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What is ichthammol ointment used for?

What is ichthammol ointment used for?

Aug 31 2015

What is ichthammol ointment used for? A:  QUICK ANSWER Patients use ichthammol ointment for chronic eczema, according to NetDoctor. Ichthammol ointment is used to treat other skin ailments such as septic lesions, cellulitis, abscesses and bursitis, according to the Free Medical Dictionary. The ointment, which comes from coal tar, has mild irritant, stimulant, antiseptic and analgesic properties. Drugs.com warns that ichthammol is approved only for animal use in some countries. What is ichthammol ointment? FULL ANSWER Ichthammol ointment reduces itching, inflammation and excessive hardening of the skin, according to NetDoctor. Scientists are not sure why, but somehow the tarry substance...

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Considerations for the Pharmacist About Oral Rehydration Therapy

Considerations for the Pharmacist About Oral Rehydration Therapy

Feb 26 2015

http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2014/October2014/R662_October2014.  Article was posted by Pharmacy Times.

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