2010/12/16

Bepanten Plus

Release form, composition and packing Bepanten Plus 

Cream for external use only homogeneous, opaque, white to pale yellow, with a weak specific odor. 1 g dexpanthenol 50 mg chlorhexidine hydrochloride 5 mg. Excipients: D, L-pantolactone, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, lanolin, white soft paraffin, liquid paraffin, polyoxyl 40 stearate, purified water.

Clinico-pharmacological group: drug with antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and improves tissue regeneration effect for outdoor use.

Pharmacological action

Drug with antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and improves tissue regeneration effect for outdoor use.

Chlorhexidine - an antiseptic that is active against bacteria which are normally on the skin or made on the skin as a result of contamination of the wound. Dexpanthenol in skin cells is rapidly converted to pantothenic acid, which plays an important role in the formation and in healing of damaged skin.

The drug reduces pain due to cooling effect. When applied to the wound surface protects against infection, promoting healing. Easily applied and washed off. Cream low-fat and does not stick.

Pharmacokinetics

Data on the pharmacokinetics of the drug plus Bepanten not given.

Statement
minor wounds with the threat of infection (abrasions, scratches, minor cuts and scratches, fractures, minor burns);
infected superficial lesions;
cracked nipples during breastfeeding;
chronic wounds (eg, trophic ulcers of lower leg, pressure sores);
surgical wound.

Dosing regimen

The cream is applied thinly once or several times a day on clean wound surface or on inflamed skin.

Treatment of wounds can be conducted as an open manner and with the use of bandages.

Side effect

Allergic reactions: a possible rash, itching.

Contraindications
processing or treatment of the ear;
in the case of heavy, deep and dirty wounds (such injuries require medical intervention);
hypersensitivity to the drug.

Pregnancy and lactation

The drug can be used during pregnancy and lactation, but should avoid its use on large areas of skin.

Cautions

Avoid getting the cream in the eye. Can not be taken orally. Large area, highly contaminated, and deep wounds, and bite and puncture wounds require medical attention (because of the risk of tetanus).

If the size of the wound for some time remain consistently high or wound does not heal within 10-14 days, it is necessary to consult a doctor.

This is necessary and if the wound is strongly hyperemic, the wound swells and suddenly appear in great pain or injury is accompanied by fever (due to the risk of sepsis).

Overdose

Data on drug overdose Bepanten plus not provided.

Drug Interactions

As a precaution for a possible interaction (antagonism or inactivation) should not be used Bepanten plus simultaneously with other antiseptics.

Conditions and terms of

The drug should be stored in a place inaccessible to children at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C. Shelf life - 3 years.