Pinetarsol Solution

Pinetarsol Solution

Manufacturer:

Ego

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Pine tar, trolamine laurilsulfate.
Description
Pinetarsol Solution also contains triethanolamine lauryl sulfate, an anionic surfactant and has a pH of 6.5.
Action
Anti-pruritic and cleansing, maintains natural acid protection; anti-inflammatory; removes psoriatic scales.
Indications/Uses
To relieve itchy and inflamed skin associated with dermatitis, chickenpox, nappy rash, sunburn, prickly heat, hives, insect bites, anal and genital itching and other skin irritations. Relieves the symptoms of psoriasis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Bath: Add 15-30 mL to a warm to tepid bath (5 mL to a baby's bath or hand basin) and bathe for 5-10 min once daily, more often in severe cases. Pat skin dry. Shower: Apply directly onto wet skin, leave for a few min, briefly rinse. Pat skin dry. Patients in Bed: Add 10 mL to 3 L of warm water & sponge. Pat skin dry.
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. Dry gently. Pinetarsol Solution does not stain skin, bath or towel.
Contraindications
Sensitivity to any of the ingredients of Pinetarsol preparations.
Special Precautions
Avoid contact with eyes. If any lather enters the eyes, flush with clean water.
Storage
Store below 30°C.
ATC Classification
D05AA - Tars ; Used topically in the treatment of psoriasis.
Presentation/Packing
Topical soln 200 mL x 1's.
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