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Alantan plus (allantoin + dexpanthenol) - cream

The name of the preparation Character; dose; package Manufacturer Price 100% Price after refund In which pharmacy?
Alantan plus cream; 100 g contains: 2 g allantoin, 5 g dexpanthenol; 35 g Union 7.90 Check

Note: reimbursed drug prices are in line with the regulations in force from July 1, 2018.

The preparation contains the substance:allantoin + dexpanthenol

The drug is available without a prescription

What is Alantan plus?

A preparation for topical application to the skin, supporting the healing process, with protective and caring effect.

What does it contain and how does Alantan plus work?

It is a combined preparation containing 2 active substances: Dexpanthenol and allantoin. Dexpanthenol is an alcohol analogue of pantothenic acid. Pantothenic acid belongs to the group of B Vitamins , it is a component of Coenzyme A, which plays an important role in the processes of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism as well as the synthesis of certain hormones and neurotransmitters. It plays an important role in skin regeneration processes, accelerates the wound healing process, has anti-inflammatory properties, soothes pruritus and irritation. It has moisturizing properties, increases skin elasticity. Allantoin has a keratolytic effect. It prevents excessive keratin deposition, supports wound healing, has a protective effect, improves skin hydration. The product is intended for topical application to the skin.

When to use Alantan plus?

The preparation is indicated:
· In the care of irritated and dried skin
· In the local treatment of various types of wounds (abrasions, minor cuts, cracks in the skin)
· In the treatment of sunburns and after radiotherapy and phototherapy
· To prevent chafes in infants
· Excessive hyperkeratosis of the hands and feet
· Supportive in atopic dermatitis, allergic eczema, rhinitis and leg ulcers.

When not to use this preparation?

Unfortunately, even if there are indications to use the preparation, it can not always be used. You can not use the product if you are allergic (you are hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients.
Do not use on skin lesions during acute inflammation with the presence of lesions. Do not use for eyes.

Take special care with Alantan plus?

Certain diseases and other circumstances may constitute a contraindication to use or indication to change the dosage of the preparation. In some situations it may be necessary to carry out specific check-ups.
The preparation is intended only for use on the skin. Protect eyes from contact with the preparation.
In the event of any symptoms of hypersensitivity, including skin allergic reactions (redness, pruritus), discontinue use and consult a physician.
Additional information about the other ingredients of the preparation:
· The cream formulation contains cetostearyl alcohol and lanolin and the Ointment lanolin; these substances may cause a local skin reaction (eg contact dermatitis)
· The preparation, both in the form of a cream and ointment, contains propylene glycol, which may cause skin irritation
· The cream formulation contains methyl, ethyl and propyl parahydroxybenzoate as an ointment, ethyl parahydroxybenzoate and may cause allergic reactions (possible late-type reactions).

Does this preparation affect the ability to drive vehicles?
There was no effect of the preparation on the ability to drive vehicles and operate equipment / machines.

Dosage of Alantan plus

The product is a cream or ointment and is intended for topical application to the skin. Use the preparation as recommended. If you have any doubts about the use of the preparation, consult your doctor.
Change the affected lesions once or several times a day.
Care for infants: use at every diaper change after previous washing with water exposed to sore spots.

Can I use Alantan plus during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

During pregnancy, do not use any medicine without consulting your doctor!
It is very important that before using any medicine during pregnancy or breastfeeding, consult a physician and explain beyond any doubt the potential risks and benefits associated with the use of the drug. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using the preparation, consult a doctor.
There are no data on the use of the preparation in pregnant women or in women who are breast-feeding. Before applying the preparation during this period, consult a physician.

Can I use other preparations in parallel?

Tell your doctor about all medicines you have recently taken, including those that are over the counter.
Interactions with other topical preparations have not been established.

What side effects can occur?

Like all medicines, Alantan plus can cause side effects, although they will not occur in all patients who use this medicine. Remember that the expected benefits of using the drug are usually greater than the damage resulting from the occurrence of side effects.
Skin allergic reactions and skin irritation may occur. If any symptoms of hypersensitivity occur, discontinue use and consult a physician.

Other preparations on the Polish market containing allantoin + dexpanthenol

Alantan plus (ointment)