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Product name: LEVOMECOL (LEVOMECOL)

Active substance: chloramphenicol, dioxomethyltetrahydropyrimidine

Type: The drug with antibacterial and tissue regeneration-improving action for external use

Manufacturer: NIZHFARM (Russia)
Composition, form of production and packaging
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Ointment for external use white or white with a yellowish tinge.
1 g

chloramphenicol 7.5 mg

dioxmethyltetrahydropyrimidine (methyluracil) 40 mg

Excipients: macrogol 1500 - 190.5 mg, macrogol 400 - 762 mg.

30 g - aluminum tubes (1) - cardboard packs.

40 g - aluminum tubes (1) - packs of cardboard.

50 g - aluminum tubes (1) - packs of cardboard.

30 g - polyethylene laminated tubes (1) - cardboard packs.

40 g - polyethylene laminated tubes (1) - cardboard packs.

50 g - polyethylene laminated tubes (1) - cardboard packs.

INSTRUCTION FOR THE SPECIALIST.

Description of the drug approved by the manufacturer for the printed edition of 2016.

PHARMACHOLOGIC EFFECT

Combined drug for topical application, has anti-inflammatory (dehydrating) and antimicrobial effect, is active against gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms (staphylococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli).

Easily penetrates into the tissues without damage to biological membranes, stimulates regeneration processes.
In the presence of pus and necrotic masses, antibacterial action persists.
INDICATIONS

- purulent wounds (including those infected with mixed microflora) in the first (purulent-necrotic) phase of the wound process.

DOSING MODE

Locally.
The preparation is impregnated with sterile gauze wipes, which loosely fill the wound. It is possible to insert into the purulent cavity through the catheter (drainage tube) using a syringe. In this case, the ointment is preheated to 35-36 ° C. Dressings are performed daily, until the wound is completely cleared of purulent necrotic masses.
For large wound surfaces, the daily dose of ointment in terms of chloramphenicol should not exceed 3 g.

The duration of treatment depends on the severity and course of the disease.

SIDE EFFECT

Allergic reactions (skin rashes).

CONTRAINDICATIONS

hypersensitivity to the components of the drug;

- Children under 1 year of age (in newborns, the biotransformation of chloramphenicol takes place more slowly than in adults).

PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

Use during pregnancy is only possible if the benefit to the mother exceeds the risk to the fetus.

During lactation, either stop the drug or breast-feed.

APPLICATION FOR CHILDREN

Contraindicated use of the drug for children under 1 year (in newborns biotransformation of chloramphenicol is more slowly than in adults).

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Impact on the ability to drive vehicles and manage mechanisms

He does not.

OVERDOSE

No cases of an overdose of Levomecol ointment were reported.

DRUG INTERACTION

Cases of interaction or incompatibility with other drugs are not described.

TERMS OF RELEASE FROM PHARMACY

The drug is approved for use as a means of OTC.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF STORAGE

The drug should be stored in a place protected from light and inaccessible to children at a temperature of no higher than 20 ° C.
Shelf life is 3.5 years.
Do not use the drug after the expiration date.

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