The therapeutic properties of the drug "Zinc ointment"
The drug "Zinc ointment" is a comprehensive anti-inflammatory agent for topical use in children and adults. "Zinc ointment" is a good antiseptic, it disinfects the skin and removes from it of harmful substances, reduces irritation and inflammation, dries the wounds, reduces the exudation (escape of liquids from the wound or inflamed area of the skin). The drug is able to protect the baby's skin from external factors, has astringent properties.
"Zinc ointment" can also be used in adults with acne, trophic ulcers, worsening of eczema, bedsores, herpes, irritation of the skin.
Due to these properties of "Zinc ointment" apply if your child has a rash, diaper or other kind of child dermatitis, prickly heat and diaper rash. It is used to treat burns, superficial wounds, streptococcal (infectious disease of the skin resulting from exposure to pathogens).
Instruction for use of "Zinc ointment" in children
If there are any problems with baby's skin "Zinc ointment" should be applied to the affected area with a thin layer. The ointment is applied 3-6 times a day. If necessary, it can be used before each diapering a newborn. For the treatment of wounds and burns in children using bandage with ointment. The drug is used for abrasions and cuts, zinc reduces inflammation, disinfects wounds, accelerate their healing. In these cases, the ointment is applied to sores and cuts a regular layer.
"Zinc ointment" is used to cure, but it is not recommended for use longer than one month.
"Zinc ointment" can be used as a preventive measure if a baby's skin is in prolonged contact with urine or under the influence of other negative factors. In this case, you must apply the preparation on the skin. Included in the ointment of zinc oxide approved for use in children younger than six months as a means of protection from the sun. The ointment creates a film that protects against ultraviolet rays and also heals and restores the child's skin sunburns.
"Zinc ointment" should be applied to clean and dry skin. When applying ointment on face you must make sure that the drug did not get into the eyes. If this happens, they need to be washed with plenty of clean water. The only contraindication to the use of "Zinc ointment" - a hypersensitivity to its components (zinc vaseline). Side effects for reviews this medicine does not have, except for possible allergies. "Zinc ointment" can be used in women during pregnancy and lactation.