1 g ointment contains - 250 IU bacitracin (Bacitracinum) in the form of zinc bacitracin and neomycin 5mg (Neomycinum) in the form of neomycin sulfate and other ingredients: lanolin and liquid paraffin.
The combined action of two antibiotics - bacitracin and neomycin ointment is the strength Altabactin and a wide range of its activities.Neomycin inhibited protein synthesis in the bacterial cell. Bacitracin is an antibiotic with bactericidal activity. Bacitracin mainly combat Gram-positive bacteria, and neomycin - Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Ointment Altabactin no effect on fungi and viruses.
Ointment Altabactin 250j.m. + 5 mg / g is used for the topical treatment of bacterial skin infections, including infected wounds and minor skin infections in the course of burns and frostbites. For use only in small areas of the skin.
It is not recommended concomitant use of ointments Altabactin and aminoglycoside antibiotics for systemic effect, it is associated with an increased risk of cumulative toxicity. Long-term use carries the risk of superinfection by resistant microorganisms, it is recommended the introduction of treatment with antifungal or antibacterial. In the case of an allergic reaction or secondary infection stop using the ointment.When applying ointment may cause phototoxic reaction during exposure to sunlight. Due to the presence of lanolin may be a local allergic reaction.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substances ointment: bacitracin, neomycin, and other aminoglycosides or other ingredients. Should not be used in children under the age of 12 years. Not suitable for use on large areas of the body, severe skin damage, do not use long as there is the risk of nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity action neomycin. Contraindications are severe cardiac or kidney problems. Do not use in patients with pre-existing damage to hearing. Do not apply the ointment to the external ear wire in the perforation of the eardrum. Do not apply to eyes, mucous membranes, wounds or stab deep, oozing lesions, severe burns or large areas of damaged skin.
The ointment may cause undesirable side effects, although this is very rare.
How to use:
For topical use. The ointment should be applied 2-3 times a day. The affected place a thin layer of grease ointment. In some cases, you can cover the application site dressing. The duration of treatment should not exceed 7 days.