Streptocide issued in the form of a white powder, sparingly soluble in cold water and alcohol, but completely soluble in boiling water and caustic alkalis.Furthermore, the drug is available in tablets, an ointment and a liniment.
Streptocide has antimicrobial activity against streptococci, gonococci, meningococci, E. coli and other bacteria.If you were eligible in the body the medicine rather quickly absorbed almost completely excreted by the kidneys after 6-8 hours.
Streptocide used in the treatment of angina, pneumonia, erysipelas, enterocolitis, cystitis and other inflammatory and infectious diseases.It is administered orally in a dosage of 0.5-1 g every 4-5 hours, i.e.5-6 times per day.For children 1-2 y
ears streptotsida single dose should not exceed 0.05-0.1 g 2-5 years - 0.2-0.3 g, 6-12 years - 0.3-0.5 gIf the patient is observed after administration of the drug vomiting and nausea streptocid administered intramuscularly, subcutaneously or intravenously as a solution.
With infections of the skin, mucous membranes, ulcers, and burns the drug is used as an ointment or liniment. Streptocide oic ointment (10%) has a white or yellowish color, is used in the treatment of wounds, skin cracks and lesions due to burns, ulcers.Liniment (5%) is used for controlling purulent wounds, infected burns, other inflammatory processes.When infected skin streptocid applied directly to the affected area, or spread on gauze and applied to the site of inflammation.
With deep wounds, burns or ulcers streptocid introduced into the wound cavity in the form of crushed powder, carefully sterilized (5-15 g).Inside appoint anti-inflammatory or anti-microbial agents.
Contraindications for use streptotsida are diseases of the hematopoietic system, kidney and urinary tract, Graves' disease.In addition, it is not prescribed to pregnant and lactating women and persons sensitive to sulfonamides.
As for side effects after receiving streptotsida may be headache, dizziness, vomiting, nausea.Use of the drug in large quantities can lead to a deterioration of the blood-forming, nervous and cardiovascular systems.Often there are skin reaction (dermatitis) and reaction from the gastrointestinal (diarrhea).