Gel Holysal is a drug for topical application in dentistry, which has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antimicrobial effect.
Form of formulation and composition of the preparation
The preparation Cholisal is issued in the form of a gel in the form of a homogeneous mass, without color with the smell of anise. The gel is packed in aluminum tubes of 10 g in a cardboard box with the accompanying instruction.
In 1 gel, Holisal contains 87.1 mg of choline salicylate and 100 μg of Cetalkonium chloride. As auxiliary components are glycerol, anise seed oil, ethanol 96%, purified water.
Indications for use
The preparation Cholisal is intended for local use on the oral mucosa as an antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and wound-healing agent with an anesthetic effect. The main indications for the purpose of gel are:
stomatitis of various origins (aphthous, herpetic, candidiasis and others);
scratches and abrasions of the mucous membranes of the oral cavity, caused by the wearing of removable dentures;
pain with teething in children and adults;
transferred surgical and dental operations in the oral cavity;
prevention of infections after tooth extraction;
red flat lichen on the mucous membrane of the lips, the inner surface of the cheek.
Before starting the use of the drug, you should carefully read the attached instructions, since the gel Holysal has a number of the following contraindications:
intolerance of the drug components;
cases of development of severe allergic reactions to salicylates.
Relative contraindications to the use of the gel are pregnancy and the age of the child under 1 year.
Dosing and Administration
Gel Cholisal is intended for topical application. The drug is applied to the damaged or inflamed areas of the oral mucosa 2-3 times a day before meals (for analgesia). A small amount of gel (the size of a pea) is squeezed out onto a clean finger and rubbed gently into the inflamed area of the oral cavity with massaging movements.
With periodontal disease, a small amount of gel is placed in the gingival pockets or applied as compresses 2 times a day. The duration of use of the drug should be agreed with the doctor - it depends on the indications and individual characteristics of the organism.
Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding
The experience of using Holisal during pregnancy is limited, but during the experimental studies there was no embryotoxic or teratogenic effect of the gel. Before starting the use of the drug should always consult with your doctor.
The use of gel Cholisal during breastfeeding is possible after consultation with a doctor. Breastfeeding mother may not interrupt lactation, but you should carefully monitor the child's reaction to the use of the gel. When there are any side reactions in the baby, Cholisal should be discontinued.
Gel Holysal is usually well tolerated by patients. In individuals with increased individual sensitivity to the components of the drug, local side reactions may develop:
burning in the place of applying the gel;
swelling of the mucous membrane or gums at the site of application;
itching in the mouth and a feeling of tingling.
In some cases, the appearance of an allergic rash around the mouth. If such reactions occur, consult a doctor for advice.
Cases of overdose with Holisal are not registered if the gel is used for the intended purpose. In case of accidental swallowing of the drug inside in large quantities, it is necessary to induce vomiting as soon as possible and give the tablets of Activated Carbon.
Interaction of the drug with other drugs
Data on the drug interaction of the gel with other medications are not provided, but it is known that this agent can enhance the therapeutic effect of analgesic tablets or gels for topical application in the case of a significant excess of the recommended dose.
Wholesale use of gel Cholisal among children under 1 year is very limited, which is due to the included in the gel ethyl alcohol. The question of the possibility of using the drug among children of the first year of life should be solved with the pediatrician.Cholisal
gel does not include sugar, so the drug can be used even for people with diabetes.
Gelia Holisal is for local use only. In the presence of severe pain (for example, after an operation in the oral cavity), the patient may additionally be prescribed tablets with analgesic effect.
The gel Cholisal does not affect the speed of psychomotor reactions and the work of the central nervous system.
Cholisal gel analogues
A similar therapeutic effect with gel Cholisal possess:
All these preparations have different composition and their list of contraindications, therefore before replacing the prescribed remedy with one of the listed analogs, you should consult a doctor.
Leave and storage conditions
The drug is dispensed from pharmacies without a prescription. Keep the tube with gel is recommended in a cool place, not accessible to children. The shelf life of the drug is indicated on the tube and is 2 years from the date of application. Do not use Holisal gel after the expiration date.