Each 100 gm contains 200
Nitrofurazone is a
synthetic antibacterial related chemically to
nitrofurantion It acts as bactericidal against most Gram
– ve and Gram + ve organisms that cause surface
infections including many bacterial strains which have
developed resistance to antibiotics. Its activity
against pseudomonas aeruginosa and some strains of
proteus is limited, also it is not active against fungi.
foliculitis, furuncles,….. etc).
Bacterial infection of
wounds, burns, and ulcers
Occasionally occur in the
form of hypersensitivity reactions.
Contact dermatitis some
times occurs specially when treatment extends for more
than 5 days with daily application.
hypersensitivity to Nitrofurazone.
Administration and dosage:
Apply directly to lesion
or place on gauze to be applied daily or every few days.
It should be stored below
and protected from light.
Plastic tube contains 50
gm or aluminum tube contains 20 gm.