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The dexpanthenol application among newborns of different groups in the neonatal period

SOVREMENNAYA PEDIATRIYA.2014.4(60):4649; doi 10.15574/SP.2014.60.46 

The dexpanthenol application among newborns of different groups in the neonatal period

Batman Y. А., Golovko О. К., Kharchenko I. V., Stryukovkaya Е. А., Esakova О. R. 
Donetsk region Maternity and Childhood protection center, Ukraine

Purpose: to assess the dexpanthenol product effectiveness of the term and preterm infants in the neonatal period.

Patients and methods. There were 36 newborns with different diseases under observation, all of them had the diaper dermatitis. When the first diaper dermatitis signs appeared the «Pantecream» product based on dexpanthenol had been used. The very drug is also used in mechanical skin damages, in the excoriations places from the patches, in peripheral catheters zone and from the frequent overlap of the sensors monitored equipment. 

Results. The positive effect when using the «Pantecream» with diaper dermatitis was achieved among 22 (61.1%) children, and the fast regress of it among 15 (41.7%) children. The «Pantecream» proved its effectiveness in mechanical skin lesions among the newborns.

Conclusion. The «Pantecream Phytopharm» is an effective and safe remedy in an external therapy with the diaper dermatitis and the mechanical skin damage among newborns.

Key words: dexpanthenol, newborns, the diaper dermatitis.

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