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Product name: FTOROCORT (FTOROCORT)

Active substance: triamcinolone acetonide

Type: GCS for external use

Manufacturer: GEDEON RICHTER (Hungary)
Composition, form of production and packaging
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Ointment for external use 0.1% white or almost white, homogeneous, practically odorless.
1 g

triamcinolone acetonide 1 mg

Excipients: methylparahydroxybenzoate, stearic acid, polysorbate 60, cetyl alcohol, paraffin liquid, glycerol 85%, purified water.

15 g - aluminum tubes (1) - cardboard packs.

INSTRUCTION FOR THE SPECIALIST.

The product description was approved by the manufacturer for the 2009 print edition.

PHARMACHOLOGIC EFFECT

GCS for topical application.
It inhibits the release of interleukin -1.2, gamma-interferon from lymphocytes and macrophages. It induces the formation of lipocortins, inhibits the release of eosinophils by inflammatory mediators, reduces the amount and stabilizes the membranes of mast cells. Accumulating in the epidermis, reduces itching and exudation. Has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-edematous effect.
PHARMACOKINETICS

Triamcinolone is poorly absorbed when applied externally and does not have a significant systemic effect.
Violation of the integrity of the skin or occlusive dressing can increase the absorption of triamcinolone.
INDICATIONS

- eczema;

- Atopic dermatitis (neurodermatitis);

- psoriasis;

- dermatitis of various etiology (including allergic);

- photodermatosis;

- hypertrophic and keloid scars;

- Red flat lichen;

- discoid lupus erythematosus;

- Insect bites.

DOSING MODE

Outwardly.
Ointment is applied to the affected skin areas with a thin layer 2-3 times / day (no more than 15 g / day).
Ointment can be used for occlusive dressing with lichenificated manifestations (not more than 10 g / day).

The course of treatment is usually 5-10 days, with a persistent course - up to 25 days, it is not recommended to use more than 4 weeks.

SIDE EFFECT

Local reactions: it is possible to develop erythema, hypertrichosis, the development of secondary infectious lesions (attachment of bacterial and fungal infection).With prolonged use or application to large areas of the skin, systemic side effects, characteristic of SCS and atrophic skin changes, are possible.

Allergic reactions are possible .

CONTRAINDICATIONS

- bacterial, viral and fungal skin diseases;

- Tuberculosis of the skin;

- cutaneous manifestations of syphilis;

- perioral dermatitis;

- tumors and precancerous skin diseases;

- Hypersensitivity.

PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

Not recommended for use during pregnancy and lactation.

APPLICATION FOR CHILDREN

It is not recommended to apply on large surfaces, avoid prolonged use in children regardless of age.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

It is not recommended to apply on large surfaces, avoid prolonged use in children regardless of age.

Do not use in ophthalmology, do not apply to the face.

For the prevention of local infectious complications it is possible to use in combination with antimicrobial agents.

DRUG INTERACTION

The effect of oral GCS on the background of topical application of triamcinolone is enhanced.

TERMS OF RELEASE FROM PHARMACY

The drug is released by prescription.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF STORAGE

Store at a temperature of 8-15 ° C, out of the reach of children.
Shelf life - 2 years.
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