Zalain cream is an antifungalpreparation and is intended for topical application. The main active substance in this drug is sertaconazole. Zalain cream is effective against many yeasts and fungi. Sertaconazole has two types of action relative to yeast and fungi, which is explained by its structure. In the molecule of this substance there is an azole ring, which inhibits the synthesis of ergosterol, namely it is the main constituent of the cell membrane of fungi. Therefore, they lose the ability to reproduce. Also in the composition of the molecule is benzothiophene, which helps the perforation of the cell membrane of fungi, which leads to its death. It is thanks to this "Zalain cream" has a strong fungicidal and fungistatic effect. The drug is effective in infecting with fungi such as Candida tropicalis, Candida albicans, Pityrosporum orbicular. It also adversely affects dermatophytes, microorganisms that cause infectious diseases of the skin, mucous membranes. If the cream "Zalain" is applied topically, then sertaconazole is not absorbed into the total blood flow.
Indications for use of the drug
The cream is used in the presence of skin mycoses, which are caused by microorganisms sensitive to sertaconazole, and this is:
- epidermofitiya feet and lower legs;
- presence of inguinal dermatophytosis;
- manifestations of dermatomycosis of brushes and smooth skin;
- with the appearance of pityrious lichen and candidal infections of the skin;
- presence of trichophytosis of the facial skin.
If there is an infection in the vagina, vaginal suppositories are used.
Zalain cream: instructions for use
The cream is applied once or twice a day until the momentcomplete disappearance of the symptoms of the disease. In order to avoid relapse, it is necessary to continue treatment two more weeks after the clinical manifestations of the disease disappear. The cream is applied not only to the damaged area of the skin, but also around it. The duration of treatment depends on the degree of the disease, and it is necessary to start treatment with this drug when the first signs of the disease appear.
If there was a need to use vaginalsuppositories, they are administered once a day, and it is better to do it at night. For a greater effect, the candles should be injected to the maximum depth, the presence of menstruation does not lead to a discontinuation of the drug. In most cases, one suppository is enough for a complete recovery, but with relapse it is worthwhile to apply this remedy a week later.
When these candles are introduced, one should abstainfrom using soap with sour kN. Also, for a greater effect in the perineum and vulva, it is recommended to use "Zalain cream". During the use of the drug, sexual intercourse is prohibited. It is desirable to conduct simultaneous treatment of both partners.
Possible side effects after application Zalaina
Usually this drug is normally tolerated by patients, but in some people its use can cause erythema. But it quickly passes after the application of the cream stops.
"Zalain cream" does not have a systemic effect, so there are no side effects.
Contraindications to the use of Zalaina
Do not take this drug to people who haveincreased sensitivity to any imidazole derivatives. Pregnant and lactating women, the medicine can be used only for the intended purpose and under the supervision of a doctor.
To date, no cases of an overdose with this drug have been recorded.
The cream is produced in tubes of 20 grams, and suppositories are vaginal - one piece in the cell packs.
This drug is suitable for use for three years from the date of release and is stored at a temperature of 15-25 degrees.