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Antidral (aluminum (aluminum chloride)) - liquid on the skin

The name of the preparation Character; dose; package Manufacturer Price 100% Price after refund In which pharmacy?
Antidral liquid on the skin; 1 g contains 100 mg of aluminum chloride; 50 ml Teva Pharmaceuticals Polska 20.50 Check

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

The preparation contains the substance:aluminum (aluminum chloride)

The drug is available without a prescription

What is Antidral?

A topical drug against excessive sweating.

What does Antidral contain and how does it work?

The active substance of the preparation is aluminum chloride; it reduces the activity of sweat glands by denaturing the proteins contained in the glands and combining with fibrin fibers, constituting the functional endings of the endocrine glands. After application of the preparation, the pressure inside the sweat tube light increases (feedback system), as a result of which the secretion of sweat from the sweat glands is stopped. The remaining ingredients of the preparation facilitate the absorption of the active substance and significantly limit the possibility of skin infections.

When to use Antidral?

The product is indicated for use to prevent excessive sweating of the skin (on the skin of the feet, armpits and hands).

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 preparation if you are allergic (you are hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients.
Do not use the preparation in case of skin damage, after shaving or depilation.

Take special care with Antidral?

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 external use, on the skin. It should be limited to only those areas of the skin for which the preparation is indicated. Avoid contact of the preparation with the eyes and mucous membrane. If the liquid is applied to the skin of the underarms, these areas should not be shaved within 12 hours before or after using the liquid, due to the possibility of skin reactions.
In the case of irritation, irritated places should be lubricated with a mild cream containing hydrocortisone. The product can be used again after the irritation symptoms completely disappear.
The product may destroy or discolor clothing.

Dosage of Antidral

The preparation is a liquid for use on the skin. Use the preparation as recommended. Do not exceed the recommended doses because it will not increase the effectiveness of the drug and may harm your health and life. If you have any doubts regarding the use of the preparation, consult a physician.
Initially, it is recommended to apply the preparation every day, after thorough washing and drying the skin (avoid friction). In the case of less intensive sweating, it is advisable to use the liquid every other or every third day, depending on individual needs.

Can Antidral be used 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 planning to become pregnant, consult your doctor before using the product.
The preparation can be used in pregnant women and breastfeeding only after consultation with a physician and only if absolutely necessary.

Can I use other preparations in parallel?

Tell your doctor about all medicines you have recently taken, including those that are over the counter.
There are no data on the interaction of the preparation with other drugs.

What side effects can occur?

Like all medicines, Antidral can also cause side effects, although it 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.
Symptoms of skin irritation such as erythema, burning sensation, pruritus may occur.