Medicinal Products

APHILAN DEHUMBER 05%

Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Dermatology
Active ingredients: Hydrocortisone
laboratory: Pierre Fabre Medicament

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15 g tube
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Indication

This medicine is indicated in adults and children over 6 years of age in case of:
- bites of nettles,
- insect bites, - localized sunburn.

Dosage APHILAN DEHYDAYS 05% cream 15 g tube

This medicine is indicated in adults and children over 6 years of age in case of:
- bites of nettles,
- insect bites, - localized sunburn.

Against indications

- Hypersensitivity to one of the constituents of the cream.
- Ulcerated skin lesions, wounds.
- Acne.
- Rosacea.
- Bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic skin infections.
- Do not use an occlusive dressing.
- Do not apply to breasts during breastfeeding because of the risk of ingestion of the product by the newborn.

Side effects Aphilan Demangeaison

This drug contains a corticosteroid of low activity and low dosage, the side effects described below are minimized.
- Prolonged use of corticosteroids with high or very high activity may cause skin atrophy, telangiectasia (to be particularly dreaded on the face), stretch marks (at the roots of limbs in particular, and occurring more readily in adolescents), an ecchymotic purpura secondary to atrophy, a fragility of the skin.
- These effects are rare with low activity corticosteroids such as 0.5% hydrocortisone.
- In the face, corticosteroids can create perioral dermatitis or aggravate rosacea.
- It may be observed a delay of healing of unstressed wounds, pressure ulcers, leg ulcers (see contraindications).
- Acneiform or pustular eruptions, hypertrichosis, depigmentations have been reported.
- Secondary infections, especially under occlusive dressing or in folds and allergic contact dermatoses, have also been reported when using local corticosteroids.
- Due to the presence of methyl parahydroxybenzoate, risk of contact eczema; exceptionally, immediate reactions with urticaria and bronchospasm.
- Due to the presence of lanolin oil, risk of eczema of contact.
- Due to the presence of sorbic acid, risk of urticaria.

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