Pharmacological action


Xeroform - drug, astringent, antiseptic and dries the properties that are used for diseases of the skin and mucous membranes.

Powder xeroform is bismuth salt, has a yellow color and a faint scent of a kind. This drug is practically insoluble in water, ether, alcohol and chloroform.

Xeroform antiseptic effect due to the ability of the drug to provide a bactericidal effect on microorganisms by binding to proteins of the cell membrane, which leads to the death of the microbial cells.

Application xeroform to accelerate the healing and regeneration of damaged tissues. The drug has low toxicity, non-irritating to the mucous membranes and wounds.

Widespread use xeroform in medical practice due to the ability of the drug to dry wounds, constricts blood vessels, reduce the exudation (yield liquid part of blood in inflammation), weakening the inflammatory process, reduce the sensitivity of killing harmful bacteria.

Xeroform part of the candles from hemorrhoids "Anuzol" and ointments Vishnevsky.


Use xeroform guide recommends festering wounds, burns, ulcers, eczema, diaper rash, infected surgical wounds and weeping, and to repel mosquitoes.

An ointment containing 3% xeroform used in ophthalmic practice in lesions and acute diseases of the orbit.

Newborns xeroform powder can be assigned to speed healing umbilical wound, as the drug is effective in the treatment of diaper dermatitis.


Xeroform not assigned to patients who exhibit hypersensitivity to the active substances and other ingredients.

mode of application

 Xeroform powder

Xeroform a part of the powders, powders and ointments.

The drug is intended for outdoor use. Before you apply powder or powder xeroform affected surface thoroughly cleaned.

A preparation in the form of an ointment (90% petrolatum and 10% xeroform) must also be applied to clean the wound, allowed overlaying top dressing. Ointment xeromorphic 3% after washing his eyes lay on the inner surface of the lower eyelid.

side effect

For information on adverse effects of the drug xeroform guide contains.

Additional Information

Dry and dark place - storage conditions xeroform. Shelf life - 6 years.