Dexpanthenol 5%

Dexpanthenol is the alcoholic analogue of D-pantothenic acid, a member of the B complex vitamins (vitamin B5). Topical dexpanthenol acts like a moisturizer, improving stratum corneum hydration, reducing transepidermal water loss and maintaining skin softness and elasticity.

Pack size Box of 1 tube 20 g, 30 g
Shelf-life 24 months
Composition Dexpanthenol
Dosage forms and strengths Topical ointment:
1 g/20 g; 1.5 g/30 g
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Prevention and treatment of chafed, cracked or split skin. Dry skin. Nursing mother for regular breast care and treatment of sore nipples. Infant care as a protective barrier against nappy (diaper) wetness and for the prevention and treatment of chafing, redness and diaper rash.


  • Damaged skin: Apply this topical ointment one or more times daily, as needed.
  • Nursing mother: Apply this topical ointment to nipples after each breastfeeding.
  • Treatment of mucosal defects of the cervix: Apply this topical ointment one or more times daily, as directed by a physician.
  • Infant care: At each nappy (diaper) change spread Dexpanstad 5% over your baby’s bottom and groin, after cleaning these areas thoroughly with water.


Dexpanthenol 5% is for topical use.

Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

Dexpanthenol can cause mild allergic reactions such as itching, but rare.

  • Dexpanthenol may prolong bleeding time, therefore, should be used with extreme caution in patients with hemophilia or with other bleeding risk.
  • Contact with the eyes should be avoided.
  • Dexpanthenol 5% may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).