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Can you please tell me the replacement or alternative for santyl 250unit/g ointment use for wound slough? Thanks

Can you please tell me the replacement or alternative for santyl 250unit/g ointment use for wound slough? Thanks

Several: Location?
Size?
Cause?
All affect recommendations.
Local cleaning with soap and water. Shower, dial or hibiclens.
Peroxide to clean.
Debriding and or wet to dry dressing. And cover.
Complex question, if a large wound see general, surgeon or specialist in area of body. ...Read more

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Will using santyl ointment and xeroform dressing together slow down the healing process on a venous stasis ulcer

Will using santyl ointment and xeroform dressing together slow down the healing process on a venous stasis ulcer

Wound care products: Your clinicians have chosen two of 4000+ products to treat your wound. Collagenase is in an ointment base and is an enzyme deb riding agent that is being used in your wound. The xeroform dressing is adherent and helps promote moist healing.

Discuss these products with your clinician to learn more on why they were chosen. ...Read more

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Culture of absess/ulcer Results: staph aureus, moderate growth, d-test negative. What does this mean? Is santyl w/o antibiotics effective treatment?

Culture of absess/ulcer Results: staph aureus, moderate growth, d-test negative. What does this mean? Is santyl w/o antibiotics effective treatment?

Test: resistance to: clindamycin, an antibiotic (i.e. against+life+thing). Study: https://www. Google. Com/#q=what+is+d+test for an overview. Since some SA are MRSA, d-test goal=to see if the SA exhibit MRSA (SA resistant to multiple antibiotics; including clindamycin) characteristics. Bigger issues: Why the Ulcer? Tissue will not heal without enough blood supply & immune system. Santyl+/-antibiotics only tertiary help. ...Read more

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What is epaderm ointment use for!?

Eczema: Epaderm is an ointment made by a british company for the relief of symptoms associated with eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It is essentially a wax/moisturizer. ...Read more

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What is the use of ichthammol ointment?

What is the use of ichthammol ointment?

ICHTHAMMOL OINTMENT: Ichthammol ointment has been used in humans to treat eczema & to kill bacteria. It is used to treat dry hooves in horses. ...Read more

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Can I use dovobet and emulsifying ointment BP at the same time?

Can I use dovobet and emulsifying ointment BP at the same time?

Skin treatment: Yes dovobet may be used for your psorasis and the emulsifying ointment will provide moisture for your skin. ...Read more

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How to use lanolin corona ointments for babies?

How to use lanolin corona ointments for babies?

Lanolin corona: The preparation is usually used for animal's hooves. It can also be used for a baby's diaper rash. However, be aware that lanolin can be highly allergic. ...Read more

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Can I use ichthammol ointment on pustules that haven't came to surface yet. I have clear skin, but here and their a pustle may appear?

Can I use ichthammol ointment on pustules that haven't came to surface yet. I have clear skin, but here and their a pustle may appear?

ICHTHAMMOL: DOCTORS ARE TRYING TO WEAN PEOPLE OFF ICHTHAMMOL. TOO MANY SIDE EFFECTS.
FOR THE PUSTULES THAT DEVELOP, I WOULD RECOMMEND THAT YOU SEE A DERMATOLOGIST TO FIND OUT WHY YOU ARE GETTING THEM.
GOOD LUCK. ...Read more

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What's use of ultravate ointment 0.005%?

What's use of ultravate ointment 0.005%?

Ultravate: If you have eczema, psoriasis, or certain other inflammatory skin conditions, a healthcare provider may prescribe ultravate® (halobetasol propionate) ointment or cream. This medicine is approved for use in adults and children as young as 12 years old, and is applied in a thin layer on the affected areas of the skin once or twice daily but not on the face or groin. ...Read more

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Who should not use bacitracin ointment?

Who should not use bacitracin ointment?

Bacitracin ointment: "This product should not be used in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to Bacitracin." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/bacitracin. Html ...Read more

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What type of uses w/ neosporin ointment?

What type of uses w/ neosporin ointment?

Antibiotic ointment: Used for minor skin injury like a scrape after a fall or a shallow cut. Helps disinfect the area and decreases healing time. ...Read more

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What ointment Can l use for hemroids I am in sa?

What ointment Can l use for hemroids I am in sa?

1% hydrocortisone: Cream may be used (but not long-term). ...Read more

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What cream or ointment to use for caterpillar bite?

What cream or ointment to use for caterpillar bite?

Caterpillar Sting: Repeatedly apply fresh duct tape to skin & pull off (to remove spines & toxins). Remove contaminated clothing. Clean skin w soap & water. Apply salve made w 2 parts baking soda & 1 part water. Or could apply 1% Hydrocortisone cream. Get medical care if effected area is not healing or you develop signs of infection. ...Read more

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Can you treat conjunctivitis with use of an ointment?

Can you treat conjunctivitis with use of an ointment?

Yes: Yes, if it is a bacterial infection. Erythromycin ointment (ilotycin) is most commonly prescribed -- gentamicin will work too. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could use baby diaper ointment on my rashy skin?

Can you tell me if I could use baby diaper ointment on my rashy skin?

Depends on rash: Many diaper rash ointments contain zinc oxide, which is an effective treatment for many irritative rashes that occur. It is harmless unless you think there is an infection along with the rash. Keep in mind if it's not improving in a week to seek further evaluation/treatment. ...Read more

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Can this nystacid ointment be use for any baby diaper rush, heat rush or any rush for that matter,?

Can this nystacid ointment be use for any baby diaper rush, heat rush or any rush for that matter,?

Nystacid ointment: This contains nystatin, which is specifically used to treat a yeast infection. If yeast is a component of the rash it may help. A contact rash in the diaper area is best treated with a barrier cream, such as zinc oxide. All the best. ...Read more

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Can you recommend an anti inflamatory drug or ointment that is safe to use if you are taking warfarin?

Can you recommend an anti inflamatory drug or ointment that is safe to use if you are taking warfarin?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Narcotics can be used for severe situation.
The non steroidal s have more interactions
patches- fentanyl may be useful.
Talk to your doc or pharmacist to review entire list of meds/ prescribed or over the counters! ...Read more

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Can you use mupirocin ointments on piercings?

Can you use mupirocin ointments on piercings?

If Infected: If there are clinical signs of a superficial skin infection after a piercing, topical Mupirocin may be used. If the infection is deep, systemic antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more

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Is there any ointments I can use for genetal herpes?

Is there any ointments I can use for genetal herpes?

Yes and no: Ointment to treat or ointment to make it feel better. Zovirax (acyclovir) is a topical antiviral that can shorten length of the outbreak. It may work best w/ 1st episode. Care must be taken not to rub & spread. A local anesthetic gel may ease pain associated with urination. ...Read more

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Can I use antibiotic ointment on baby?

Can I use antibiotic ointment on baby?

Depends: If there is any infection yes, but for all other reasons not really helpful. ...Read more

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What is a good zinc oxide ointment to use?

What is a good zinc oxide ointment to use?

The cheapest one: 10% zinc oxide purchased at your 99 cents or dollar tree store. ...Read more

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Is a & d ointment ok to use for the vagina?

Is a & d ointment ok to use for the vagina?

No: I do not recommend this product for inside the vagina. ...Read more