Bepanthen cream and ointment are composed of one active, basestr of 50 mg dexpanthenol (provitamin B5). When applied to the skin it is converted into Pantothenic acid, accelerates regeneration (recovery) of the skin, promotes healing of small cracks and damage. Dexpanthenol is well tolerated, does not cause adverse reactions.
Bepanthen ointment contains 50 mg of almond oil, which is a unique moisturizer. It prevents dryness and flaking of the skin, relieves irritation.
Another component of the ointment is 250 mg of lanolin. Lanolin - the natural oil of the highest purification. It forms on the skin a thin film, protecting it from excessive drying and contact with the diaper. Lanolin also prevents the occurrence of cracked nipples during feeding, therefore, used for breast care of nursing mothers.
The next component in the ointment - 40mg white beeswax. It's a grainy substance that worker bees produce. Beeswax has antibacterial properties, also acts as a natural preservative.
Bepanthen ointment has a white color and a slight odor of lanolin. Thanks to its rich composition, it is applied with diaper rash, diaper dermatitis, for the treatment and skin care nursing mothers. Apply at every diaper change. In the care of the breast is applied after each feeding.
Part bepanten cream consists of 50 mg dexpanthenol and auxiliary components: Vysokochistye alcohol, 13 mg of lanolin. The cream is white in color and has a slight specific odor. Applied for burns (including solar), abrasions, bedsores, nursing care after skin grafting.
The main difference bepanthen ointment and cream: the ointment has a more oily texture, enriched with additional components; the cream has a light texture, suitable for daily care of dry skin in children and adults.
Cream bepanten plus in its composition has in addition to dexpanthenol chlorhexidine. Chlorhexidine - antiseptic, affecting the microorganisms trapped on the skin due to contamination of the wound. Used for cuts, grazes, small wounds, insect bites. Has analgesic, cooling effect, promotes more rapid healing of the skin and prevents the development of infection.