main active ingredient of the drug - boric acid, combined with Vaseline, kills fungi, bacteria and parasites, penetrating wounds on the skin or mucosa.Boric ointment accumulates in tissues and after five to seven days is excreted in urine from the body.The main indications for use of the drug were dermatitis, eczema, pyoderma, diaper rash and other forms of skin diseases.Also, boric ointment is used for otitis, conjunctivitis, lice, and gynecological problems.
This drug can be used only on prescription, and only for outdoor use (not orally).
Period of application and the dosage of boric ointment the doctor prescribes, focusing on the type and stage of the disease.In the treatment of conjunctivitis agent is applied to the conjunctival sac in the treatment of otitis ointment lay
If there is extensive damage to the skin boric ointment should be applied very carefully.By the side effects of the drug include various dyspeptic symptoms such as nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, and skin rashes, headaches, dryness and peeling of the epithelium.In severe cases may experience a state of shock, reducing the daily flow of urine and confusion.
boric ointment should not be used for children under one year and pregnant women, as well as applied to the teats in lactation period.
When sucking the blood of a large amount of boric ointment or prolonged use may decrease blood pressure, marked arrhythmia, acute or chronic renal failure, fever, lethargy, and menstrual irregularities.In addition, there are inflammatory skin and mucous membranes in the form of erythema, eczema and stomatitis, and alopecia, and coma.Therefore, the use of boric ointment is strongly recommended not without consulting a doctor.