1g of ointment contains - 250 IU bacitracin (Bacitracinum) in the form of zinc bacitracin and neomycin 5mg (Neomycinum) in the form of neomycin sulfate. Excipient with known effect: lanolin.
The ointment Altabacin used a combination of two antibiotics - bacitracin and neomycin. Operation of neomycin is based on the reduction of protein synthesis in the bacterial cell. Bacitracin is an antibiotic with bactericidal activity.
Ointment Altabactin intended for use in the treatment of bacterial infections of small areas of the skin: small infected wounds or infections in the course of frostbite and burns.
It should not be used concurrently with ointment Altabactin aminoglycoside antibiotics for systemic effect, because there is a risk of cumulative toxicity. In the case of long-term use may result in superinfection with resistant germs, you must then enter the antibacterial or antifungal. In the event of an allergic reaction or a secondary infection should stop using the 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 bacitracin, neomycin, other aminoglycosides or other ingredients. Do not apply ointment Altabactin in children under the age of 12 years. Do not apply to large areas of the body in severe skin damage and the long term due to the risk of nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity action neomycin. Do not use in patients with severe renal or cardiac impairment, and 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.
When applying ointment may experience side effects, but they are relatively rare. Usage: Topical: apply 2-3 times a day. A thin layer of ointment rubbed the affected area of the skin. If necessary, cover with dressing. Use a maximum of 7 days. On the day should not be greater than 1 g dose of neomycin, which corresponds to 200 g of ointment Altabactin.