Balsamic liniment (according to Vishnevsky)


Linimentum balsamicum Vishnevsky

Composition of the drug.

Active substances: 1 g of liniment contains tar of birch - 3 g,
xerog form - 3 g;

Excipients: silicon dioxide, castor oil or fish oil.

Dosage form: Liniment for external use.

Liniment from light yellow to brown with a specific odor.

Pharmacotherapeutic group: Antiseptic. The ATC code DO8AX10.

Pharmacological properties:

The drug has antiseptic properties. It has a weak irritant effect on the receptors of tissues, promotes the acceleration of the regeneration of the epidermis, normalizing the blood supply of tissues, strengthening keratoplastic effects. The mechanism of action of the drug is due to astringent, drying and antiseptic properties of bismuth. Phenol, toluene, xylene, tar and other tar containing substances exhibit disinfecting, insecticidal properties and local irritant effect.

Indications for use: Abscess of skin, boils, bedsores, lymphadenitis, lymphagitis, burns, frostbite, wounds, ulcers.

Way of application and dose:

Apply externally: apply 2-3 times a day a thin layer on the affected skin or apply a bandage in 5-6 layers of gauze with the drug. The dressing is fixed.

Side effect: In case of prolonged use, skin irritation may occur. In some cases, allergic manifestations are possible.

Contraindications: Increased individual sensitivity to the components of the drug.

Overdose: With prolonged use, there may be a local allergic reaction (rashes, itching), which requires desensitizing therapy.

Peculiarities of use. Use with caution in patients with hypersensitivity to phenol and its derivatives.

Special caveats:

Use during pregnancy or lactation: No data is available.

Ability to influence the reaction speed when driving vehicles or other mechanisms.

Not affected.

Children No data is available.

Interaction with other drugs: Unknown.

Terms and conditions of storage: Store at a temperature of 8 to 15 C, out of the reach of children. Shelf life - 5 years.

Leave conditions: Without a prescription.

Packing For 25 g in cans, containers; on 40 g in aluminum tubes.