Antimicrobial agent "Furacilin" - instructions for use
As can be seen from the title of this publication,the drug in question will be an antimicrobial agent. Consider the properties of "Furacilin" and its application. About this medicine, probably know in every home. Recently, many new antimicrobial medicines have appeared, but there was a time when "Furacilin" could be found in every first aid kit: in families, in vehicles, in manufacturing plants.
Widely used this remedy and inmilitary medicine. It should be noted that the active substance, which is part of "Furacilin" - nitrofural, provides a good efficacy of the drug. In addition to nitrofural (nitrofurazone), these tablets contain sodium chloride as auxiliary substances, as well as: stearic acid, povidone and croscarmellose sodium.
Medicinal forms of antimicrobialmeans "Furacilin", the instruction for use calls 0.2% ointment, alcohol solution, tablets. Based on these tablets, aqueous solutions are also prepared for further external use. In this case, one tablet of "Furacilin" is dissolved in a glass of boiling water. Accepted in some cases and inside. The drug is synthetic.
Which pharmacotherapeutic groupFuracilin? Instructions for use refer to its antiseptics, means for disinfection of a wide range of action. This antibacterial agent is active against gram-positive, gram-negative microorganisms. "Furatsilin" actively acts against dysenteric and intestinal rods, paratyphoid, streptococcus and staphylococcus. Has an effect on the causative agents of gas gangrene, salmonella.
The mechanisms of action of a solution prepared fromtablets "Furacilin", the instruction for use names different from other means of chemotherapy. With its application, the resistance of pathogenic microbes to the agent slowly develops. In addition, even developing, the resistance to the action of "furacilin" does not reach a sufficiently high degree.
Reporting on the indications for taking the drug "Furacilin", the instruction on its use recommends it as an external agent in the treatment of the following pathologies:
- burns of different degree;
- purulent wounds;
- conjunctivitis, blepharitis (for washing eyes);
- otitis medium and acute;
In the last three cases, to rinse the mouth andthroat. It is also applied externally in solutions for the treatment of furunculosis, especially abscesses in the area of the auditory canal. Furacilin washed the pleural cavity, it is used in the treatment of osteomyelitis and empyema of the paranasal sinuses externally.
The drug has a disinfecting effect whentreatment of cuts and cracks, abrasions and other, not severe, skin lesions. With dysentery, "Furacilin" instruction for use recommends taking internally. These are acute forms of bacterial dysentery. Then the tablets are prescribed up to five meals a day, one each. In this case, they must be washed down with enough (up to half liter) of water.
Side effects when using the drug "Furacilin": Instructions for use notes the possibility of allergies - itching, redness of the skin.
With the internal use of tablets in rarecases of dysfunction of digestion, the work of the digestive tract. There was a loss of appetite, lethargy, dizziness. When rinsing the mouth, throat, this solution in some cases, there was discomfort associated with irritation of mucous membranes and even painful sensations.
Hypersensitivity to the drug is a contraindication to its use in any form!