Description of the medicine: Solcoseryl (Solcoseryl)
SOLKOSERIL (Solcoseryl) *.
Cattle blood extract; the drug is free of protein.
It is used to improve metabolic processes and accelerate tissue regeneration with 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. Combination treatment is usually carried out: the drug is used as an injection and topically. After improvement and the beginning of epithelialization use only externally.
When decubitus ulcers are prescribed intramuscularly or intravenously, 1 to 2 ampoules per day and topically (jelly) until granulation appears, then ointment until final epithelization. In case of burns - 2-4 ampoules per day intramuscularly or intricately and topically ointment or jelly. When radiation skin lesions are applied topically ointment or jelly, 1 ampoule per day intramuscularly or intravenously; for the prevention of radiation injuries of the skin, lubricate the skin with ointment of solcoseryl; lubrication is continued for 2 weeks after the end of irradiation. In 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 to 2 ampoules) or drip (3 to 5 ampoules in 250 ml of 5% glucose solution or isotonic sodium chloride solution). The drug can also be administered drip intraarterially (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. Usually it lasts 4 to 8 weeks. If there is a tendency to repeat the process, it is recommended, after complete epithelization, to continue using the drug for 2 3 weeks (1 to 2 ampoules per week intramuscularly or intravenously).
Along with the use of solcoseryl, if necessary, antibiotics, vasodilators and other drugs can be used.
There is evidence of the effectiveness of solcoseryl (pain relief, accelerated healing of ulcers) in the treatment of gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, acute pneumonia. Apply intramuscularly in 1 ampoule (2 ml) 1 to 2 times a day for 10 to 12 days.
In the treatment of chronic colitis, it is 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 a cleansing enema, is administered daily for 10 days.
In the form of a special dosage form (20% gel) is used in the treatment of diseases of the cornea (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, skin burning is possible, which does not require cessation of treatment.
Release form: in ampoules of 2 ml; jelly and ointment in tubes of 20 g; gel in tubes of 5 g (for ophthalmic practice).