Tyrothricin


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : Mouth/Throat Local treatment of oropharyngeal infection As loz: 4-10 mg/day. Skin infections As 1/1,000 soln: Apply as directed.
Dosage Details
Mouth/Throat
Local treatment of oropharyngeal infection
Adult: As lozenges: 4-10 mg/day.

Topical/Cutaneous
Skin infections
Adult: Apply a solution of 1/1000 on the skin lesions.
Special Precautions
Do not instil into the nasal cavities or into closed body cavities.
Adverse Reactions
Liver and kidney damage; prolonged loss of smell (after nasal spray or instillation).
Potentially Fatal: Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Action
Description: Tyrothricin is active in vitro against gram-positive bacteria. It is used alone or in conjunction with other antibacterials in the treatment of local infections mainly of the skin and mouth. It is too toxic to be used in systemic admin.
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