Pinetarsol Solution

Pinetarsol Solution

Manufacturer:

Ego

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Pine tar, triethanolamine lauryl sulfate.
Description
Pinetarsol Solution contains pine tar 2.3% and triethanolamine lauryl sulfate 6%, an anionic surfactant. It has a pH of 6.5.
Action
Pharmacology: Antipruritic and cleansing, maintains natural acid protection; anti-inflammatory; removes psoriatic scales.
Indications/Uses
Relieves pruritus and inflammation associated with psoriasis, prickly heat, urticaria, chickenpox, anal and genital pruritus, insect bites, prurigo, dermatitis, eczema, heat and napkin rash, sunburn and skin grafts.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Maximum therapeutic effect is obtained by using Pinetarsol Solution in the bath, but it is still effective if used under the shower or as a sponge bath.
Bath: Add 15-30 mL to a tepid bath (5 mL to a baby's bath or hand basin) and bathe for 10 min once daily; more often in severe cases. Do not use soap. Dry gently. Pinetarsol Solution does not stain skin, bath or towel.
Very Dry Skin: Use QV Bath Oil, which may be used alone, or added to Pinetarsol Solution bath if itch is extreme.
Shower: Apply directly to the wet skin, leave for a few minutes, rinse. Do not use soap. Dry gently.
Patients in Bed, with Measles, Elderly: Add 10 mL in 2 L of warm water; sponge freely. Do not use soap. Dry gently.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of Pinetarsol Solution.
Special Precautions
For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If any lather enters the eyes, flush with clean water.
ATC Classification
D05AA - Tars ; Used topically in the treatment of psoriasis.
Presentation/Packing
Soln 200 mL, 500 mL. Shower pack 200 mL.
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