Naftaderm - ointment for topical application on the basis of Naftalan oil.


Pharmacological action

Active ingredient ointment is Naftaderm Naftalan oil or naphthalan. It is the oil of Naftalan city in Azerbaijan, which by its member naphthenic hydrocarbons has special properties that distinguish it from conventional oil. For example, naphthalene is not flammable, but instead used as a source of energy, as the other varieties, it is used since ancient times as an effective drug for the treatment of skin diseases and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

Naftaderm has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and analgesic effect. When applied to the affected skin contributes to its regeneration. It improves the metabolism in tissues, improves the rheological properties of blood, slowing blood clots. Enhances superficial blood vessels, increase blood levels of red blood cells and hemoglobin, thereby providing resolving action.

It stimulates the adrenal cortex hormones (corticosteroids), which, in turn, have anti-inflammatory activity.

Numerous positive comments about Naftaderme confirm its antipruritic effect that contributes to a significant reduction in discomfort in numerous skin diseases.

Structure and Composition

The ointment Naftaderm includes the following materials:

  • Refined Naftalan oil is 10%;
  • Excipients: emulsifying wax, purified water, 95% ethyl alcohol.

The drug is an ointment brown with a rather pronounced characteristic smell of oil. Available in tubes of 35g, 25g in banks or 50g.

Indications Naftaderma

Reviews Naftaderme from experts noted its high efficiency under the following skin diseases:

  • Psoriasis;
  • Eczema of different origins;
  • atopic dermatitis;
  • Pyoderma;
  • Seborrhea;
  • Sycosis;
  • Boils and carbuncles;
  • Pink zoster;
  • erysipelas;
  • All types of burns (thermal, chemical, radiation);
  • Ulceration of the skin.

According to the instructions Naftaderm also recommended for skin diseases, burdened violation of trophic tissue:

  • Frostbite;
  • Trophic ulcers;
  • Bedsores.

Naftaderm effective in the following diseases of the peripheral nervous system:

  • Neuritis;
  • Neurology;
  • Radiculitis;
  • Plexitis;
  • Neurodermatitis.

There are positive reviews of Naftaderme, as an effective means of treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, accompanied by pain, namely:

  • Arthritis;
  • Arthritis of any origin;
  • Myositis;
  • Traumatic musculo-ligaments, bones and joints.

Instructions for use Naftaderma

According to the instructions Naftaderm applied to the pre-cleaned and dried (if possible) a thin layer of the skin area, careful and gentle massage twice a day. Rub the ointment is not necessary.

The duration of application of the drug determines the physician. The average treatment lasts 3-4 weeks, but this period may be subject to significant fluctuations depending on the disease and the individual response to therapy Naftadermom.

Naftaderm allows you to use with other drugs, as any negative effects of the interaction is not seen, so it can be administered as part of combination therapy.  Ointment Naftaderm

side effects

Naftaderm different well tolerated and rarely causes negative effects on the part of the body. Occasionally it may appear dry skin at the site of application. In this case, it is recommended to apply in parallel with Naftadermom soothing and moisturizing agents with a strong dry interrupt treatment according to the means for 1-2 days.

It recorded more rare cases of folliculitis with prolonged use.

It is also known that Naftaderm, especially long-term use increases the sensitivity to external influences and increases its permeability to various substances that must be considered with concomitant administration of other external agents.


According to the instructions Naftaderm contraindicated in the following conditions:

  • Individual intolerance;
  • Renal insufficiency;
  • Liver failure;
  • Diseases of the adrenal gland;
  • Diseases of the blood, accompanied by hemorrhagic syndrome;
  • Malignancies, including skin cancer;
  • Early childhood.

Storage conditions Naftaderma

The drug Naftaderm stored in a cool dry place at 4 to 8 ° C out of direct sunlight for 5 years. It is forbidden to freeze!

In pharmacies dispensed freely.