Dimexide: reviews, rules of use
The drug "Dimexid", which is confirmed by its high effectiveness, is an anti-inflammatory agent intended for topical application. Its active substance( dimethyl sulfoxide) has an antimicrobial effect, increases the sensitivity of pathogens to antibiotics, improves metabolism in the inflammatory focus. In addition, the preparation has a pronounced local anesthetic effect - a combination of medicines is used to strengthen it: Dimexide with Novocain( 1: 1).Thanks to this combination, you can quickly and effectively remove severe pain in the joints and soft tissues.
This clear, colorless liquid with a specific odor is used for compresses, lotions and irrigation. The active substance is well absorbed through the skin, getting into the blood within five minutes. The maximum concentration in the blood it reaches in 4-6 hours and retains it for one and a half to three days. In addition, the drug "Dimexid"( reviews of experts emphasize this) improves penetration through the skin of other medicines.
The agent is prescribed for diseases of the musculoskeletal system - both acute and chronic. It greatly alleviates the pain and with various injuries, effectively stopping inflammation. The methods of application in this or that case are diverse and depend on specific symptoms. So, the medication can be prescribed in different concentrations - 1: 2, 1:10 and others. The drug "Dimexid"( the reviews confirm this) are low in toxicity and are excreted from the body in an unchanged state or in the form of dimethyl sulfone.
The medicine can be prescribed for adults and children over 12 years of age with stretches and bruises, bruises, infiltrates, as well as with rheumatoid arthritis, arthropathy, osteomyelitis, ankylosing spondylitis, etc. For compresses, it must be diluted with water( 1: 1).In the solution, moisten the tissue and apply it to inflamed and painful places, applying a polyethylene film on top. The procedure is conducted daily, for ten to fifteen days, its duration is about 30 minutes. To wash trophic ulcers and wounds use 10 - 30% solution, depending on the doctor's prescription. The drug "Dimexid"( reviews this confirm) is effective in acne, pustular skin diseases, eczema. For their treatment, solutions of lower concentration are also used, especially if the rash is localized on the face. Cosmetologists often recommend to their patients hair masks from Dimexide, mixed with lemon juice and burdock oil - they help to cope with hair loss. The content of the drug in the mixture should not exceed 25% - otherwise you can seriously burn the scalp.
"Dimexide" solution is perfectly combined with other medicines intended for topical application - for example, antibiotic-based ointments, heparin and troxevasin, as well as with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Nevertheless, there are certain contraindications to the use of this remedy: it is, first of all, hypersensitivity to dimethyl sulfoxide. To determine it, a sample is made, applying a small amount of the agent to the skin. The lack of itching and redness during an hour suggests that the drug can be used without fear. In addition to individual intolerance, the medication is contraindicated in cases of violations of kidney and liver function, angina pectoris, pregnancy, myocardial infarction, strokes, glaucoma, cataract. Because the drug is well absorbed into the blood and enters the breast milk, it can not be used by nursing mothers.
Apply the drug "Dimexide" only on the advice of a doctor. At appointment take into account its interaction with other means: so, it strengthens action of insulin, antibacterial preparations, aspirin, nitroglycerin.