Problems with the dermis are now troubling many people. Those who have problems with the dermis have tried many drugs that they were prescribed in clinics.beauty salons. Some of them had a strong effect, while others - more poorly cope with lesions of the dermis. One of the most effective drugs is Avecourt.
Description of the drug
"Avekort" refers to the glucocorticosteroids, which experts appoint for topical use. The drug is used to eliminate inflammation, itching of the dermis, which are provoked by dermatoses.
The medication is released in the form of an ointment, which is intended for external use. Ointment is available in different volumes:
- 15 g;
- 30 g.
Also, the preparation is released in the form of a nasal spray.
The active substance is mometasone.
The cost of the drug is different in different pharmacies. The price of the medicine is also calculated taking into account the form of release, the amount of medicine, the pharmacy rating. The price varies from 196 rubles to 227 rubles.
Pharmacological action of
Avecourt is used for topical application. This medication is prescribed to achieve anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory effect. It is able to inhibit inflammatory mediators.
The drug helps increase the production of lipocortin, which is considered an inhibitor of phospholipase A2.Due to this there is a decrease in the formation of arachidonic acid.
The active substance prevents the accumulation of neutrophils. At the same time, inflammatory exudates decrease, cytokines are produced, the process of infiltration, granulation decreases, migration of macrophages is inhibited.
The elimination of inflammation occurs due to a decrease in the formation of the chemotaxis substance. There is a slowdown in the development of an "immediate" allergic reaction. If the appliqués with medication are performed daily( with allergic dermatitis in children from 2 years old), a significant therapeutic effect can be noticed after 3 weeks.
Ointment is usually prescribed in the therapy of dermatoses:
- atopic dermatitis;
- seborrheic dermatitis;
- , unspecified dermatitis.
Instruction for use
Medication is prescribed for external use. Ointment is used for applications, applying to the dermis( as directed by a specialist). The course of treatment is usually 7 to 28 days. The duration of the course is influenced by many factors:
- patient tolerability;
- the effectiveness of therapy;
- manifestation of side effects( degree of their severity);
- type of disease.
The drug is applied a thin layer on the dermis region, which is affected by dermatitis. The procedure is carried out once a day.
Apply a thin layer of ointment. One treatment is performed per day. The course of treatment takes 7 - 28 days. If signs of an allergic reaction are found, use of the drug is stopped.
In pregnancy and lactation
There is no exact data on the safety of use of the medication during the period of bearing the baby, while breastfeeding. To prevent the negative effect of the drug on the fetus, experts recommend avoiding long-term use of the drug, its use in large doses.
The medication has quite a lot of contraindications. Accordingly, it should be used very carefully. Among the contraindications we will specify:
- is a viral, bacterial, fungal infection of the dermis;
- syphilis, tuberculosis;
- pink acne;
- hypersensitivity to the components of the drug;
- children( up to 2 years);
- lactation period;
- post-vaccination reactions.
Side effects of
This medication has many side effects. They consist in the appearance of:
- burning sensation;
- maceration of the dermis;
- of allergic contact dermatitis;
- atrophy of the dermis;
- of perioral dermatitis;
- secondary infections of the dermis.
Most often, the above side effects occur after the application of occlusive dressings.
Systemic action is also manifested, especially with the use of occlusive dressings, the use of glucocorticosteroid for a long time, for the treatment of large areas of the affected dermis. Adrenal insufficiency, the Itenko-Cushing syndrome, may appear.
An overdose of medication can trigger the development of a patient's oppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system. In this case, symptomatic therapy is performed. If necessary, the specialist will perform correction of the electrolyte imbalance, cancel the drug prescribed by him.
- You must be very careful when handling the dermis of the face, intertriginoznoy zone. Also with care you need to apply occlusive dressings.
- If the medication does not have any effect after 2 weeks of therapy, the diagnosis should be clarified by the specialist.
- If the drug is applied to extensive areas of the dermis, and also to use it for a long time, the systemic effect of GCS may develop. Therefore, it is necessary to monitor the functioning of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system.
- In the area of application, irritation may occur due to the action of propylene glycol. When there is a local reaction, doctors advise stop using the cream.
Interaction with other medications
No interaction with other medicines has been described by specialists.
The preparation has many positive reviews among adult patients. They are satisfied with the ease of use, the effect, the moderate cost.
Many parents do not want to use this drug in their child's therapy. Its use can disrupt growth, development of children.
There are many analogues for the drug. We will point out the most popular:
Regarding the selection of an analogue, consult a dermatologist.