Nitrofural


Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use

Topical/Cutaneous
Wounds, burns, ulcers and skin infections, Preparation of surfaces before skin grafting
Adult: Apply as 0.2% topical preparation in a water-soluble or water-miscible basis to the affected area.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Cross-sensitation may occur with other nitrofuran derivatives.
Special Precautions
G6PD deficiency (oral). Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Oral: Severe peripheral neuropathy. Topical: Sensitisation, generalised allergic skin reactions.
Action
Nitrofural is a nitrofuran derivative bactericidal against a wide spectrum of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. It also has activity against trypanosomes.
Storage
Topical/Cutaneous: Store below 25°C.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
S02AA02 - nitrofural ; Belongs to the class of antiinfectives used in the treatment of ear infections.
S01AX04 - nitrofural ; Belongs to the class of other antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
D08AF01 - nitrofural ; Belongs to the class of nitrofuran derivative antiseptics. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
P01CC02 - nitrofural ; Belongs to the class of nitrofuran derivative agents. Used in the treatment of leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis.
B05CA03 - nitrofural ; Belongs to the class of antiinfectives used as irrigating solutions.
D09AA03 - nitrofural ; Belongs to the class of ointment dressings with antiinfectives.
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