, if necessary, repeat the procedure.
After handling, hands should not be washed for 3 hours. In some cases, after the applied cream has dried (usually after 1 hour), it is recommended to apply a second layer of the preparation. After finishing the treatment, patients should wear clean underwear, clothes, and change the bed. After 24–48 hours, patients take a shower and change their linen and bedding again.
Apply the cream to the skin 4 times within 2 weeks at intervals of 3-4 days. The course of treatment consumes an average of 60–90 g of cream.
When treating scabies in children aged 3 to 5 years, Benzyl benzoate cream must be diluted with warm boiled water (30–35 ° C) in a 1: 1 ratio immediately before use and mixed until a homogeneous emulsion is formed. Treatment, as a rule, should be carried out without a preliminary warm bath 2 times with an interval of 12 hours.
When treating Norwegian scabies: before using benzyl benzoate cream, you must first clean the skin from crusts with the help of keratolytic agents. The duration of the course of treatment is determined by the dynamics of cleansing the skin, stopping the inflammatory process, and stopping itching.
When treating head lice: apply the drug to the hair and scalp, rubbing lightly into the skin; Tie your head with a scarf. After 30 minutes, rinse the preparation with running water and rinse your hair with a warm 5% vinegar solution. After completing the described procedure, wash your hair with soap or shampoo and comb with a fine comb to remove nits. With pubic lice, rub the cream into the skin of the pubis, abdomen, inguinal folds and inner thighs. Determine the effectiveness of the treatment in a day and, if necessary, repeat the procedure.
Do not use the drug for children under 3 years of age.
When applying the drug, a tingling sensation, burning sensation may occur, which disappears with further application of the cream. Individuals with sensitive skin may experience local skin reactions, including a burning sensation or itching, redness or dryness of the area of the skin that is being treated with the drug, as well as allergic reactions, including skin rashes, edema. If the above side effects do not disappear on their own in the future, the use of the drug should be discontinued. The sensitivity of the skin was especially increased in the damaged areas and genitals. Contact dermatitis can sometimes occur. This product contains propylene glycol, which may irritate the skin.
3 years.Do not use the drug after the expiration date printed on the package.
Keep out of the reach of children at a temperature not exceeding 25 ˚С.