Chickenpox is a viral disease in which rashes appear on the skin in the form of bubbles with liquid contents. When combing them, pathogenic bacteria can enter the wounds, causing suppuration. To prevent infection, it is necessary to treat the rash with antibacterial agents in a timely manner. Fukortsin is often used for this purpose.
How to use "Fukortsin" with chickenpox
"Fukortsin" is a combined preparation for external use. It is released in the form of a solution. The composition of "Fukortsin" includes: boric acid, basic fuchsin, pure phenol, acetone, resorcinol, ethyl alcohol. The drug has a disinfectant, antiseptic, antifungal effect. In addition to chickenpox, other indications for the use of "Fukortsin" are: abrasions, fungus, abscesses, cracks, superficial wounds, pyoderma, erosion on the skin.
Apply the solution to the affected skin with a cotton swab or cotton swab 2 to 4 times a day. When the bubbles are lubricated with "Fukortsin", they dry out faster than after using other means. After the preparation has dried, you can apply an antibacterial ointment to your skin. It is recommended to use "Virolex", "Acyclovir-ointment", "Gerpevir" as antiviral drugs for chickenpox. These drugs reduce the severity of the rash and stop the virus from spreading to the skin.
It is better to treat rashes in the oral cavity, on the genitals with a solution of "Furacillin" or "Boric acid". Continue the course of treatment until the rash disappears completely. "Fukortsin" has almost the same effect as brilliant green, but it goes off the skin faster. To reduce itching with chickenpox, in addition to "Fukortsin", you can use a solution of potassium permanganate. An antipruritic lotion can also be used as an antiseptic.
Side effects, contraindications to the use of "Fukortsin"
Side effects of "Fukortsin" include dermatitis, allergic reactions, pain and burning sensation, blurred vision. Sometimes an addictive effect develops, as a result of which the drug ceases to have a therapeutic effect.
It is not recommended to use "Fukortsin" on too large an area of the skin, as an overdose of phenol is possible. This substance actively evaporates from the surface of the skin, easily penetrates into the bloodstream and can cause weakness, dizziness, respiratory distress, and changes in blood pressure.
"Fukortsin" is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to its components, with sensitive skin, chronic dermatoses. The drug should not be used during pregnancy and lactation. The agent is used with caution on mucous membranes, since irritation is possible, you can get a chemical burn. It is undesirable to prescribe "Fukortsin" to young children.