Medicinal Products

AUREOMYCIN EVANS 3%

Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Dermatology
active ingredients: Chlortetracycline
laboratory: Ucb Pharma SA

Ointment
15 g tube
All forms

Indication

- Skin infections due to Staphylococcus and Streptococcus:
impetigo and impetigo dermatitis:
. in local treatment only in localized forms with small number of lesions,
. as adjunctive local treatment in combination with general antibiotic therapy adapted in the most extensive forms;
. disinfection of mucocutaneous microbial deposits, in healthy carriers of staphylococci, and after staphylococcal disease, including furunculosis.
- Official recommendations regarding the proper use of antibacterials should be taken into account.

Dosage AUREOMYCIN EVANS 3% Ointment Tube 15 g

2 to 3 applications per day.
The duration of treatment will not exceed 8 days because of the risk of selection of resistant germs.

Against indications

Hypersensitivity to one of the constituents: chlortetracycline, in particular to wool fat or lanolin.
- Breast infections, during breastfeeding, because of the risk of ingestion of the product by the newborn (see pregnancy and breastfeeding).

Aureomycin Evans side effects

- Possibility of allergic eczema of contact. Eczema lesions can spread remotely from treated areas.
- Risk of photosensitization.

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