The health agency advises the population to use the deportation

Through the Endemic Diseases Program, the Department of Health directs the population to the use of repellents in addition to those already approved for the control of Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes. With a significant increase in dengue cases, Ariane Fischer, director of Health Surveillance, says this is also an option to avoid mosquito bites.

“We are taking some action to combat the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, that is, joint efforts to collect water-collecting material, reviewing complaints, the presence of a state smoke truck, cooperating with schools in the Ministry of Education and others in that part of the room. about this disease, ”says Ariane.It should be noted that this product is not available in the Unified Health System and is not suitable for babies under six months of age.

The Brazilian Society of Dermatology (SBD) recently published a guide to the product. Check:

Expulsion for children between six months and two years

Those which contain in their formula any of the following substances:
– IR3535 – Duration up to four hours, applied once a day.

Repellent for children aged 2 to 7 years

Those which contain in their formula any of the following substances:
– IR3535 – Duration up to four hours, apply up to twice a day.
– ICARIDINE 20 – 25% – Duration 10 hours, apply up to twice a day.
– Infant DEET 6 – 9% – Duration 4-6 hours, apply no more than twice a day.

Expulsion for children from the age of seven

Those which contain in their formula any of the following substances:
– ICARIDINE 20 – 25% – Duration 10 hours, apply up to three times a day.
– Infant DEET 6 – 9% – Duration 4-6 hours, apply up to three times a day.
– IR3535 – Duration up to four hours, apply up to three times a day.

Repellent for adults, the elderly and pregnant women

Those which contain in their formula any of the following substances:
– ICARIDINE 20 – 25% – Duration 10 hours, apply up to three times a day.
– DEET 10 – 15% – Duration 6 – 8 hours, apply up to three times a day.
– IR3535 – Duration up to four hours, apply up to three times a day.

Important

– The repellent cannot be applied under clothing. Apply the product only to exposed areas.
– Do not use more than three times a day. It can cause poisoning.
– If you use a moisturizer or sunscreen, wait for it to dry and apply the repellent 15 minutes after using these products. The repellent is always used last.
– Do not apply near eyes, nose and mouth. Wash hands after use.
– Do not spread on children’s hands. They can take the product to their mouths.
– Don’t sleep with the deportee. Take the product out of the shower before going to bed.
– Scientific studies show that Icardine 20-25% offers better protection against Aedes Aegypt than DEET 6-9%.

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