Vaseline relates to medicaments softening and surface-protective action.

The active ingredient - white soft paraffin.

Pharmacological action

Petrolatum is a purified mixture of solid and soft carbohydrates. Vaseline is obtained from petroleum. The drug has the ability to soften the top layer of the skin, restoring water and fat lubrication, eliminating cracks and peeling of the skin.

Application of Vaseline helps retain moisture in the skin cells. It has no overall effect on the body, it does not penetrate the bloodstream and deep tissues.

Indications for use Vaseline

Vaseline medical use as an emollient for the skin of the hands and face.

Application of Vaseline especially shown after the negative impact of external factors on the skin: sun, wind, frost, temperature changes.

Instructions for use Vaseline and Administration

Vaseline medical use locally. In the affected area of ​​the body is necessary to apply a small amount of preparation and gently rub. Vaseline can be used for medical applications.

After applying the product is necessary to hand hygiene.

Avoid contact with the eyes or Vaseline on the mucous membranes.

Side effects

The drug is well tolerated, in rare cases, may develop an allergic reaction.

Contraindications to the use of Vaseline

Contraindications to the use of medical Vaseline is a hypersensitivity to the active components.

Pregnancy and lactation

Vaseline can be used during pregnancy and lactation.

Interaction with other drugs

Vaseline has no effect on other drugs while taking.

Petrolatum reduces the density of the latex, this factor must be taken into account when using the latex condom as a contraceptive.

Storage conditions

Keep Vaseline must be in a dark place at a temperature between 8 and 15 degrees.

Vaseline boron

 Borated petrolate
 Petrolatum made of conventional boric petrolatum adding 5% boric acid.

The main application of Vaseline boron - with lice.

Apply Vaseline boron on the scalp at a dose of 10 to 25 grams, given the degree of lice, thickness and length of hair. Half an hour later washed with water and detergent, then combed comb.

Apply Vaseline boron is necessary only externally.

Do not use Vaseline boron in inflammation on the scalp. Avoid contact with eyes.

Do not use Vaseline boron during pregnancy, children under one year, as well as kidney function and individual sensitivity to the drug.

Store at temperatures not above 25 degrees.