NITROFURAZONE ointment (NITROFURAZON) 25g
- Nitrofurazone is used prophylactically and therapeutically in bacterial skin infections, secondary infections of allergic changes, yeast infections, as an auxiliary in the treatment of burns and ulcers.
Nitrofurazone (NITROFURAZON) Composition:
1 g of ointment contains 2 mg of nitrofural.
Nitrofurazone (NITROFURAZON) Action:
A derivative of nitrofuran with antibacterial activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria (also resistant to sulfonamides and penicillin), also acts on some protozoa (including Trypanosoma ). It has a strong bacteriostatic effect as a result of inhibiting the activity of bacterial enzymes, including on Staphylococcus aureus ,Escherichia coli , Streptococcus pyogenes . It does not work on Pseudomonas aeruginosa . After application to the skin, it is absorbed only slightly (about 1%) and excreted in the urine.
Nitrofurazone (NITROFURAZON) indications:
Preventive and curative in bacterial skin infections, secondary infections of allergic changes, yeast infections, supportive in the treatment of burns and ulcers.
Hypersensitivity to nitrofuran derivatives.
Local hypersensitivity reactions (pruritus, skin rash) may occur.
2 times a day, the affected skin is lubricated with a thin layer of ointment. It is recommended to put on a sterile dressing.