Ichthyol ointment

 Ichthyol ointment
 Ichthyol ointment - antiseptic and disinfectant, effectively eliminating the infection from the skin surface. It is used in gynecology, urology and various skin diseases.

Pharmacological action

Ichthyol ointment has a local antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect, has keratostaticheskim and antipruritic effect.

Ichthyol Ointment has bactericidal activity against several species of pathogenic streptococci and staphylococci, and yeast fungi. Gram-negative bacteria are not affected by the drug.

Ichthyol ointment eliminates itching and softens the processes of keratinization of the skin, improves skin elasticity, strengthens the processes of regeneration and metabolism in the skin and removes excessive peeling.

According to reviews, ichthyol ointment exhibits anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect on the deeper layers of the soft tissue within a few hours after application.

Product form

Ichthyol ointment release:

  • 10%, 100 g of ointment contains 10 g and 90 g ihtiola medical vaseline. The dark glass jars of 25 g;
  • 20%, 100 g of ointment contains 20 g and 80 g ihtiola medical vaseline. The dark glass jars of 800 g and 1800

Indications ichthyol ointment

According to the instructions, ichthyol ointment is used for:

  • Burns, eczema and erysipelas;
  • Infiltrative-suppurative form microsporia and trihofitii;
  • Streptoderma;
  • Hidradenitis;
  • Arthritis and neuralgia of traumatic and inflammatory;
  • Solar eczema and light smallpox, discoid lupus erythematosus, rosacea;
  • Boils;
  • Ostiofollikulit;
  • Prostate;
  • Sycosis.

Ichthyol ointment is indicated for the treatment of gynecological inflammatory diseases - meters, oophoritis, Options, salpingitis and other diseases of the pelvic organs.


According to the instructions, ichthyol ointment is not recommended if you are hypersensitive or allergic to Ichthyol.

Instructions for use ichthyol ointment

 Ointment ihtiolovaya
 Ihtiolovaya ointment employed in pure form or in the form of a lotion 10% glycerol, which are mixed to obtain an equal volume of glycerol and 20% ichthyol ointment until smooth.

According to the instructions, ichthyol ointment spread evenly over the skin surface at sites of inflammation and rubbing until until the sensation of heat.

Eczema, burns, arthritis, erysipelas and neuralgia location of the lesion after application of the ointment are covered with gauze and fixed plaster or bandage. Dressings should be changed daily.

Displacement applied ointment for the treatment depends on the size of the lesion. Typically, 2-4 g of ointment ihtiolovaya enough for application to the sacrum area, or knee.

Ichthyol ointment is indicated for stafilodermiyah and streptococcal. It is used in the form of applications of 10% glycerin lotion, hiding place of drawing parchment paper under the bandage. Change the bandage every few times a day.

Ichthyol ointment is indicated for gynecological diseases. Apply in the form of tampons soaked in 10% glycerol solution, several times a day into the rectum after setting enema or spontaneous bowel cleansing.

Ichthyol ointment for boils and hydradenitis used undiluted as "ichthyol cakes." To this end, about 2 g of ointment should be applied to the boil and hide with a cotton swab. The impregnated tampon need ihtiola firmly fixed on the surface of the skin patch. Usually, improvement occurs in the first days. Tampons with ointment changed every 8-10 hours.

On the face ichthyol ointment for boils is better to use diluted glycerin to prevent accidental contact with the mucous membranes and eyes.

Side effects

In the opinion of ichthyol ointment virtually no side effects occur rarely allergic skin reactions.

According to the instructions, ichthyol ointment during pregnancy and lactation use of prescribed by the doctor.

In the opinion of the ointment ichthyol well tolerated in children, but it is not recommended for children under 6 years.

Ichthyol ointment is used only externally. Do not apply it to open wounds and mucous membranes of the mouth and eyes.

Storage conditions

Ichthyol ointment without prescription. Shelf life - 3 years.