The Transfiguration ointment for nose: instructions for use, children and reviews
How to use ointment Transfiguration?
The flu and colds treated with various antiviral agents, antibiotics powerless in such cases. Typically, doctors prescribe pills, powders, drops, but many doctors forget about the medicinal combined ointments. Such complex ointments are made in the prescription Department of pharmacy, so you can only buy them in large pharmacy chains.
Compound ointments are prescribed in the presence of contraindications to the use of other dosage forms – drops, sprays for the nose, or as a subsidiary drug for the treatment of acute and chronic forms of rhinitis, sinusitis. One such medicinal ointments is an ointment for the nose of the Transfiguration (Sonaref). Consider the features of its application.
Description and composition of the ointment of the Transfiguration
Ointment includes a plurality of components which together provide a pronounced therapeutic effect. It is composed of:
- Norsulfazol is a drug with antibacterial action, active against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. In its action inhibits the growth and reproduction of pathogenic bacteria.
- Ephedrine hydrochloride is a drug with vasoconstrictor effect. In recent years, the ointment is produced without ephedrine, it is replaced with another vasoconstrictor substance.
- Sulfadimezin is an antimicrobial agents from the group of sulfonamides.
- Streptocid – known germicide of wide spectrum of action.
- Camphor and eucalyptus oil – an herbal remedy that have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect. In addition, the oil in the ointment prevent drying of the mucous membranes of the nose.
All the above components in the manufacture of drugs are added in a specific ratio, the lack or overabundance of one element not only can reduce the efficacy of medications, it can also lead to side effects.
Ointment prescription of the Transfiguration offers the following therapeutic properties:
- reduces the swelling and irritation of the membranes of the nose;
- relieves inflammation;
- kills germs and bacteria;
- makes breathing easier;
- moisturizes and soothes the nasal membranes.
A combined mixture often prescribed to children, pregnant women, or those with contraindicated antibiotics and ear drops. The main advantage of composite is its local impact – the contents of the drug acts only in the area of application, does not flow into the throat and into the stomach of the patient. The components of the composition can increase the therapeutic effects, so the mixture does not need to be applied several times a day.
The drug is recommended for the following diseases:
- rhinitis (acute, chronic);
- allergic rhinitis.
Important! To make the tool needs only highly skilled, so doctors do not recommend to make such drug.
Instructions for use ointment Transfiguration
Manual ointment Transfiguration is quite simple: before use, ointment for nose, thoroughly rinse the nostrils, if necessary, to use vasoconstrictor drops. Next you need to take cotton swabs and roll them into small thin sticks.
Gently dip each stick in the ointment, wait a bit until the medication is absorbed into the wool, then shallowly insert the sticks in the nostrils. The mixture will gradually melt and absorbed nasal membranes, so the first 10-15 minutes is recommended to breathe using the mouth.
The course of treatment depends on the severity of the disease. Its duration is not more than 10-12 days. In the instructions for use ointment for the nose of the Transfiguration it is specified that children this remedy is best applied before bedtime so the mixture is better absorbed, and maximum therapeutic effect.
The dosage of the remedy will depend on the age of the patient:
- adults — insert tampons with ointment 2-3 times a day and keep for 15-20 minutes;
- for children to insert cotton swabs twice a day for 10 -15 minutes or 1 time a day at bedtime.
For prevention of colds in children and adults the drug is applied once a day or nose.
The shelf life of the medicinal mixture:
- ready – up to 6 months;
- freshly prepared mixture — not more than 10 days in the refrigerator.
Reviews of the Transfiguration ointment for nose
Feedback about the use of medicines are mostly positive.
Doctors actively used tool in hospital and prescribed treatment ointment at home.
Patient feedback about the drug a bit, due to the fact that most people use for the treatment of rhinitis nasal drops, and few of those patients who is prescribed a combination drug mixture.
Catherine, 28 years old, Rostov-na-Donu: «always Dripping drops child because when the nose «runs» and swollen, only they can help. Ointment Transfiguration we were advised the therapist said to use instead of drops with a slight nasal discharge. Rubbed several times a day to breathe really child it became easier, and the nose cleaned for 4-5 hours.»
Valeria, 32, Tyumen: «cheapest ointment. She saved me from tubootitis, when the time did not cure sinusitis. Now even when cold and is trying to buy her.»
Eugene, 26 years old Omsk: «a Good tool, but that’s just me, it helps when almost «healthy» and no longer has a cold. And in the beginning of the disease with severely blocked nose, just a drip drip.»
Thus, compound ointment prescription doctor the Transfiguration is a unique drug for the treatment of rhinitis of different etiology (viral, allergic, bacterial). The main advantages of the drug is its safety, low cost, use in different population groups (children, adults, pregnant women).
The only drawback is the inaccessibility of the mixture prepared in prescription departments of large pharmacies. Feedback about the positive drug as doctors and patients, but most people know little about this drug, so such a mixture are only a few.