Dressings that promote healing wounds, bedsores (decubitus) and varicose ulcers.
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1. What it is Linitul dressing and what it is used
It belongs to a group of medicines called dressings medications, and contains an unctuous mass is used as a healing, acting by stimulating blood flow and reducing drying in the affected area.
Linitul dressing is indicated to promote wound healing, bedsores (decubitus) and varicose ulcers.
2. What you need to know before you start using Linitul DRESSING
Do not use Linitul if:
- If you are allergic to the active substances or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
- If you have inflammatory dermatoses (surface skin inflammation with redness, moisture retention, flakes, itching, etc.).
- About arterial blood clots (produced in an artery) emerging.
Warnings and Precautions
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before you start using Linitul dressing.
- Do not use this medicine on skin with acne or oily.
- You should consult your doctor if you have a disease with lack of hemoglobin (as in some anemias) or zinc and in case of delayed healing of his injury.
Children and adolescents
Linitul dressing should not apply to children because no data on its use in them.
Linitul use with other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other medications. No interaction studies have been performed.
Pregnancy and lactation
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding or think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine.
Before using Linitul dressing during pregnancy or lactation should take into account the potential benefits against the potential risks.
Driving and using machines
Linitul dressing does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
Linitul dressing contains balsam Peru
This medicine may cause reactions in the skin because it contains balsam of Peru.
Balsam of Peru may occur in sensitive people, crossed with tolu balsam and some essential oils used as flavoring reactions.
3. Using Linitul Dressing
Follow exactly the instructions of medicine administration in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist. If in doubt ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The recommended dose is:
Linitul impregnated presenting appropriate to the size of the affected area dressing is used.
The dressing is applied to cover the affected area, making sure the skin is clean and dry, proceeding to renewal every 12 or 24 hours and may stay longer if so required treatment.
If after 15 days of treatment the lesions worsen or do not improve should reevaluate the clinical status.
Instructions for Use
cutaneous use (on the skin).
Linitul should be used immediately after opening the envelope or box. should not be re-used.
To apply Linitul dressing preferably using tweezers previously disinfected with alcohol.
1. Make sure the skin is clean and dry.
2. Remove the dressing Linitul its packaging and support to the affected area. In unidosis presentations Linitul (5,5x8, 9x15 and 15x25) open the envelope by pulling the tabs to the end and slide the dressing dragging on aluminum to collect the mass of impregnation, which otherwise would remain on the walls of aluminum . For Linitul 8,5x10, the styrofoam box is carefully closed after use. Unfold the dressing if required size (9x15 and 15x25 presentations).
3. Apply the dressing with tweezers, so as to cover the affected area.
4. Cover the dressing with a protective bandage.
Use in children and adolescents
There are no data on its use in children.
If you use more than you should Linitul
It is unlikely that an overdose with normal use occurs.
However in case of accidental ingestion can cause nausea, vomiting, cramps and severe diarrhea.
In case of accidental ingestion immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist or go to a medical center or call the Toxicology Information Service on +34 91 562 04 20, indicating the product and the amount ingested.
If you forget to Linitul DRESSING
Do not use a double dose to make up for missed doses.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Linitul can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Often not known exactly it could cause allergic reactions like contact dermatitis and burning sensation at the site of application.
If you experience side effects, consult your doctor or pharmacist, even if it comes to possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
5. Conservation Linitul DRESSING
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not store above 30 ° C. Keep away from heat.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date on the carton after EXP. The expiry date is the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Place containers and medicines no longer required in Point SIGRE pharmacy. If in doubt, ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. This way you will help to protect the environment.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
Dressing impregnated composition Linitul
- The active substances are: Balsam of Peru and castor oil. Each gram of mixture (oily mass) contains the soluble fraction of 18.5 mg of balsam of Peru and 167.8 mg of castor oil.
- The other ingredients are: petrolatum, liquid paraffin, beeswax, solid paraffin and tulle.
Looks like and contents of containers (presentations)
Linitul impregnated dressing is in the form of impregnated dressings. They are dressings (products used to protect a wound) polyester tulle, flexible, containing a fat blend of yellowish white color.
20 sachets with dressing 9x15 cm
Other presentations of Linitul
Linitul Ointment, 30 grams tube.
Holder of the marketing authorization
Avda. Diagonal, 490
Responsible for manufacturing
BAMA GEVE, S.L.
Naus 301-304 Polig. Ind. Baix Ebre. Campredo, Tortosa (Tarragona) Spain
Source: Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products
* All prices indicated are tax included