Medication Description: Solcoseryl (Solcoseryl)
SOLKOSERIL (Solcoseryl) *.
Bovine blood extract; the drug is released from protein.
Used to improve metabolic processes and accelerate tissue regeneration in trophic ulcers of the lower leg, gangrene, bedsores, burns, radiation ulcers, skin grafts (See also Actovegin).
Assign intramuscularly or intravenously and topically in the form of ointment or jelly. Usually carry out a combined treatment: the drug is used in the form of injections and topically. After improving the condition and the start of epithelialization is used only externally.
When bedsores are prescribed intramuscularly or intravenously, 1 to 2 ampoules per day and topically (jelly) until granulations appear, then ointment until the final epithelialization. In case of burns - 2 - 4 ampoules per day intramuscularly or out of skin and ointment or jelly. In case of radiation skin lesions, ointment or jellies are applied topically, 1 ampoule per day intramuscularly or intravenously; for the prevention of radiation lesions of the skin lubricate the skin with ointment solcoseryl; lubrication continued for 2 weeks after the end of irradiation. For severe trophic lesions (ulcers, gangrene), up to 4-5 ampoules per day are administered simultaneously with local therapy.
Intravenously administered in the form of conventional injections (1 - 2 ampoules) or drip (3 - 5 ampoules in 250 ml of 5% glucose solution or isotonic sodium chloride solution). The drug can also be administered intra-arterial drip (3-5 ampoules in 500 ml of 5% glucose solution or isotonic sodium chloride solution).
The duration of treatment depends on the nature of the process and its course. It usually lasts 4-8 weeks. With a tendency to repeat the process, it is recommended after complete epithelization to continue the use of the drug for 2 3 weeks (1 to 2 ampoules per week intramuscularly or intravenously).
Simultaneously with the use of solcoseryl can, if necessary, use antibiotics, vasodilators and other means.
There is evidence of the effectiveness of solcoseryl (pain relief, acceleration of ulcer healing) in the treatment of gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, acute pneumonia. Apply intramuscularly in 1 ampoule (2 ml) 1 - 2 times a day for 10 - 12 days.
In the complex treatment of chronic colitis, it has been proposed to use microclysters with solcoseryl. The contents of one tube (20 g in the form of jelly) are diluted in 30 ml of warm boiled water and, after cleansing enema, are administered daily for 10 days.
In the form of a special dosage form (20% gel) is used in the treatment of corneal diseases (trophic lesions of the epithelium, infectious dystrophy of the cornea, etc.). The drug is injected into the conjunctival sac.
The drug is usually well tolerated. When applied in the form of jelly, it is possible that the skin is burning, which does not require cessation of treatment.
Product: in 2 ml ampoules; jelly and ointment in tubes of 20 g; gel in tubes of 5 g (for eye practice).