Elokim - a modern steroid drug last generation.
Asmaneks Tvistheyler, mometasone furoate, Gistan-H, Nasonex, Silkaren, Elokim C Momat, Mon, Avekort, Uniderm - Elokoma structural analogs of the current component.
Structure and Composition of the drug Elokoma
Elokim manufactured as an ointment, lotion and cream.
One gram of cream Elokim (0, 1%) containing 0, 001 g of mometasone furoate - the main active component of the drug. Additional components: propilenglikolstearat, hexylene, phosphoric acid, stearyl alcohol, cetylstearyl ether, octenylsuccinate, tsetereat-20, titanium dioxide, petroleum jelly, beeswax white and purified water.
One gram of ointment Elokim (0, 1%) containing 0, 001 g of mometasone furoate. Auxiliary ingredients: hexylene glycol, phosphoric acid, propilenglikolstearat, white wax, petrolatum, purified water.
1 ml of the lotion Elokim (0, 1%) containing 1 mg of mometasone furoate. Additional components: isopropyl alcohol (40%), sodium phosphate, propylene glycol, hydroxypropyl cellulose, distilled water.
The ointment and cream Elokim available in tubes of 15 g, and lotion - in bottles of 20 ml.
In many reviews to Elokim said that the release of the drug in several dosage forms allows to apply it in various stages of inflammation of the skin in a variety of locales.
Pharmacological action Elokoma
According to the instructions Elokim has anti-inflammatory, vasoconstrictor, antiexudativ, antipruritic action. At the site of application Elokim stimulates the formation of its own proteins inhibitors of phospholipase A
(Lipokortinov), blocking the production of inflammatory mediators - prostaglandins and leukotrienes.
Absorption ointment and cream Elokim negligible. Eight hours after application to intact skin in the circulation is found 0, 7% mometasone when using the drug in the form of ointments and 0, 4% mometasone Elokoma using a cream.
In some reviews to Elokim it said that the drug does not cause folliculitis, skin atrophy, hypertrichosis - side effects of other fluorine-containing agents.
According to the instructions, and the use of analogues Elokoma Elokoma shown in the following skin diseases:
- chronic eczema;
- atopic dermatitis;
- pruritic dermatoses of various origins;
- discoid lupus erythematosus;
- Lichen planus.
Elokim - Instructions for use
Elokim and analogues Elokoma used exclusively externally. The duration of the use of drugs is dependent on the speed of the disappearance of the disease, the individual patient's drug tolerance, as well as the presence and severity of adverse symptoms.
According to the instructions Elokim in the form of a cream or ointment should be applied to damaged areas of the skin once a day.
Elokim lotion should be taken once a day (with discoid lupus erythematosus - two or three times a day). In some reviews to Elokim confirmed that the lotion does not leave traces and operates cooling on damaged skin. According to the instructions you should apply one or two drops of the lotion on the site of inflammation, and then rub massaged into the skin until completely absorbed.
- perioral dermatitis;
- cutaneous manifestations of syphilis and tuberculosis;
- viral skin diseases (herpes infection, chickenpox);
- Children under two years of age;
- post-vaccination reactions.
In pregnancy, lactation is not recommended Elokim in large doses for a long time.
Judging by the reviews to Elokim, in most cases the drug is well tolerated. In some cases, the application of Elokoma may experience the following adverse symptoms:
- atrophy of the skin;
- burning sensation and tingling;
- dryness and irritation of the skin;
- hypopigmentation of the skin;
- allergic reactions;
- the accession of viral, bacterial or fungal infection;
- the formation of striae (stretch marks);
- decrease in skin sensitivity;
- the emergence of elements of prickly heat;
- very rare - occurrence of pustules and vesicles on the skin.
Long-term use may contribute Elokoma adrenal insufficiency or Cushing's syndrome - the general (systemic) adverse symptoms characteristic of all hormones.
Prolonged use Elokoma or analogues in the treatment of Elokoma young children often leads to disruption of their growth and development.
Overdose occurs mostly with the uncontrolled use or when using the drug in doses exceeding recommended.
If overdose occurs Elokomom slow down the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system.
If you have symptoms of overdose should stop using the product. In the case where the duration of therapy exceeds one week, removal should be gradual. The following is a symptomatic treatment (depending on the symptoms overdose).
Prolonged use Elokoma may modify the symptoms of certain skin diseases, which in turn may complicate correct diagnosis. With prolonged use Elokoma significantly slows the healing of any skin lesions of the skin - scratches, wounds and abrasions.
- Elokim in the form of a cream - 2 years;
- Elokim as an ointment - 3 years;
- Elokim a lotion - 3 years.
Store this medication at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.