The skin is a very sensitive layer of the human body, so contact with bacteria, viruses or other toxic agents, are capable of causing a long list of symptomssuch as inflammation, irritation and also generate cases such as acne.

Fortunately, the medical and aesthetic industry have developedproducts such as vitacillin®, aimed at protecting the skin effectively. For this reason, in this article we will review what are the uses, effects and contraindications of this drug.

What is vitacillin?

Vitamin Cupillin Cream, also known as Baby® Vitacilin, is a drug belonging to a commercial product line of theInternational Trade Company Laboratory(1), manufacturedwith the active metabolites of retinol (vitamin A derivative), neomycin® and vitamin E acetate for the treatment of bacterial infections.

This product comes in various forms, mainly in ointments, ointments, creams, baby oil, talcum powder and clean wipes. It has a cutaneous route of administrationand can be applied 1 to 3 times a day, both for adults and also for babies depending on the irritations.

Note: A medical study mentions the following information: “Neomycin sulfateis the most commonly used topical antibiotic, found in dermatological and ophthalmological preparations as a cream or ointment.” (2)

What is vitamin used for?

The ointment vitacilina® is applied to the face oraffected areas of the skin, since its compounds are responsible forboostingcollagen (hydration and elasticity protein), in addition tohyaluronic acid (molecule that retains water in skin tissues) and inhibits protein synthesis by bacteria.

Vitacillin side effects

Vitacilin® can have certain adverse reactions,both in babies and in adults. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the following effects:

  • Irritation.
  • Itching.
  • Redness of the skin.
  • Ototoxicity (vestibular disturbance of hearing).
  • Nephrotoxicity (renal plasma lesions).

Important: If the adverse effects become prolonged, it is necessary to discontinue the use of Vitacilina® Ointment or cream and see a specialist doctor.

contraindications of vitacillin

Vitacilin®, despite having certain positive effects for several people, has strong warnings about its administrationfor a certain number of individuals. Therefore, its use is not recommended for the following cases:

  • Hypersensitivity to active compounds.
  • Pregnancy and lactation.
  • Kidney failure problems.
  • Treatment with anticoagulant drugs.

You should know: This ointment should be administered with a prescription if necessary, mainly to avoid risks in babies.

Key Findings

  • Vitacilina® ointment is a commercial product to treat conditions directly on the epidermis.
  • Vitacilin® is used to treat acne , cases of dermatitis, and inflammation of the follicles.
  • Vitacilin® may cause irritation or redness as a side effect.
  • The use of vitacilina® is not recommended during pregnancy and lactation .

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