Boric acid


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Children <2 yr.
Special Precautions
Should not be used for self-medication of jock itch for longer than 2 wk and athlete's foot or ringworm for longer than 4 wk Do not use in conjunction with ophthalmic solutions containing polyvinyl alcohol.
Adverse Reactions
Vomiting and diarrhoea; abdominal pain; erythematous rash; stimulation or depression of the CNS. Burning or sticky sensation, irritation, hypersensitivity reactions. May elevate LFTs.
Drug Interactions
May increase riboflavin excretion.
CIMS Class
Eye Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics / Topical Antifungals & Antiparasites
ATC Classification
S02AA03 - boric acid ; Belongs to the class of antiinfectives used in the treatment of ear infections.
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