Pink lichen (pink pityriasis, Zhibera diarrhea) is a common skin disease, with multiple pale pink scaly patches and a maternal plaque characteristic of up to one centimeter in diameter.
The causative agent of the disease is not defined. Presumably it is a herpes virus of type 6 or type 7, an infectious-allergic condition is possible. Pink lichen is seasonal in nature (spring-autumn), often affects people against viral diseases, in which the protective functions of the immune system weaken. Children and adults up to the age of 40 are more likely to develop pink pityriasis. In women, the appearance of pink lichen occurs more often than in men. The duration of the disease is from 1 to 6 months. In order to avoid the involvement of pathogenic flora during the treatment of pink lichen, antibacterial therapy is often used and ointments, creams, emulsions containing a wide range of antibacterial drugs are used.
In all cases, if a suspicion of the occurrence of depriving Zhibera is necessary, consult a dermatologist.
With prolonged and severe course of the disease, patients are prescribed ointment with corticosteroid hormones. To eliminate allergic manifestations in pink pityriasis, it is recommended to prescribe antihistamine medications, which are taken in the form of tableted or dropping forms of release.
Use of the ointments from pink depriving during pregnancy
If the first signs of the disease are detected, the dermatologist must be contacted immediately. The methods, methods and means of therapy are chosen by a specialist depending on the type of flow and degree of neglect of the process. To remove irritation and itching prescribed antihistamines approved during the gestational period. In the absence of a threat to the life and health of the unborn child, it is recommended:
The appointment of vitamins, vitamin complexes and the use of antiflogistic ointments; The best medicine in this case will be walking in the fresh air, a good mood, positive emotions and proper nutrition.
Dosing and administration
The most commonly used drugs during the treatment of pink pityriasis are:
Oletetrine ointment. The drug is used in the treatment of dermatological infections of various genesis, and is also the main drug in the treatment of Zhibera depriving. Antibacterial preparation of a wide spectrum of action oletetrin (oleandomycin + tetracycline) has a positive effect in eliminating and preventing the addition of additional bacterial flora to the peeling spots.
In the process of use, as a side effect, hives are possible. The main contraindications to the use of oletetrine ointment are: the gestation period and the age of children under 8 years. The cycle of therapy lasts no more than 14 days.
Acyclovir. An antiviral agent. It is applied externally. In pharmacies, it is sold without a prescription. Used in the therapy of most infectious dermatological pathologies presumably viral etiology.
Contraindication is increased sensitivity to the active ingredients of the drug. Acyclovir should be treated with affected skin areas 5 times a day. The cycle of therapy lasts from 7 to 14 days.
Hydrocortisone ointment. The active ingredient is glucocorticoid hormones. Has anti-edematous and anti-exsudative properties. Reduces inflammation, itching. On the area affected by pink deprive is applied twice a day. Duration of treatment should not exceed 14 days.
Sinalar. Ointment has anti-phlogistic, antiexudative and anti-allergic properties. It is necessary to apply on the affected areas of the Zhibera skin area 2 or 3 times a day. The timing of therapy is determined by the doctor depending on the severity of the disease.
Prednisolone ointment. The main active ingredient are glucocorticosteroid hormones. It has antiflogistic and wound healing properties. The preparation is treated with spots of pink pitiriasis twice or thrice a day. The cycle of therapy is no more than 14 days.
Ointment Lorinden A. Synergetic preparation. It contains glucocorticosteroids and phenolic acid. It has anti-phlogistic, anti-edematous, anti-allergic effects. Loriden A significantly reduces the manifestations of erythroderma. In the initial stage of treatment on the affected area of the skin, the ointment is applied twice or thrice a day. With a decrease in the size and number of plaques, the frequency of treatment is reduced to one two times a day. The maximum duration of therapy is 14 days.
Ointment Flucinar. The main active ingredient is glucocorticoid hormones. Eliminates the manifestations of erythroderma on the surface of skin covered with lichen plaques. Ointment has anti-phlogistic and antipruritic effects. Apply to pink affected areas of the skin twice a day for no more than 14 days.
Pasta Lassara. The active ingredients are phenolic acid and zinc. Combined antiseptic. The ointment has an antibacterial, antiflogistic and drying effect. Discolour plaques of pink depriving, from which the color of the skin becomes more even. Apply the drug once or twice a day. Pasta Lassara can be combined with hormone therapy.
Tsindol. It is a suspension (bollet) of which the active substance is zinc, which has a bactericidal property and drying effect. Cindol has anti-phlogistic, anti-allergic and antibacterial effects. The suspension is applied to lichen plaques 2-3 times a day.
Rhodoxol ointment. Combined drug with anti-phlogistic and antibacterial properties. The ointment is applied to the affected areas of the skin, from 1 to 3 times a day. The duration of treatment is from 7 to 21 days.
Refers to dermatoprotective agents. Zinc ointment has softening and protective effects, anti-phlogistic, anti-exudative and drying effects.
The active substance is zinc oxide; auxiliary substance - soft white paraffin or petroleum jelly.
10% zinc ointment is produced in cans and tubes.
Fermacodynamics. The presence of zinc oxide determines the protective and drying properties of the drug. Synergism of the active ingredient and vaseline component creates a physical barrier that forms protective insulation on the skin, reducing the effect of irritant agents and preventing new rashes in the affected area.
Indications for use are the following dermatological diseases: pink lichen, eczema, pyoderma, dermatitis, intertrigo, pressure sores, sweating.
Unguentum Zinci is used exclusively externally. Apply a thin layer, twice or thrice a day on clean skin. Depending on the dynamics of therapy and the nature of the course of the disease, the duration of the treatment cycle with zinc ointment is determined by the physician individually.
The drug is well tolerated. Overdose in case of excessive use is not detected. The side effect that occurs with prolonged use is irritation of the upper layer of the epidermis. When hypersensitivity to the drug Unguentum Zinci, allergic manifestations in the form of itching, burning, redness, rashes in the application area of the ointment. All adverse effects of the drug disappeared after discontinuation of use. Avoid contact with ointment in the eyes. It is forbidden to apply the drug to open infected wound surfaces.
Zinc ointment is contraindicated in acute exudative lesions of various layers of the epidermis, as well as with increased sensitivity of the patient's body to the ingredients of the drug.
Interaction with other drugs and alcohol has not been studied. There is no evidence of the influence of Unguentum Zinci on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characteristics of other drugs and constituents of medications.
Storage conditions - in a place protected from direct sunlight at an air temperature not exceeding 15 ° C. Keep out of the reach of children.
Interaction with other drugs - not identified.
Shelf life is 70 months. It is not recommended to apply zinc ointment after the expiration date. The date of manufacture and the end of storage are indicated on the packaging.
Eliminates foci of inflammation and has an antiexudative effect. Pharmacopoeial ointment can be safely used in children younger than two months, as well as in women during pregnancy or during lactation, that is, in such groups of patients who are contraindicated with potent drugs.
A distinctive feature of "Sulfur Ointment" is that its use does not cause dry skin. This happens very rarely. Unguentum sulfuratum is almost completely safe.
The main side effects can manifest as allergic manifestations - rash and itching in the field of application. Contraindication to the use of the drug is increased sensitivity to its ingredients.
Sulfur ointment is allowed for the treatment of pink lichen in women during gestation. Use of the drug is allowed after the appointment of a doctor. The use of the ointment also has a negative side: the preparation has a specific odor that can stain the bed and underwear. During therapy it is better to use second-hand clothes and old bedding.
Method of use. Treat the affected area, excluding the scalp, with a 2 to 3-fold periodicity, until the lichen plaques disappear completely.
Pharmacokinetics. Once on the skin, the ingredients of the sulfuric ointment come into contact with substances of organic origin, forming a variety of sulphides that have antimicrobial and antiphlogistic actions. Due to sulfides, which have a wound-healing effect, regeneration and restoration of integrity of damaged skin areas are stimulated.
Ointment is produced in dark glass banks of 25 g or in tubes of 40 grams, with a percentage content of active substance - 10% and 33.3%.
It is stored as standard - out of the reach of children, dark and cool (15 о С), in the original packaging. Do not expose to freezing.
Shelf life - 24 months. It is not recommended to use at the end of the expiration date. The date of production and the end date of use are marked on the original packaging.
Ointment from pink depriving children
For the treatment of pink pityriasis in children, ointments with glucocorticoids are often used: fluorocort, flucinar, hyoxisone. Before, to apply various medications, consultation of a pediatrician or a children's dermatologist is necessary. The doctor will be able to assess the severity of the course of the disease and prescribe adequate therapy. With an uncomplicated course of pink lichen, you may not need specific treatment. For the prevention of the disease, it is necessary to constantly strengthen the immunity of the child and observe the rules of personal hygiene. It will be useful for hardening, physical exercises, walking outdoors. Full, correct and timely nutrition is needed.
Effective ointment from pink lichen
With pink lichen, you can use quite a lot of ointment forms of drugs distributed in pharmacy chains. Effective are medicines that have properties that block the release of histamine. After all, with Zhibera's deprivation, it is histamine that causes itching.
During the treatment of this disease, suspensions, ointments, gels, creams whose active ingredient are corticosteroid hormones (hydrocortisone and prednisolone) are used.
With neglected forms of pink lichen, antibacterial agents are used to prevent the attachment of a bacterial infection.
In addition, in the therapy of pink pityriasis, intake is prescribed inside antihistamines:
In addition, dermatologists recommend immunostimulants and vitamin complexes to patients, which allow the body to fight infections more effectively.
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Portnov Alexey Alexandrovich
Education: Kiev National Medical University. A.A. Bogomolets, Specialty - "General Medicine"
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