FRAMYCETIN GAUZE DRESSING (FRAMYCETIN SUPLHATE)
It is a sterile, lightweight, lano-paraffin gauze dressing impregnated with Framycetin Sulphate B.P 1% (Soframycin). Framycetin sulfate belongs to a group of medicines known as antibiotics.
WHAT IS FRAMYCETIN GAUZEDRESSING?
Framycetin gauze dressing is a sterile, lightweight, lano-paraffin gauze dressing impregnated with Framycetin Sulphate B.P 1% (Soframycin). Framycetin sulfate belongs to a group of medicines known as antibiotics. This medication is a gauze dressing impregnated with the antibiotic framycetin sulfate. It is used to treat infected or potentially infected burns, wounds, ulcer dressing and skin grafts.
USES: Framycetin gauze dressing, framycetin tulle dressing has a wide range of antibacterial activity as is an ideal dressing for an immediate use in variety of infected lesions.
THERMAL: Burns, scals. Traumatic: Lacerations, abrasions, bites, puncture wounds, crush injuries.
HOW DOES SUFRE-TULLE WORK? WHAT WILL IT DO FORME?
This medication is a gauze dressing impregnated with the antibiotic framycetin sulfate. Framycetin sulfate belongs to a group of medications known as antibiotics. It is used to treat infected or potentially infected burns, wounds, ulcers, and skin grafts.Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. As well, some forms of this medication may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here.
If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are being given this medication, speak to your doctor. Do not stop using this medication without consulting your doctor. Do not give this medication to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to use this medication if their doctor has not prescribed it.
HOW SHOULD I USE SUFRE-TULLE?
A single framycetin dressing is applied directly to the wound and covered with an appropriate dressing. If the wound is weeping, the dressing should be changed at least once daily. Cut the dressing to the size of the ulcer to decrease the risk of irritation and to avoid contact with healthy skin. Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are using the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is important to use this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice. Finish all of this medication, even if you feel better. This will reduce the chance of infection developing or returning.
Protect the gauze from heat and store in a cool place. Keep this medication out of reach of children. Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.
WHAT FORM(S) DOES SUFRE-TULLE COME IN?
The lightweight lanolin gauze dressing contains 1% framycetin sulfate. It is available as a 10 cm x 10 cm dressing.