Synthomycin ointment for acne

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Last reviewed: 10.08.2022

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Acne on the skin can appear not only in adolescents. Such unpleasant education disturbs people of all ages. An exit from the current situation will be Synthomycin ointment, which has proved to be an effective and easily accessible remedy, no worse than the expensive advertised drugs that contribute to the fight against various kinds of inflammations on the skin.

Does sintomycin ointment help with acne?

Synthomycin ointment is an effective method in the fight against acne, boils and such inflammations. What is the reason for its effectiveness? First, in the composition of the ointment - a powerful antibiotic levometsitin. It eradicates bacteria and microorganisms that provoke the inflammatory process. The main component - chloramphenicol, prevents the multiplication of harmful microbes. Secondly, castor oil, which has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effects. Thanks to him, the skin when using the ointment, does not overdry and at the same time brightens. Thus, Synthomycin ointment will help not only to finish acne, but also to overcome any infection that has a negative effect on the skin of a person.

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Indications for use

Recommend Synthomycin ointment for the treatment of many disorders. In the list of the most common - furunculosis, shingles, impetigo, burn wounds, inflammation of the sweat glands, pustular lesions of the skin and mucous membranes, trachoma.

Synthomycin ointment from spots after acne

Another unique property of the Synthomycin ointment, which determined its popularity, is the ability to remove stains left in the place where acne was previously. This effect is possible due to castor oil. It normalizes the process of producing pigment cells, provokes an active renewal of the epidermis, which prevents scarring and the appearance of scars.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Chloramphenicol penetrates the epidermis and destroys the membrane of cells of harmful microorganisms, violating the process of protein synthesis in them. It stops the growth of bacteria and microbes, and leads to their death.

Since Synthomycin ointment is used externally and in small amounts, the degree of systemic absorption is insignificant.

The way of application and the dose of the synthomycin ointment against acne

Before applying the product on the skin, this area should be cleaned and wait until it dries. Then, using a cotton swab or fingertip, carefully, so as not to provoke additional painful sensations, apply Synthomycin ointment to the pimple.

Top with a bandage or bactericidal plaster. The course of treatment lasts ten days. After the problem is eliminated, stop using the ointment. Since it is part of a group of antibiotics, the dosage and duration of treatment is determined by the doctor.

Use during pregnancy

Medical research has shown that active ingredients in the Synthomycin ointment can penetrate the placenta, but how they affect the fetus directly has not been determined. Therefore, doctors, in order to avoid negative consequences, do not recommend the use of this tool during the period of gestation. It is admissible to use it only as a last resort, and under the strict supervision of a specialist.

Contraindications for use

It should be noted that there are a number of limitations in the use of Synthomycin ointment. It is contraindicated in pregnant women and newborns. It is not recommended for people with individual intolerance of constituent components, with violations of blood-forming processes, with liver disease. If the tumor is diagnosed, there are various skin diseases, open wounds and with purulent discharge.

Side effects

Despite the excellent result of the Synthomycin ointment, its use can be accompanied by side effects. What is manifested in the form of an allergic reaction, itching, redness, swelling. Possible the development of repeated fungal pathologies of the skin and mucous membranes. In this case, you must immediately stop using the drug.


In case of an overdose of Synthomycin Ointment, the manifestation of side effects of the drug may increase.

Interactions with other drugs

Synthomycin ointment is not prescribed with barbiturates, ethanol, cytostatics, pyrazolone derivatives, diphenyl. Increase the action of liniment nystatin, erythromycin, levorin, oleandomycin, oppress - benzylpenicin salts. Incompatible drug with sulfonamides.

Storage conditions

Store in a sealed container, in a dry place, at a maximum temperature of + 15 degrees. Do not freeze.

Shelf life

Two years. After the expiry of the period, it is better to refuse the use of the drug.


To simplify the perception of information, this instruction for use of the drug "Synthomycin ointment for acne" translated and presented in a special form on the basis of the official instructions for medical use of the drug. Before use read the annotation that came directly to medicines.

Description provided for informational purposes and is not a guide to self-healing. The need for this drug, the purpose of the treatment regimen, methods and dose of the drug is determined solely by the attending physician. Self-medication is dangerous for your health.

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