Furacilin tablets 20 mg. №20


Manufacturer: Ukraine

Hypersensitivity to the drug and to other nitrofuran derivatives, allergic dermatoses.



Furacilin Composition
active substance: 1 tablet contains nitrofurazone (nitrofural), in terms of 100% substance – 20 mg;

excipients: sodium chloride, croscarmellose sodium, povidone, stearic acid.

Furacilin Dosage form
Dosage form. Tablets for solution preparation for external use.

Basic physical and chemical properties: tablets of yellow or greenish-yellow color with slightly uneven coloration of the surface, flat-cylindrical, with a beveled and scored shape.

Pharmacotherapeutic group
Antiseptic and disinfectant.

ATX code D08AF01.

Furacilin Pharmacodynamics
Nitrofural belongs to antibacterial agents. It is a strong antiseptic, active against staphylococci, streptococci, dysentery and Escherichia coli, salmonella, gas gangrene pathogens. Promotes granulation processes and wound healing. The mechanism of action of the drug is associated with its ability to restore the nitro group to the amino group, disrupt the function of DNA, and inhibit the cellular respiration of microorganisms.

Rinsing of the mouth and throat, purulent wounds, bedsores, ulcerative lesions, burns of II and III degrees, osteomyelitis, pleural empyema, chronic purulent otitis media, anaerobic infections.

Hypersensitivity to the drug and to other nitrofuran derivatives, allergic dermatoses.

Special security measures

The drug is intended for external use only!

Interaction with other medicinal products and other types of interactions
Has not been studied.

The ability to influence the reaction rate when driving or operating machinery
Has not been studied.

Use during pregnancy or lactation
There is no experience with the drug during pregnancy and lactation.

Method of administration and dosage
Furacilin® is applied externally, in the form of an aqueous solution of 0.02% (1: 5000). To prepare an aqueous solution, dissolve 1 tablet in 100 ml of isotonic sodium chloride solution or distilled water (use hot water for quick dissolution). After that, cool the solution to room temperature and store for a long time (sterilization for 30 minutes at 100 ° C).

Mouth and throat rinses: Dissolve 20 mg (1 tablet) in 100 ml of hot water.

Repeat rinsing as directed by your doctor. The course of treatment depends on the form and severity of the disease, the nature of concomitant therapy, the achieved treatment effect and is determined by the doctor individually, but should not exceed 10 days.

In case of purulent wounds, bedsores, ulcerative lesions, II and III degree burns, to prepare the granulating surface for skin grafting and for the secondary suture, irrigate the wound with an aqueous solution of furacilin and apply wet dressings.

After surgery for osteomyelitis, rinse the cavity with an aqueous solution of furacilin, and then apply a wet bandage.

In case of pleural empyema, suck off pus, rinse the pleural cavity using the conventional method. Then enter 20-100 ml of an aqueous solution of the drug into the pleural cavity.

In case of anaerobic infection, after standard surgical intervention, the wound should also be treated with furacilin.

In chronic purulent otitis media, 8-10 drops of an aqueous solution of Furacilin should be applied to a cotton swab or turunda and inserted into the external auditory canal 2 times a day. The solution should be pre-heated to body temperature.