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Sulfacil sodium

The drug "Sulfacil sodium bufus" is available inthe form of eye drops. The concentration of the active substance in it is 20%. The medicine is produced in a tube of droppers of various sizes and in the form of ointments for external use. The international nomenclature name of the active drug is sulfacetamide. The registration number of the drug "Sulfacil sodium" for the Russian Federation is LS-001909. It was registered on August 15, 2008. The manufacturer of the drug "Sulfacil Sodium" is a manufacturing pharmaceutical company of the closed joint-stock company "Russia".

This medication is supplied in the form of eyedrops of 20% in the tube-droppers one milliliter and one and a half milliliters, and also in polymer tubes-droppers also one and one and a half milliliters, packed in cardboard boxes with capacity from one to one hundred syringes.

The drug "Sulfacil sodium" has the chemical name N - [(aminophenyl) sulfonyl] acetamide sodium salt.

pharmachologic effect

This sulfonamide antimicrobial agent withbacteriostatic effect. The action of the drug "Sulfacil sodium" is due to the inhibition of dihydropteroate synthetase, a competitive antagonism to PABA and the introduction of disorders in the synthesis of tetrahydrofolic acid.

The drug shows activity against Escherichia, shigella, cholera vibrio, clostridia, bacillus, corynebacterium, yersini, chlamydia, actinomycetes and toxoplasm.

The medication "Sulfacil sodium sodium albucide" is mainly local, but through a damaged conjunctiva, a certain amount of the drug can be absorbed into the systemic bloodstream.

Indications for use

Use this drug whenvarious infectious and inflammatory eye diseases such as blepharitis, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcer, purulent infection of the eye, gonorrhea. The drug is also used to prevent neonatal blennery.

Contraindication for the use of this drug is hypersensitivity to some of its components.

The drug is used to treat adults this way: it is instilled in two to three drops of a tube of a dropper every four to five hours into conjunctival sacs of the affected eyes.

Newborns for the prevention of blenergy - two drops immediately after birth, two hours later - two more.

Ointment for the eyelid is laid from three to four times a day.

Side effect is local irritation, which is manifested by itching, swelling and reddening of the eyelids. In case of appearance of such symptoms, the dose of the drug should be reduced to safe.

Special Recommendations

1) In case the patient uses softcontact lenses, they must be removed before using the medication, and you can not put it on again for more than fifteen to twenty minutes after instillation.

2) It is forbidden to use this drug at one time with topical medicaments containing silver salts.

3) Patients with anamnesis who have the factsmanifestations of hypersensitivity to sulfanylourea derivatives, such as, for example, glibenclamide, diuretics of the thiazide series, for example, hydrochlorothiazide or furosemide, can give the same reactions to the drug "Sulfacil sodium".

Before starting the instillation of eye drops,It is necessary to hold the bottle-dropper in the palm for the purpose of heating it to body temperature. After the vial is opened, the medicine can be used for four weeks, after which the bottle with it will need to be replaced with a new one. After use, the vial with the drug must be tightly screwed and stored in a place protected from direct sunlight at a temperature of 8-15 degrees Celsius.

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