Description of the medicine: Sponge gelatin (Spongia gelatinosa)
Sponge gelatin (Spongia gelatinosa).
Previously, medical gelatin obtained by partial hydrolysis of collagen contained in the cartilage and bones of animals was used intravenously and subcutaneously in the form of a 5% or 10% solution as a means of increasing blood coagulation. Recently, this drug has been excluded from the range of medicines, but ready-made medicines are available on the basis of edible gelatin: gelatin sponge, antiseptic sponge with kanamycin, zhelplastan, gelatin (see. Plasma substituting solutions).
A gelatin sponge is obtained from specially treated edible gelatin; It contains an antiseptic (furatsilin).
Dry porous mass of white color.
Indications for use are the same as for a hemostatic sponge (see). The gelatin sponge left in the body tissues is completely absorbed.
Release form: in packing on 0,6 g.
Storage: in a dry place at a temperature not exceeding + 25'C.