Zinc Oxide Ointment

Zinc Oxide Ointment Therapeutic action Skin protector Indications Dermatosis of kwashiorkor Nappy rash Eczema First-degree burns Protection of healthy skin when caustic products such as podophyllum resin or podophyllo – toxin are... Read more »

Tetracycline Eye Ointment

Tetracycline Eye Ointment Therapeutic action Antibacterial Indications Conjunctivitis Trachoma (by preference use oral azithromycin for this indication) Prevention of chlamydial and gonococcal neonatal conjunctivitis Presentation 1% ointment, tube Dosage and duration Wash... Read more »

Tetracycline Dermal Ointment

Tetracycline Dermal Ointment Therapeutic action Antibacterial Indications No indications. Regular washing with antiseptic is often enough to treat a skin infection. If this fails, use oral antibiotics rather than local antibiotics. Presentation... Read more »

Sodium Dichloroisocyanurate = Nadcc

Sodium Dichloroisocyanurate = Nadcc Therapeutic action Disinfectant (chlorine-releasing compound) Indications Disinfection of medical devices, instruments, linen, floors and surfaces Presentation 1.67 g NaDCC effervescent tablet, releasing 1 g available chlorine when dissolved... Read more »

Silver Sulfadiazine

Silver Sulfadiazine Therapeutic action Antibacterial (group of sulfonamides) Indications Prophylaxis and treatment of infections of burns (except superficial, first-degree burns) Treatment of infections of leg ulcers and bed sores Presentation 1% sterile... Read more »

Potassium Permanganate

Potassium Permanganate herapeutic action Weak antiseptic Indications Cleansing of wounds, ulcers, abscesses Treatment of oozing eczema Presentation 0.25 g, 0.40 g and 0.50 g tablets to be dissolved before use Crystals to... Read more »

Polyvidone Iodine = Povidone Iodine = Pvi

Polyvidone Iodine = Povidone Iodine = Pvi Therapeutic action Antiseptic and disinfectant Indications Antisepsis of intact or broken skin and mucous membranes l ocal treatment of bacterial, viral or fungal infections of... Read more »

Podophyllum Resin

Podophyllum Resin Therapeutic action Antiviral, antimitotic, cytolytic agent active against human papillomaviruses (HPVs) Indications Treatment of external genital warts, perianal warts and vaginal warts Presentation Podophyllum resin in alcohol or compound benzoin,... Read more »

Podophyllotoxin 0.5%

Podophyllotoxin 0.5% Therapeutic action Antiviral, antimitotic, cytolytic agent active against human papillomaviruses (HPVs) Indications Treatment of external genital warts, perianal warts and vaginal warts Presentation 0.5% solution or gel, with applicator tips... Read more »

Pilocarpine Eye Drops

Pilocarpine Eye Drops Therapeutic action Cholinergic anti-glaucoma agent, miotic Indications Chronic open-angle glaucoma Presentation 2% eye drops Also comes in 4% eye drops. Dosage Adult: 1 drop into the conjunctival sac 4... Read more »