Aflofarm Ichthyol Ointment is used in the case of eczema, acne or boils. It has an astringent and slightly antibacterial effect.
Active substance: Ichthamol (Ichthammolum)
100 g of ointment contains 10 g of ichthamol.
Always use this medicine exactly as described on the package or as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Usually accepted method of application:
Children under 12 – only after consulting a doctor.
Adults and adolescents – apply the ointment to the affected areas 1 or 2 times a day.
Ichthyol ointment is used in:
- acne as a bacteriostatic agent and facilitating the escape of pus.
When not to use Ichthyol ointment?
- in hypersensitivity to the ingredients of the preparation,
- on open wounds.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
When using the ointment, skin irritation may occur.
Warnings and Precautions
The drug contains lanolin, which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
Store at room temperature.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Before using, consult your doctor.
Use of the drug in children and adolescents
Due to the lack of data, the product should not be used in children under 12 years of age without consulting a doctor.