The drug "Levomekol" (ointment): from what and how it is applied?
Pharmacy "Levomekol" (ointment) from whatis applied? You will find the answer to this question in this article. In addition, we will tell you about how this medication works and how it should be applied.
The drug "Levomekol" - ointment (from whichis used, we will consider further), intended only for external use. It is a combined antibacterial agent that significantly improves tissue regeneration.
"Levomekol" ointment is able to provideanti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effect against staphylococci, intestinal and pseudomonas aeruginosa, as well as other gram-negative and gram-positive microorganisms. Due to the fact that antibiotic and immunostimulating substance are combined in this preparation, it has a dehydrating effect and at the same time it easily penetrates into the tissues of the organism, stimulating regeneration processes. Judging by the reviews of patients, the drug "Levomekol" is able to maintain its antibacterial properties, even during purulent processes and in the presence of necrotic masses.
Existing Release Form
What is the drug "Levomekol"(ointment), which is used and other information about this medication, you can find out from the instruction that is enclosed in the cardboard package. It should be noted that such a product goes on sale in the form of a white and uniform cream for external use. One gram of said ointment contains 7.5 mg chloramphenicol and 40 mg methyluracil. One can not but say that such a preparation does not include any auxiliary components. It consists only of those substances that have a good therapeutic effect. An ointment is produced in aluminum tubes and glass dark cans of 1000, 40 and 100 g.
Levomekol (ointment): what is it used for?
Such a drug is indicated for the therapy of the following abnormalities:
- purulent wounds that occur in the purulent-necrotic phase of the wound process;
- suppurative-inflammatory skin diseases;
- second and third degree burns;
- trophic ulcers;
- Wounds infected with mixed microflora.
Instructions for use
Ointment from burns "Levomekol", reviews about whichare only positive, apply externally. To do this, a sterile gauze napkin, previously impregnated with the drug, should be applied to the affected area of the body. Similarly, other purulent wounds must be treated. If the patient has a particularly severe case, the Levomekol ointment is injected into the cavity using a drain tube and a syringe. However, for this, the preparation is recommended to be heated to the temperature of the patient's body. It should be noted that dressings with such ointment should be changed every day and kept until the cavity is cleaned completely of pus or healing of the injuries received. Among other things, the drug "Levomekol" is often used for the treatment of hard-to-recover or postoperative wounds in gynecology and traumatology. In these cases, the agent is applied in a small layer and covered with a gauze bandage.
Contraindications and side effects
Very often patients ask their doctors a questiontom, whether it is possible to use ointment "Levomekol" from acne. The opinions of specialists on this subject are very skeptical. According to them, this tool is recommended to be used only for purulent processes and for the treatment of burns. If you use an ointment to eliminate acne and acne, this can lead to an even greater distribution of these problems. As for side effects, the remedy Levomecol can cause only allergic reactions (minor redness, hives, itching).