The drug "Dimexide" refers tomeans that can provide local anesthetic effect, eliminate inflammation and disastrously affect pathogenic microorganisms. Medication also has an effect on the microflora, resistant to antibiotics, changing its sensitivity.

The drug "Dimexide", the instruction informs, has the following indications for use:

- Therapy of rheumatoid arthritis, diseaseAnkylosing spondylitis, deforming osteoratrosis, artopathy, sprain and other disturbances in the functioning of the musculoskeletal system of an inflammatory nature.

- Treatment of bruises, traumatic infiltrates, edema, purulent wounds, abscesses, chronic and acute osteomyelitis, streptoderma and nodal erythema.

The medicine "Dimexide" is a composition. In one vial of medicine contains fifty or one hundred milliliters of dimethylsulfoxide (depending on the volume of the container).

The pharmaceutical agent in question is generally used in the form of an aqueous solution (thirty or fifty percent) for applying compresses or introducing tampons.

The dressing impregnated with the drug is applied toproblem areas, while capturing healthy areas of skin. To treat erysipelas and ulcers (trophic), this remedy is used in the form of an aqueous solution several times during the day.

In the therapeutic procedures aimed at eliminating eczema, the "Dimexide" preparation instruction is recommended for use as compresses impregnated with a 40-90% solution.

To provide local anesthetic action, a 25-50% solution of the drug is recommended. Use it should be two or three times a day (a compress is applied).

Also, the drug is widely used inpostoperative period with purulent complications provoked by Pseudomonas aeruginosa or staphylococcus. In this case, the medication is imposed on the infiltrates and the festering wounds.

Dimexid medication, instructionreports, may cause some side effects. Among them: itching, erythema, dizziness, sleep disturbance, diarrhea, dermatitis, adynamia. In rare cases (with individual intolerance to the components of the drug), you may encounter bronchospasm, nausea, vomiting.

The drug "Dimexide" - contraindications: severe atherosclerosis and cardiovascular failure, liver and kidney disorders, stenocardia, stroke, coma, pregnancy, lactation, cataract, glaucoma, age less than twelve years. In addition, this medication is given with special care to patients older than sixty.

It should be taken into account that the drug "Dimexide"enhances the effect of ethanol (when taking alcoholic beverages, the rate of excretion of the drug is reduced). This drug also increases the effects of insulin, acetylsalicylic acid and medicines such as Butadion, Quinidine, Nitroglycerin, Monomycin, Streptomycin.

Dimexide is not forbidden to use in parallel with antibacterial and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, as well as with the drug Heparin (in the treatment of thrombophlebitis).

Symptoms of overdose indicatedA pharmaceutical remedy is urticaria, itching, swelling. In the above cases, the drug should be discontinued and the affected areas thoroughly rinsed.

It is undesirable to allow drug contact with mucous membranes and eyes. If this happens, you should rinse these areas with clean running water at room temperature.

Shelf life of the drug is two years. It is not recommended to use the drug after the date indicated on the original packaging.

To purchase the medicine "Dimexide" the prescription of the doctor is not required.

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