Gel for external use is homogeneous, colorless, transparent or slightly opalescent, practically odorless.
Pharmacological action of
Histamine H1 receptor blocker.
Has anti-allergic and antipruritic effect.
Reduces the increased capillary permeability associated with allergic reactions.
When applied to the skin, reduces itching and irritation caused by skin-allergic reactions.
The drug also has a pronounced local anesthetic effect.
Blocks the action of kinins, has a weak anticholinergic effect.
For external use, due to the gel base, the action with a slight cooling effect begins after a few minutes and reaches a maximum after 1-4 hours.
Itchy skin of various origins (except associated with cholestasis) with: itching dermatoses, eczema urticaria, insect bites.
Sunburn, domestic and industrial burns (mild).
Angle-closure glaucoma prostatic hyperplasia children under 1 month of age (especially premature), hypersensitivity to dimethindene and other components that make up the drug.
FenistilÐÂ® should be prescribed with caution in the first trimester of pregnancy and during lactation (breastfeeding).
In case of severe itching or damage to large areas of the skin, the drug can be used only after consulting a doctor.
When using FenistilÐÂ® on large areas of the skin, exposure to sunlight should be avoided.
If during the period of use of the drug FenistilÐÂ® the severity of the symptoms of the disease does not decrease or intensifies, a doctor’s consultation is necessary.
The drug is ineffective for itching associated with cholestasis.
The drug contains propylene glycol and benzalkonium chloride. The emulsion also contains butylhydroxytoluene. The listed excipients can cause local allergic reactions (contact dermatitis). Butylhydroxytoluene can also cause irritation to the eyes and mucous membranes.
Use in pediatrics
In children aged 1 month to 2 years, the drug should be used only after consulting a doctor.
In infants and young children, the drug should not be used on large areas of the skin, especially in the presence of inflammation or bleeding.
Impact on the ability to drive vehicles
1 g of gel contains 1 mg dimetindene maleate.
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Dosage and administration
The drug should be applied to affected areas of the skin 2-4 times / day.
In cases of severe itching or widespread skin lesions, the simultaneous use of oral forms is recommended.
Determination of the frequency of side effects: very often (? 1/10), often (? 1/100 and <1/10), infrequently (? 1/1000 and <1/100), rarely (? 1 / 10,000 and <1/1000), very rarely (<1/10 000), including individual messages and reactions with an unknown frequency (cannot be estimated based on available data). From the skin and subcutaneous tissues: infrequently – dry skin, a burning sensation of the skin. Allergic reactions: very rare (post-registration data) – allergic dermatitis, including skin rash, itching. If any of the above side effects get worse, or any other side effects appear, the patient should inform your doctor. Drug interaction Drug interaction of the drug FenistilÂ® is not described. Overdose No cases of overdose have been reported. Storage Conditions At a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C. Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Expiration date 2 years Terms and conditions without prescription Dosage form gel for external use Prescribing Prescribing For adults, Pregnant women as prescribed by a doctor, Children over 1 month old, Nursing mothers