Neomycin is an external antibacterial drug.
Release form and composition
Available in the form of aerosol for external use, which is a homogeneous suspension of white color with a characteristic odor (16 or 32 g in aerosol cans with a valve and a spray device, in a carton pack of 1 can).
Active ingredient - neomycin (in the form of sulfate): in 1 g of aerosol - 11.72 g.
Auxiliary components: isopropyl myristate, lecithin, propellant (propane / butane / isobutane), sorbitan trioleate.
Indications for use
- Infected frostbite and burns I-II degree;
- Infectious and inflammatory skin diseases, pathogens of which are microorganisms sensitive to neomycin, including contagious impetigo and furunculosis.
- Violation of the integrity of the skin and / or weeping at the site of application;
- Trophic ulcers;
- Extensive lesion area;
- The simultaneous use of nefro-and ototoksichnyh drugs;
- Hypersensitivity to the drug.
Dosing and Administration
Neomycin is for external use only.
Aerosol should irrigate the affected areas of the body for 3 seconds, 1-3 times a day at regular intervals. The course of treatment is 7-10 days.
Shake the can vigorously several times before use.
During the application of the drug, the bottle should be kept upright at a distance of 15-20 cm from the skin surface.
Neomycin is generally well tolerated. In some cases, allergic reactions may develop in the form of edema, hyperemia, itching and rash. With prolonged use of the drug is likely to develop contact allergies.
During the application of the drug should be careful to prevent it from falling on the mucous membranes and eyes. If this happens, rinse thoroughly with clean cool water.
If irritation occurs at the site of application, the drug should be withdrawn.
Do not inhale spray mist.
Neomycin is not recommended to be applied on large areas of the body, especially damaged ones, as well as under the occlusive dressing, since there is a risk of drug absorption into the blood and the development of side effects characteristic of the systemic action of neomycin (nephritis and ototoxicity).
With prolonged treatment, the growth of resistant strains of fungi and bacteria is possible.
Neomycin does not adversely affect the speed of psychophysical reactions and ability to concentrate.
The contents of the container is under pressure. The bottle (including empty) can not be opened, heated and hit. Do not spray near open flame.
In the case of prolonged use of Neomycin simultaneously with nephro - or ototoxic drugs (including ethacrynic acid, gentamicin, colistin), the toxicity of neomycin may be enhanced.
In order to avoid possible interactions, other drugs can be used only after consultation with the doctor.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C, away from sources of open fire and working heating devices. Keep out of the reach of children.
Shelf life - 2 years.