Vokadin is antiseptic.
Pharmacological action Vokadina
The concentration of active iodine in the formulation is 0, 1-1%. Vokadin, opinions of experts confirm this, having antiprotozoal, disinfectant, antifungal and antiseptic. In addition, the drug may block various amino cellular proteins. Active Vokadin and against bacteria (eg, Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli), viruses and fungi. The active ingredient, which is a polyvinylpyrrolidone iodine, iodophors relates to binding iodine. During contact with the mucous membranes and the skin and evenly iodine is gradually released, and hence provides effective bactericidal activity against various microorganisms.
At the spot where used Vokadin remains colored, very thin layer, continuing until the final release of the total amount of iodine.
The drug has several dosage forms, among which are:
- vaginal suppositories;
- concentrate used to make a solution;
- foamable solution intended for topical application;
- topical solution;
- spray for external and local application;
Ointment Vokadin produced in special aluminum tubes, in which there is 15 g of product. Each tube is enclosed in a cardboard box.
According to the instructions, Vokadin has the indications for use:
- surface-infected dermatoses;
- incised wounds, abrasions, skin ulceration;
- Prevention of infection faces wounds;
- fungal genitals;
- treatment of the skin before and after surgery, puncture biopsy, injection, collection of blood;
- pre- and post-operative treatment of the hands of medical staff, surgeons;
- processing of medical instruments.
Instruction Vokadinu states that the drug has the contraindications:
- hypersensitivity to any component;
- dermatitis herpetiformis Duhring;
- pregnancy (especially II and III trimester);
- Simultaneous with Vokadinom radioactive iodine therapy;
- thyroid adenoma.
Categorically denied taking the drug to babies, especially if they were born premature.
Instructions Vokadina: methods of use
Mortars and ointment Vokadina used externally. These dosage forms are intended for topical use. To disinfect the skin will suffice application of 1% solution - it is applied to the surface of the spray method or as a greasing wet pad. Exposure for lubrication or holding local baths should be not less than 2 minutes.
Use a solution for handling the hands of surgical personnel. For this purpose, 5 ml of solution, rubbing his hands for 5 minutes hands up to the elbow. To form a foam, add a little water, then rinse thoroughly. The same procedure was repeated twice.
10% solution can be treated infected mucous membranes and skin. The procedure takes about 1-2 minutes, after which the solution should be a good rinse.
External used 10% and 7, 5% solution Vokadina. They moistened pad, which handles the damaged area. Diluted (in a glass of water you need to take 5 ml) or undiluted, but 1% solution Vokadina, reviews confirm this, is effective in gargling and / or mouth.
For the treatment of wounds and burns Vokadin ointment should be applied to the affected area of the skin, a layer of ointment should be very thin. We perform similar procedure is recommended several times a day until complete recovery.
Candles Vokadin applied vaginally deeply. For the treatment of chronic or subacute vaginitis need to use 1 suppository for 14 days before going to bed. This procedure is carried out irrespective of the phase of the menstrual cycle. Twice a day, 1 suppository Vokadina, but within 7 days, you need to use in acute vaginitis.
Reviews Vokadine confirm these possible side effects like redness at the application site and itching. Furthermore, it is noted that treatment may cause allergic reactions.
Conditions and terms of Vokadina
The drug should be stored in a dry place inaccessible to children and distant from sunlight, temperature which is 15-25