To date, allergic reactions in children and adults are beginning to acquire what is called the epidemic scale, 100 years ago the population practically did not experience such active reactions of the body to external stimuli.
Dermatitis in both children and adults is a complex of inflammatory skin reactions of various localization, which also arise from the direct effect on the skin of various physical and chemical stimuli.
It also manifests itself due to internal imbalances – with metabolic disorders, hormonal disruptions, with intestinal dysbacteriosis and other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Dermatitis develops as a result of a congenital or acquired propensity of people to allergic manifestations, with increased sensitivity to certain drugs, food products, with frequent infectious diseases.
Adequate, proper treatment depends primarily on the type of dermatitis, the reasons for its occurrence, the patient’s age, and concomitant diseases and should be complex, prescribed by a dermatologist.
In this article we will consider the question – what are dermatitis ointments in the modern pharmaceutical market of Russia.
However, monotherapy of dermatitis with creams, ointments and gels alone can be ineffective, and any treatment should begin with establishing the cause of the development of skin reactions, eliminating irritants and in complex treatment prescribed by a specialist.
Non-hormonal ointment, dermatitis cream
- Eplan – cream that is used for psoriasis, ulcers, cracks, microbial eczema, herpes, acne, boils, burns, to relieve puffiness, itching for various forms of dermatitis, from insect bites, as a prophylactic agent to protect against chemical irritants. The price in pharmacies 140-160 rubles.
- Bepanten, analogs Panthenol, D-Panthenol, Pantoderm – ointments and creams, which are prescribed for the treatment of dry skin with dermatitis of various origins, for preventive care of the face, hands as protection from external irritants, for diaper dermatitis, diaper rash in infants, erythema, cracks, abrasions. Cream and ointment helps to improve the regeneration of skin tissue. Price on average 120-500 rubles.
- Skin Cap – cream, gel, shampoo, aerosol, possessing antifungal, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-proliferative properties. This cream is effective for atopic, seborrheic, diaper dermatitis, used for psoriasis, eczema, neurodermatitis, dry skin, oily and dry seborrhea, approved for use by children from 1 year. Among dermatitis ointments, Skin-Cap is considered the safest and most effective. However, there is information that there is no mention of clobetasol propionate in the instructions for this drug, which is allegedly included in its composition. It is a powerful glucocorticosteroid, and if this information is true, then the cream should be attributed to hormonal means. We do not assert this, we do not refute it, but such information exists and soon it will either be confirmed or not. Price in pharmacies: 15 gr 650 rub., 50 gr 1250 rub.
- Exoderil – it is an antifungal cream, which in some cases can be effective if the etiology of skin inflammation and dermatitis is not clear. Indications for its use: skin candidiasis, pityriasis versicolor, mycoses and inflammatory dermatomycoses. Price on average 350 rubles.
- Radevit – non-hormonal ointment from dermatitis – atopic, allergic, contact (without exacerbation) for eczema, cracks, erosions of the skin, with diffuse neurodermatitis. It has a reparative, anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, softening effect, improves the protective function of the skin and keratinization processes. Price 320 rub.
- Gistan not to be confused with Gistan N, which is a hormonal drug. Gistan is a topical dietary supplement consisting of extracts of medicinal herbs, dimethicone and betulin. It is used for atopic dermatitis, eczema, insect bites, neurodermatitis as an antiallergic and anti-inflammatory agent. Price in pharmacies: 150 rubles.
- Elidel – anti-inflammatory cream for eczema, atopic dermatitis. The main active ingredient of this cream is pimecrolimus. The use of this cream should be treated with caution, since the long-term effects of its use are not fully understood, it is believed that it suppresses the immune system and in rare cases causes lymphomas and skin tumors, the causal link between these adverse effects has not yet been established, therefore its use should be only in cases where other means have no effect. Price in pharmacies: 950 rubles.
- Protopic Ointment – active ingredient tacrolimus, used to treat atopic dermatitis in children, has a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect, without causing skin atrophy. Used for children from 2 years. Price 1500-1600 rub.
- Phenystyle – gel, used as an antipruritic agent, reducing skin allergic reactions. Fenistil has a local anesthetic effect for eczema, dermatitis, insect bites, burns. Price in pharmacies: 250 rubles.
- Losterin – The cream contains D-panthenol, Urea, salicylic acid, Japanese Sophora extract, resinous resin, almond oil. It is used for dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, has a pronounced absorbable, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipruritic action. Price in pharmacies: 320-450 rubles.
- Timogen – The cream is an immunomodulator, relieves itching and relieves redness quickly enough, it is especially effective for atopic dermatitis and chronic eczema. It should be used with caution, especially in children, any immunostimulant should be used only as directed by a physician. Price: in the pharmacy 250-300 rubles.
- Naftaderm – is a preparation of Naftalan oil, has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, analgesic, softening, resorptional effect in atopic dermatitis, eczema, furunculosis, burns, ulcers, arthralgia. Price 400-500 rubles.
- Video – for the treatment of dermatitis, eczema, cheilitis, abrasions and cracks, the active substance retinol palmitate (vitamin A), which has a stimulating effect on skin regeneration, slows down the processes of keratinization. Price 80 rub.
- Solcoseryl or Actovegin – ointment dialysate from the blood of dairy calves, is used for difficult healing wounds, burns, abrasions, dermatitis, activates regenerative and reparative processes. The price is 180-300 rubles.
- Desitin – used for diaper rash, diaper dermatitis, burns, superficial wounds and ulcerative lesions, for all types of dermatitis, for herpes and eczema. Active ingredient Zinc oxide.
- ISIS Cream-gel based on antiseptic stimulator Dorogova ASD, is a complex of inorganic and organic components, has an impact on the immune and metabolic processes, is a strong antiseptic, powerful adaptogen, increasing skin resistance to external factors. Use with caution. It is used to treat chronic dermatitis, eczema, acne, seborrheic and atopic dermatitis. Price 200 rub for cream-gel, balm-360 rub. for 75 ml.
- Zincap – cream, active ingredient zinc pyrithione, it has anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial activity. Used in atopic, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis. The price of about 280 – 330 rubles.
- Cream Dawn or Strength of the forest – it is a cream with floralisin, which includes a complex of natural biologically active substances. It improves biosynthesis, trophism, tissue metabolism, nourishes, moisturizes the skin, reproves tissue regeneration, promotes the rapid healing of cracks and wounds. And although the drug is veterinary, it is used to treat any skin diseases – herpes, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, and even with varicose veins and hemorrhoids. The price is only 60 rubles, sold in veterinary pharmacies (similar to the Strength of the forest for people around 500 rubles).