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Instructions for use
Doctors of different countries of the world ointment Levomekol is often used as a treatment for purulent wounds . This substance in a short period of time can remove the inflammatory process in the tissues and disinfect the wound. Levomekol completely destroys pathogenic microflora, removes tissue swelling.
With the help of this tool are treated:
- second and third degree burns,
- trophic ulcers
- various purulent lesions of the skin.
In the departments of purulent surgery, Levomekol ointment is the right hand of the doctor. With its help, seams, wounds, cuts are processed.
Ointment Levomekol applied only outwardly. The substance is applied to the wound with a thin layer. Next, this area of skin should be covered with a small piece of sterile gauze. It is necessary to roll it in several layers. Treat the wound in this way should be 2-3 times a day. As soon as the pus is completely out, treatment can be stopped.
On average, treatment with this ointment lasts from 5 to 10 days. In the case when the purulent wound is large and goes deep into the body, Levomekol is applied on a napkin rolled out of gauze and injected into the cavity of the wound. It is worth noting that for the internal treatment of a deep wound, the ointment should be heated to 35 degrees. Only then soak it with a napkin.
Impregnated wipes are injected into the wound cavity until the pus disappears completely. Napkins should not completely fill the wound, they should be in a loose state. If the wound is very narrow, then you should not try to inject the ointment with napkins. To do this, you must use a catheter, through which to enter the ointment into the wound.
Ointment Levomekol has become indispensable in the treatment of pressure sores in lying patients. It can also be used to treat purulent acne, stab wounds, cuts of any depth, eczema and corns.
When using Levomekol, it is worthwhile to refuse to use other similar ointments and medicines. Make sure that the tool does not fall into the eyes or the esophagus. In case of contact, flush eyes with plenty of running water. If the ointment gets into the stomach, then it should be immediately washed with water, with the addition of a few tablets of activated charcoal.
Pregnancy and lactation
It is used in the treatment of pregnant women and during lactation, as it is applied topically. This drug is not absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream and does not adversely affect the mother's body.
In the waiting period or feeding a child, a woman can apply an ointment in the treatment of:
- otitis and sinusitis;
- acne and blackheads;
- to treat abrasions, burns (minor), skin inflammation.
But do not self-medicate and need to consult a doctor.
It is worth noting that this ointment is prescribed for the treatment of even infants, since its constituents do not cause allergic reactions and do not lead to harmful effects. With the help of Levomekol, the umbilical cord is treated in newborns, insect bites, cuts, ulcers and small wounds on the baby’s skin. If the vaccination site has festered, then in this case it is also worth using this ointment.
Overdose was not observed.
This medication has a very small range of side effects, since it is not very active. In rare cases, patients had a slight allergic reaction in the form of a slight itching, redness or rash in the area of application of the ointment. Sometimes a hives appear on the skin.
Composition and pharmacokinetics
If you need a small amount of ointment, then you can buy in the pharmacy an aluminum tube with 40 grams of Levomekol. In the event that treatment of large affected skin areas is required, it will be more profitable to purchase dark glass jars in which the ointment is packaged in 100 and 1000 grams.
The composition of the drug itself includes only 2 main components - methyluracil and chloramphenicol. The first substance heals wounds, and the second disinfects them. Rapid cleansing of wounds from accumulated pus is very important, as it prevents terrible consequences in the form of blood infection, which can lead to amputation of extremities or death.
40 grams of methyluracil and 7.5 mg of chloramphenicol are in each gram of the finished ointment. Polyethylene oxide and polyethylene oxide are used as auxiliary substances. If the ointment is prepared with high quality, it will be white with a shade of yellow.
Levomekol has shown itself well in the treatment of acne. The method of applying the ointment depends on the size and distribution of acne over the skin. If the cheeks have a large number of small pimples, then Levomekol can be distributed in a thin layer over the entire affected surface of the face.
If there are single large inflamed acne, then the ointment is applied in the same layer directly onto the pimple for 2 to 3 hours, covered with a small piece of cotton wool. Within two weeks, the rash comes off the face, leaving the skin soft and smooth. A single acne resolves in 2-3 days. With this ointment, acne can be treated all over the body.
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