Description of the medicine: Oxytetracycline dihydrate (Oxytetracyclini dihydras)
OXYTETRACYCLINE DIHYDRATE (Oxytetracyclini dihydras).
Oxytetracycline is an antimicrobial substance produced by Streptomyces rimosus or other related organisms.
Synonyms: Oxytetracycline, Tarchocin, Terramycin, Oxymykoin, Oxyterracyna, Tarchocine, Tetran.
In structure and action, it is close to tetracycline and chlortetracycline.
Oxytetracycline dihydrate is a light yellow crystalline powder, bitter in taste. Very slightly and slowly soluble in water, easily in dilute alkalis and acids. It is dark when stored in the light.
The antibacterial spectrum is close to tetracycline. Quickly absorbed and relatively long stored in the body. Assign inside in the form of tablets.
Therapeutic and higher doses for adults and children are the same as for tetracycline.
Possible complications and contraindications when using oxytetracycline are the same as when using theatracycline.
Release form: tablets on 0,25 (250 000 PIECES).
Ointment "Oksizon" (Unguentum "Okhuzonum"). Contains oxytetracycline dihydrate 3% and hydrocortisone acetate 1%.
The ointment is light yellow or yellow with a grayish tint.
The ointment combines the antimicrobial effect of an antibiotic with the anti-inflammatory effect of hydrocortisone.
Used to treat infected eczema, infected wounds, pustular skin diseases, erosion, allergic dermatoses. Ointment lubricate the affected areas of the skin 1 to 3 times a day. A bandage is possible.
The ointment is usually well tolerated, however, in some cases, allergic skin reactions may occur.
With skin tuberculosis, mycosis, viral skin diseases, the ointment is contraindicated.
Release form: in tubes of 10 g.
Storage: List B. In a cool, dry place.