Olazol - wound healing agent.
It has an anesthetic and antibacterial effect, reduces exudation, promotes tissue regeneration and accelerates the process of epithelialization of wounds.
The effect of the use of the drug comes almost immediately after using the spray. There is a marked decrease in pain sensitivity, burning sensation is eliminated and there is less discharge from the lesion.
The drug is antibacterial, local anesthetic and improves tissue regeneration action for external use.
Pharmacy sales terms
It is released without a prescription.
How much does Olazol in pharmacies? The average price is at 240 rubles.
Release form and composition
Olazol is produced in the form of an aerosol for external use, which forms a yellowish and yellow-orange color when used.
The content of active substances Olazol 100 g aerosol:
- Distilled glycerin (glycerol) - 9 g;
- Sea buckthorn oil (sea buckthorn oil) - 9 g;
- A mixture of freons 142B and 22 (difluorochloroethane and difluorochloromethane) - 10 g;
- Stearic acid - 3.6 g;
- Nitrilotriethanol (trolamine) - 2.7 g;
- Anestezin (benzocaine) - 2.7 g;
- Levomitsetin (chloramphenicol) - 2.7 g;
- Anhydrous lanolin - 0.45 g;
- Boric acid - 0.45 g;
- Purified water - 59.4 g
The product is implemented in aerosol cans, equipped with a spray nozzle, dosage of 80 and 60 g, made of glass or aluminum and placed 1 piece in packs of cardboard.
The drug has a pronounced therapeutic effect due to the high dispersion of the substances that make up the product. Olazol heals wounds, burns better, helps to eliminate pain, including during dressings. The tool begins to act for the first time the days of use: a sense of burning, pain and wound decreases, the damaged wound edges begin to recover.
The drug is active against various microorganisms that are often found in wounds after burns - staphylococcus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus. Especially effective is a remedy for wound healing with sluggishly flowing granulation and after grafting skin grafts onto the burn area. Olazol cleans wounds from purulent tissues, healing is better.
Indications for use
What helps? Olazol is prescribed if the following indications:
- wounds of any origin;
- rehabilitation period after skin transplantation;
- dermatitis of any genesis, including infectious;
- trophic ulcer;
- burns (including solar and thermal);
- skin infections;
- discomfort, itching.
The drug can be purchased at a pharmacy without a prescription from your doctor, but if you have serious indications, it is better to consult a dermatologist about the frequency of use and the time duration of the course.
Olazol aerosol is contraindicated in such cases:
- with individual hypersensitivity or intolerance to chloramphenicol, other active substances and auxiliary components of the drug;
- during lactation;
- during pregnancy;
- patients with severe renal impairment;
- children up to 2 years.
Use during pregnancy and lactation
Pregnant women and nursing mothers use foam is not recommended by the manufacturer.
Dosage and method of use
The instructions for use indicated that Olazol used externally. If possible, the wound surface is cleaned of pus, necrotic tissues and covered with a uniform layer of foam daily or every other day, and with open treatment of wounds and burns - 1-4 times / day, depending on the nature of inflammation and the stage of regeneration of damaged tissues.
To obtain a uniform layer of foam, the balloon must be shaken (10-15 times). Remove the safety head, put on the working head, direct the spray hole on the surface to be treated. Foam consumption and thickness of the layer on the wound surface depend on the pressure force on the valve head of the dosing device. Foam is applied to cover the entire wound surface, from a distance of 1-5 cm.
When using the drug Olazol, especially in case of overdose and long-term use and in violation of kidney function, the occurrence of acute and chronic toxic reactions (damaging effects) are possible:
- nausea, vomiting;
- diarrhea (diarrhea);
- skin rash;
- desquamation of the epithelium (desquamation of the surface layer of the skin);
- oliguria (a sharp decrease in urine output);
- in rare cases - shock.
No serious cases of overdose with Olazol have been identified. With the frequent and abundant application of funds may appear nausea, in rare cases, vomiting.
Olazole does not recommend treating large areas of skin.
Since the contents of the aerosol can are under pressure, it cannot be disassembled either in filled or empty form.
The preparation is forbidden to be sprayed, being near open fire, it is also required to protect a cylinder from blows.
Olazol should not be taken with other antibacterial agents for local application.
Olazol - reviews
Olazol for burns is most commonly used. When burns occur in children (for example, when turning the container with boiling water on itself), many parents quickly wash the wound and treat it with this aerosol. The very next day, the burn site dries out and begins to heal. With repeated procedures, treatment is quick and successful.
In this regard, the drug is very popular, and almost all the reviews about Olazole are positive.
The most common drug analogue Olazol is Panthenol. Both products have a high degree of efficiency, but a significant advantage of Olazol foam is that there are no such number of counterfeit drugs on the pharmaceutical market as in panthenol.
There are also other analogues on the mechanism of action:
- Depantol-cream (Russia) - the cost of packing is 30 grams 315 rubles;
- Bepanten (Germany) - the price of a tuba of 30 grams 410 rubles;
- Psilo-Balsam (Germany) - the price for a pack is 20 grams 300 rubles;
- Sudokrem (Russia) - the price of the drug in the package is 60 grams 400 rubles.
Before using analogues consult your doctor.
Storage conditions and shelf life
Keep away from heat and heat. Keep container away from impact and mechanical damage. Store in a dry place inaccessible to children at a temperature not higher than + 15 ° С.
Shelf life - 2 years.