Phytoderm Compositum

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Phytoderm Compositum uses

Phytoderm Compositum consists of Benzoic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Tolnaftate.

Benzoic Acid:


  • Flammable
  • Do not expose to temperatures exceeding 50°C
  • Do not spray near naked flame
  • Keep container tightly closed
  • Only use this product in a well ventilated area
  • Do not breathe mist or spray
  • In case of contact with eyes rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
  • If swallowed seek medical advice and show this label
  • For external use only
  • For animal use only
  • Keep out of reach of children


E124, E133, Ethanol, Organic Acids (Acetic and Phytoderm Compositum (Benzoic Acid)), Polyvinylpyrrolidone, Tea-tree Oil, Triacetin, Water

Instructions for use

  • For use in sheep, cattle, horses and goats
  • Clean and dry hooves thoroughly before use
  • Pare hoof if necessary
  • Shake container well and spray liberally
  • Allow 1-2 minutes for the Combat film to form, before returning hoof to the ground
  • For severe cases in sheep repeat application every 2 days for 1 week
  • For severe cases in cattle apply several layers of Combat after each milking for up to 10 days

NB: Always separate sheep with hoof problems from those without

Combat Footspray should be used as part of a routine footcare programme. Ideally use in conjunction with regular footbathing with Provita Hoofsure/Hoofsure Endurance.




The Longer Lasting

Foot Spray for


A unique film forming spray

containing tea tree oil and

organic acid providing a

persistent longer lasting

antiseptic barrier for hooves

Salicylic Acid:

Pharmacological action

Phytoderm Compositum is pharmaceytical active ingredient for topical use. Inhibits the secretion of the sebaceous and sweat glands. At low concentrations it has keratoplastic and in high doses keratolytic effect. Phytoderm Compositum (Salicylic Acid) has a weak antimicrobial activity.

Why is Phytoderm Compositum (Salicylic Acid) prescribed?

Monotherapy with Phytoderm Compositum (Salicylic Acid) and as part of combination therapies for inflammatory, infectious and other skin lesions, including burns, psoriasis, eczema, dyskeratosis, ichthyosis, acne vulgaris, warts, hyperkeratosis, corn, callus, oily seborrhea, scaly skin disease, hair loss, sweating feet.

Dosage and administration

Phytoderm Compositum is applied to the skin surface 2-3 times / day.

Phytoderm Compositum (Salicylic Acid) side effects, adverse reactions

Rarely: local reactions such as itching, burning, skin rashes, allergic reactions.

Phytoderm Compositum contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Phytoderm Compositum (Salicylic Acid), renal failure, infancy.

Special instructions

The composition of the solution for topical use include ethanol.

Phytoderm Compositum drug interactions

Phytoderm Compositum (Salicylic Acid) is pharmaceutically not compatible with resorcinol (forms melted mixture) and zinc oxide (forms insoluble forms of zinc salicylate).


Phytoderm Compositum (Tolnaftate) is a synthetic over-the-counter anti-fungal agent. It may come as a cream, powder, spray, or liquid aerosol, and is used to treat jock itch, athlete’s foot and ringworm. It is sold under several brand names, most notably Tinactin (Schering-Plough Corporation) and Odor Eaters (Combe Incorporated). Other brands are Absorbine, Aftate, Desenex, Genaspor, NP 27, and Ting.

Indication: Phytoderm Compositum (Tolnaftate) topical is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm infections. Phytoderm Compositum (Tolnaftate) is also used, along with other antifungals, to treat infections of the nails, scalp, palms, and soles of the feet. The powder and powder aerosol may be used to prevent athlete's foot.


Phytoderm Compositum pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.

Phytoderm Compositum available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.

Phytoderm Compositum destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.

Phytoderm Compositum Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.

Phytoderm Compositum pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.



  1. Dailymed."PERSONAL CARE ANTIFUNGAL (TOLNAFTATE) SPRAY [PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS, INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."NEUTROGENA RAPID CLEAR 7 DAY ACNE INTERVENTION (SALICYLIC ACID) KIT [NEUTROGENA CORPORATION]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. Dailymed."PROVITA COMBAT (BENZOIC ACID) SPRAY [PROVITA EUROTECH LTD]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Phytoderm Compositum?

Depending on the reaction of the Phytoderm Compositum after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Phytoderm Compositum not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Phytoderm Compositum addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.



sDrugs.com conducted a study on Phytoderm Compositum, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Phytoderm Compositum consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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What is the dose of Phytoderm Compositum drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sDrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 501mg-1g. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.

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