Description of the medicine: Dermatolum (Dermatolum)
Bismuth gallate basic.
Synonyms: Gallate basic bismuth, Bismuthi subgallas, Bismuthum subgallicum.
Amorphous powder of lemon yellow color, odorless and tasteless, practically insoluble in water and alcohol. Soluble when heated in mineral acids (with decomposition). Easily soluble in sodium hydroxide solution with the formation of a yellow solution, rapidly reddening in air.
Contains 52 - 56, 5% bismuth oxide.
Applied externally as an astringent and drying agent for inflammatory diseases of the skin and mucous membranes (ulcers, eczema, dermatitis) in the form of powder, ointment and suppositories.
Method of release: powder and 10% ointment (on petroleum jelly).
Storage: in a well-sealed container that protects from the action of light.
Rp: Dermatoli 10.0
Zinci oxydi 20.0
Rp.: Ung. Dermatoli 10% 20.0