Protargol - antiseptic agents used in otolaryngology, ophthalmology and urology.

Pharmacological action

 The structure includes protargola proteinate silver - protein compound containing silver ions.

Proteinate silver has anti-inflammatory, astringent and disinfecting effect. After applying means mucous, they formed a protective film, which promotes vasoconstriction, reduce inflammation of mucous and sensitivity.

Positive feedback on protargola largely due to the fact that it helps with diseases of bacterial origin, but unlike antibiotics does not cause goiter and other serious complications.

Product form

Protargol is a powder brown or brownish-yellow, odorless, used to prepare a solution of 1-5%. Powder is diluted with water.

Indications protargola

Protargol prescribed to treat inflamed adenoids, pharyngitis, otitis media, conjunctivitis, ophthalmia, rhinitis, to prevent the development of blepharitis in newborns.

There are good reviews about protargola from patients who used the drug for the treatment of gonorrhea.

Instructions protargola: how to use

For the treatment of ocular diseases using 2% solution protargola. Its instilled 2-4 times a day for 2 or 3 drops.

The concentration of the solution required for the successful treatment of various ENT diseases, the doctor picks up, as a pharmacological effect and the likelihood of side effects are directly dependent on the concentration of silver. Rhinitis, pharyngitis, otitis instill 6-10 drops per day. Multiplicity of application protargola - twice a day.

In most cases the effect of the agent is manifested after 2-3 days. Treatment of ENT diseases was continued for two weeks.  2% solution protargola

For the treatment of urinary tract infection do washing urinary canal and bladder 2% solution protargola.

side effects

Protargol can cause a burning sensation, irritation, dryness of mucous membranes, or numbness, itching of the skin, headache, drowsiness, eye redness.

There are reviews of protargola, indicating that the drug can cause allergic reactions: dermatitis, urticaria, angioedema, anaphylactic shock.

Contraindications protargola

Protargol instructions contraindicated for nursing mothers, during pregnancy, patients who developed an allergy to the drug.

The World Health Organization considers inadmissible purpose solution for children up to 5 liters. - Due to the fact that silver, which is part of protargola, is a heavy metal that can accumulate in the body and cause malfunction of the internal organs. At the same time pediatricians continue to prescribe a drug based on the fact that there is a long history of successful use in pediatrics protargola and numerous good reviews about its effectiveness. In addition, doctors continue to recommend the drug, claiming that the concentration in the aqueous solution of silver is not so great to substance accumulated in the body. For the prevention of side effects in children and adults should be followed dosing regimen and not to use the drug without the permission of the attending physician.