Description of the medicine: Solution of polyethylene oxide-400 30% (Solutio Polyaethylenoxydi-400 30%)
SOLUTION OF POLYETHYLENE OXIDE-400 30% (Solutio Polyaethylenoxydi-400 30%).
Colorless transparent liquid with a faint characteristic odor.
Due to the high osmotic activity, it has a dehydrating effect. When taken orally, it causes an outflow of fluid from the tissues into the intestinal tract. When applied topically on the wound surface, it accelerates the healing and healing of the wound. Taking the drug inside with glaucoma can help reduce intraocular pressure.
A solution of polyethylene oxide is prescribed in the first phase of the wound healing process, with purulent wounds, acute attacks of primary angle-closure glaucoma, attacks of secondary glaucoma, in preparation for surgery on the eyeball.
Apply the drug locally or orally. For the treatment of purulent wounds, use a 30% aqueous solution, which is impregnated with sterile gauze wipes and loosely tampon the wound. Dressings are done daily until the wound is completely cleansed.
Inside, polyethylene oxide is used once a day in a dose of 100-150 ml of a freshly prepared solution obtained by diluting the contents of the vial with boiled water in a ratio of 1: 1, preferably with the addition of fruit juice.
The drug should be taken on an empty stomach.
The course of treatment is 3-5 days.
With the introduction of the drug inside, increased diuresis and a mild laxative effect are possible.
The use of polyethylene oxide is contraindicated in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, bleeding from internal organs, pregnancy.
Release form: in glass bottles for blood preparations and blood substitutes with a capacity of 100; 250 and 500 ml, sealed with rubber stoppers with aluminum caps.
Storage: in tightly corked bottles in a dark place.