Ichthyol suppositories are an effective disinfectant and an antiseptic that has a specific odor. It is also known about the local anesthetic action that they have.
The instructions for use point to theiruse for burns, eczema, trophic ulcers, erysipelas and other skin diseases. The agent is prescribed for the treatment of arthritis, neuralgia, metritis, prostatitis, parametrite and salpingitis. However, most often used ichthyol suppositories in hemorrhoids, for the treatment of anal fissures, as well as inflammation of the organs in the small pelvis.
Active active ingredient - i thiol - is obtainedat processing of various kinds of peat where the remains of ancient fossil fishes are contained. This drug has been popular for several centuries. The sulfur contained in ichthyol makes preparations based on this substance indispensable for the treatment of various ailments, especially hemorrhoids. This is confirmed by specialists from several countries.
Ichthyol suppositories: application
The drug should be administered afterpurification of the intestine and hygiene procedures. Moistened with a solution of ichthyol in glycerin tampons or ichthyol suppositories recommends the introduction of inflammation of the fallopian tubes, perioctomy space, inflammation of the uterus, prostatitis and hemorrhoids, as well as other pathologies of the pelvis.
Ichthyol candles: instructions. Contraindications, side effects
The main prohibition to use the drugis hypersensitivity to the main active substance and other components of the agent. Contraindications for the use of medicament to children, nursing mothers, pregnant women are absent.
Patients using ichthyol suppositories, the instruction for use warns of the presence of side effects, expressed in various allergic reactions to the action of the drug.
Candles with ichthyol can not be used together with solutions of iodide salts, metal salts (heavy) and alkaloids.
The therapeutic effect of suppositories and ointments is due tothe presence in the preparations of ichthyol, which allows in a short time to remove inflammation, pain (local anesthesia), increases the body's ability to epithelization and restores skin cells. The substance has an antiseptic effect, softens, dissolves and causes the rejection of cornified, hypertrophied cells.
Medicines based on ichthyol,for example ichthyol suppositories, the instruction for their use recommends the use not only for the removal of hemorrhoids. Ointment and ichthyol solution is prescribed for psoriasis, carbunculosis, eczema, trophic ulcers, skin traumas (purulent wounds, frostbite, burns, cracks).
When hemorrhoids ointment three times a day, you need to lubricate the knots and bumps with accurate massage movements. Suppositories are administered up to two times a day after emptying into the rectum.