Biafine

Biafine

A topical preparation used to decreased the risk of and treat skin reactions to radiodermatitis, as well as manage full- and partial-thickness wounds, and 1st- and 2nd-degree burns.

Biafine®

Wound care A topical preparation to ↓ the risk of and treat skin reactions to radiation therapy/radiodermatitis, as well as treatment and management of full and partial-thickness dermal wounds, 1st- and 2nd-degree burns. See Radiation therapy.
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Biafine was developed in France initially to treat radiation dermatitis in hospitals, then as a postsunburn treatment marketed directly to French consumers.
If wound drainage is minimal, another treatment option is Biafine, a trolamine cream often used to promote healing in burn patients, she said.
Makers of Biafine, WDE, which provides deep dermal hydration, replenishes natural skin barrier function, fights maceration, recruits macrophages for rapid granulation, epithelialization/wound closure of partial/full thickness wounds, and first- or second-degree burns and dry skin conditions.
I once had a patient who described great relief with WBC after a Fraxel laser treatment, when her face felt like it was "on fire" despite refrigerated topical Biafine, cold air, and ice packs.
In a press release, the company said the costs would range from $50 to $115; the products currently include Aldara (imiquimod 5%) Cream ($85); Altreno (tretinoin) lotion 0.05% ($115), Atopiclair nonsteroidal cream ($75), Benzamycin topical gel (erythromycin-benzoyl peroxide gel) ($75), Biafine Emulsion Topical Cream ($50), Efudex (fluorouracil) Topical Cream 5% ($85), Locoid Lipocream (hydrocortisone butyrate) Cream 0.1% ($75), and Retin-A (tretinoin) Cream ($95).
Randomized phase III study comparing Best Supportive Care to Biafine as a prophylactic agent for radiation-induced skin toxicity for women undergoing breast irradiation: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) 97-13.
Szumacher et al., "Phase II study assessing the effectiveness of Biafine cream as a prophylactic agent for radiation-induced acute skin toxicity to the breast in women undergoing radiotherapy with concomitant CMF chemotherapy," International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, vol.
(ii) Group II: standard treatment group (the standard method applied to treat second-degree burn with Biafine cream/third-degree burn with Silvirin).
Quanto aos produtos utilizados na presenca de descamacao umida, tem-se: violeta de genciana (3-5,7,9); sulfadiazina de prata (3,5,8,9); esteroides topicos, como o creme hidrocortisona (3,9,10) e betametasona (5); gaze com vaselina (7); solugel (6); biafine, eosin (3,4,8,9), neosporim (3); talco em po (6,8,10); limpeza da ferida com solucao fisiologica (8); iodine (5) %, kaltostat, jelonet (4), uso de coberturas oclusivas como de poliuretano, hidrocoloide e de silicone nao aderente, hidratantes de pele (8,9).
In the literature, a wide variety of topical agents such as corticosteroids, Aloe Vera, Biafine cream, hyaluronic acid, Sucralfate, Dexpanthenol, and vitamin E have been used in acute radiation-induced dermatitis.
The chemicals are ingredients in a variety of drugs, including Biafine (used for treating skin burns), Drill (used in cough syrups) and Zyrtec (anti-itching and sneezing).