Lokoid - a synthetic glucocorticoid drugs for external use, widely used for the treatment of psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema.
Lokoid instructions for anti-inflammatory, decongestant and antipruritic effect for skin diseases that are sensitive to local glucocorticosteroid therapy.
Lokoid produced in the form:
- Translucent white fat 0, 1% Lokoid ointment for external use. 1 g of ointment contains 1 mg of hydrocortisone 17-butyrate, on the basis of vaseline. The aluminum tubes of 30 g;
- White uniform 0, 1% cream Lokoid for outdoor use. 1 g of cream contains 1 mg of hydrocortisone 17- butyrate. Excipients - liquid paraffin and white soft, benzyl alcohol, cetostearyl alcohol, Propyl, cetomacrogol, sodium citrate anhydrous, anhydrous citric acid and purified water. The aluminum tubes of 30 g;
- 0, 1% emulsion for external application. 1 g of an emulsion containing 1 mg of hydrocortisone 17- butyrate. Excipients - liquid paraffin and white soft, benzyl alcohol, cetostearyl alcohol, Propyl, cetomacrogol, sodium citrate anhydrous, anhydrous citric acid and purified water. The polyethylene bottles with a dropper of 30 g
Lokoid of instructions used in:
- Dermatitis, including contact, atopic and seborrheic.
According to the instructions Lokoid contraindicated to apply at:
- Fungal infections of the skin;
- Tubercular and syphilitic skin lesions;
- Neoplastic changes of the skin, including benign and malignant tumors;
- Violation of the integrity of the skin;
- Parasitic infections of the skin;
- Bacterial infections of the skin;
- Acne, rosacea, perioral dermatitis;
- Viral infections of the skin, such as chicken pox, herpes simplex, herpes zoster;
- Hypersensitivity to Lokoid.
When pregnancy Lokoid can be used only on strict doctor in small areas of the skin due to the fact that the drug crosses the placental barrier.
During the period of breast-feeding should be careful, because there is no reliable data on the allocation of Lokoid breast milk.
Instructions for use Lokoid
Lokoid used topically for chronic and subacute processes. The ointment or cream Lokoid applied up to three times a day, massaging the affected areas. In the event of improved use of the drug can be reduced to a few times a week.
Weekly dose of cream or ointment Lokoid not exceed '60
In case of overdose when using Lokoid of reviews may increase side effects. Use of the drug should be discontinued if symptoms of Cushing.
Ointment Lokoid Review often causes skin irritation, Cushing's syndrome, the deposition of fat in the subcutaneous tissue of the neck and shoulder girdle, increased blood pressure.
With prolonged use, or when applied to large surfaces can be observed inhibition of the functional activity of the adrenal, delayed wound healing, as well as, in the opinion of the Lokoid - rozatseopodobny dermatitis, depigmentation or hypertrichosis.
Do not apply ointment and cream Lokoid in the periorbital area because of the risk of increasing the intraocular pressure of glaucoma.
Lokoid ointment is not recommended for the treatment of steroidchuvstvitelnyh skin lesions, which are located in the folds, face, genitals, as well as on the skin with copious scalp.
If within two weeks of continuous use Lokoid improvement does not occur, the diagnosis should be clarified.
Lokoid of instructions can be used with children six months of age, with the area of application of the drug should not exceed 20% of the total area of the skin. Also, when assigning children Lokoid treatment should be reduced.
Lokoid data on the interaction with other drugs is not.
The drug is sold without a doctor's prescription.
Shelf life ointment Lokoid - 5 years Lokoid cream - 3 years, emulsions for external use - 2 years.