Ointments and suppositories "Gepatrombin G": instructions for use
The name "Hepatrombin" is widely heard. However, not everyone knows that there are several drugs with this name, and all of them have different purposes and apply them for different diseases. For example, the ointment "Gepatrombin" is mainly prescribed for thrombosis - especially thrombophlebitis and varicose veins, and the ointment "Gepatrombin G", the instruction to which is attached, is used in proctology. In no case should be applied to the sensitive mucous membrane of the anal zone of normal heparin. Therefore, when buying heparin in pharmacies, you need to carefully check with the exact name of the drug. The international name of this medication is Hepatrombin H.
In this article we will consider the indications touse, dose and contraindications of the drug "Gepatrombin G". The instruction clearly indicates that this medicine is used for external and internal hemorrhoids, thrombophlebitis of the veins of the anus, in case of anus cracks, as well as such unpleasant phenomena as itching in the anal passage, eczema or fistula. The drug is available in the form of ointments or rectal suppositories (suppositories). In both cases, the administration of the drug is similar - proctologic problems. Both heparin sodium, prednisolone acetate and polydocanol (or laumromacrogol 400) act as curing agents, both in ointments and in suppositories. For a better absorption in the composition of the medicine included and auxiliary substances. The ointment contains solid and viscous paraffin, lanolin and silicon dioxide, and in rectal suppositories - Miglyol 812, Novat B, silica and glycerol tristearate.
Now consider the impact of these treatingsubstances on the body. Heparin is an anticoagulant, it has anti-thrombotic, anti-inflammatory and anti-exsudative action, promotes better healing of connective tissues; eliminates stagnation of blood in the hemorrhoid cones. Prednisolone has a similar action with heparin, besides it helps to cope with itching, burning sensation, pain in the anorectal area. Lauromacrogol 400, still known by another name as polidocanol, is an anesthetic of local action, it also helps to eliminate hemorrhoids.
Do I need to take some precautionary measures?before using the drug "Gepatrombin G"? Instruction for use reminds that people suffering from an individual intolerance to at least one of the components should think about the fact that they should refrain from taking this medication. Contraindicated use of this drug and people suffering from tuberculosis, syphilis, a predisposition to bleeding, as well as in the case of bacterial, viral, fungal lesions and skin tumors. Women in the first trimester of pregnancy and mothers who are breastfeeding take the drug "Gepatrombin G", the instruction also does not recommend, as this is fraught with embryos and can be harmful to the child.
Based on different dosage forms - ointment orsuppositories - the way of application and the dose of taking this medication vary among themselves. Concerning the drug "Gepatrombin G" - the ointment, the instruction says that in the case of external hemorrhoids, the remedy is best delicately applied, thinly applied to affected areas of the anal passage several times a day. When the pain caused by hemorrhoids disappears, you need to continue applying the ointment at least once a day somewhere else for 7-8 days. Ointment is available in the form of tubes, which are attached with a thin nozzle-tip. If there was a need to introduce ointment into the rectum area, this tip is placed on the tube and a small amount of ointment is inserted inside by lightly pressing the tube. After consuming the ointment, the nozzle is unscrewed and thoroughly washed. It should be remembered that in applying the ointment it is important not to overdo it: too much of the drug only slows the healing of the affected skin and mucous membranes.
Now let's talk about the use of a dosage formthe drug "Gepatrombin G" candles. The instruction advises to enter candles after the process of defecation. They are applied no more than twice a day by gentle injection into the rectum.