Hirudoid Soft Ointment 0.3% for skin pain, swelling and dryness (heparinoid)
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General information on Japanese Hirudoid Soft Ointment 0.3% for skin pain, swelling and dryness (heparinoid)
Package details: 10 bottles * 25 g
Manufacturer: Maruho Co., Ltd., Japan
Active ingredient: heparin-based glycosaminoglycans (heparinoids)
Medical effect: Hirodoid ointment is effective for the treatment of the following diseases and conditions:
- hypertrophic scars and keloids,
- keratodermia tylodes palmaris progressive (housewives' eczema, hand dermatitis),
- asteatosis etc.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with hemorrhagic blood disease (hemophilia, thrombocytopenia, purpura) or patients having a serious result even with a slight bleeding.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop taking the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication or receiving any other treatment, you have to consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Hirudoid Soft Ointment 0.3% from Japan for skin pain, swelling and dryness (heparinoid)
Rub an appropriate amount of this medicine into the affected area, or spread the medicine to the gauze and apply it to the affected area. Use once to several times a day.
Do not apply this medicine to eyes or open wounds (ulcer, erosion).
How effective is Hirudoid Soft Ointment 0.3% from Japan for skin pain, swelling and dryness (heparinoid)?
Hirudoid Soft Ointment contains heparinoids, glycosaminoglycans which are derivatives of heparin. They work like heparin, affecting heparin binding proteins, generally through ionic interactions or hydrogen bonding. Hirudoid Soft Ointment keeps the skin moisturized, relieves the symptoms of dry skin, accelerates blood flow of the applied area and reduces pain or swelling caused by blood circulation disorder.
Who should use Hirudoid Soft Ointment 0.3% from Japan?
Hirudoid Soft Ointment is effective for the treatment of chilblain, hypertrophic scars, keloids, psoriasis, keratodermia tylodes palmaris progressiva (hand dermatitis), asteatosis and many other skin diseases. Studies showed that topical Hirudoid cream improves epidermal permeability barrier and antimicrobial function (Ye Yao, Pan Guo et al. “A Topical Heparinoid-Containing Product Improves Epidermal Permeability Barrier Homeostasis in Mice”. Experimental Dermatology, 2019, August, 28(8): 956–960).