Description of the medicine: Formaldehyde solution (Solutio Formaldehydi)
FORMALDEHYDE SOLUTION (Solutio Formaldehydi).
A solution containing 36, 5 - 37, 5% formaldehyde.
Synonyms: Formalin, Formalinum.
A clear, colorless liquid with a peculiar pungent odor, miscible with water and alcohol in all ratios.
It is used as a disinfectant and deodorizing agent for washing hands, washing the skin of the feet with excessive sweating (0.5 - 1% solution), for disinfecting instruments (0.5% solution), and for douching (1: 2000 - 1: 3000).
It is part of the lysoform (see).
Storage: in well-corked bottles, in a dark place at a temperature of at least + 9 C.
Rp .: Sol. Formaldehydi 50 ml
DS 1/2 teaspoon in 2 cups of water (for washing the skin of the legs)
Formidron (Formidronum). A liquid containing a solution of formaldehyde 10 parts, ethyl alcohol 95% 39, 5 parts, water 50 parts, cologne 0.5 parts.
Apply to wipe the skin with excessive sweating.
Release form: in bottles of 50 and 100 ml.
Formalin ointment (Unguentum Formalini). Composition: boric acid 5 g, salicylic acid 2 g, formalin 15 g, glycerol 14 g, polyethylene oxide 62.5 g, perfumes 1, 5 g.
White ointment with a slight smell of formalin and perfume.
Apply with excessive sweating. A small amount of ointment is rubbed once a day into the armpits, interdigital folds.
Ointment should not be applied to the face to avoid irritation.
In inflammatory skin conditions, ointment is contraindicated.
Release form: on 50 and 100 g in tubes.