Oxoline - antiviral drug for external use.
Oxoline has antiviral activity against influenza virus through direct contact with virus-containing material. It prevents the development of the virus in cells.
The structure includes an active component oxoline dioksotetragidroksitetragidronaftalin to which sensitive adenovirus, herpes zoster, molluscum contagiosum, warts infection, Herpes simplex.
In the opinion of oxoline on the skin does not cause local irritant and toxic effects.
When applied topically absorbed about 5% of the formulation, when applied to the mucosa - about 20%. Not accumulates in the body and excreted by the kidneys during the day.
Form release oxoline
The drug is available in the form of an ointment:
- 0, 25% for application to mucous membranes, in a package of 10 g;
- 3% for topical use in the packaging of 30 g
According to the instructions oxoline prescribed for the treatment of:
- diseases of the skin and eyes viral nature;
- viral rhinitis (inflammation of the nasal mucosa);
- herpes zoster and bubbly;
- molluscum contagiosum virus;
- dermatitis herpetiformis Duhring (skin inflammation of unknown nature, which manifests itself as itchy rashes and weeping).
Also according to the instructions oxoline prescribed to prevent influenza.
Dosing and dosing regimen oxoline
For the treatment of warts, including genital warts, is used according to instructions oxoline 3% ointment, lubricating it struck the surface two or three times a day. Duration of treatment - from two weeks to two months. To enhance the effect after applying oxoline occlusive dressing is applied with waxed paper.
For the treatment of viral rhinitis applied ointment oxoline 0, 25%, lubricating mucous membrane of the nose, two or three times a day for three to four days.
For prevention of influenza apply 0, 25% ointment, twice or three times a day, lubricating mucosa during influenza epidemics or in contact with the flu. Duration of the course - 25 days.
For the treatment of viral diseases of the eye 0, 25% for ointment laying eyelid overnight.
According to the instructions oxoline only contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the drug.
In the opinion of oxoline can cause runny nose, burning of the nasal mucosa and skin, light blue color of the skin and mucous membranes, dermatitis.
Oxoline during pregnancy and breastfeeding
There is no scientific evidence about the dangers or benefits oxoline use during pregnancy and lactation, so its use in this period should be cautious.
Caution should be used oxoline children as there are no data about the dangers or benefits of its application.
According to the instructions oxoline can be used while driving, and the people who work with complex mechanisms, as it does not affect the rate of neuromuscular conduction.
Interaction oxoline with other drugs
The drug, in combination with intranasal adrenomimeticheskih overdrying may cause nasal mucosa.
Keep it in its original packaging no more than two years.