ni-tro-FYOOR-uh-zone - Pronunciation guide
- Cooper's Best MFZ Equine Dressing
- NFZ Wound Dressing
- Nitrofurazone Ointment
- Nitrofurazone Soluble Dressing
Nitrofurazone is the active antibacterial ingredient in a water-soluble base of polyethylene glycols used in the prevention or treatment of surface bacterial infections of wounds, burns, and cutaneous ulcers.
Nitrofurazone is used to prevent or treat surface bacterial infections of wounds, burns, and cutaneous ulcers. It is also used to treat urinary tract infections and metritis.
Nitrofurazone is also combined with other medications, such as Neomycin sulfate, prednisolone, and chlorophyll for treatment of bacterial and mycotic infections, eczema, infected wounds and burns, post-operative dressing, irritation, edema, and greasy heel.
Dosage and Administration
Redness, swelling, or signs of irritation may occur, in which case, discontinue use and consult a veterinarian.
Nitrofurazone has been shown to produce mammary tumors in rats and ovarian tumors in mice. Some people may be hypersensitive to this product. Wear gloves or wash hands thoroughly after use.
Nitrofurazone is FDA-approved for use in horses. It is a prescription drug and U. S. federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the lawful written or oral order of a licensed veterinarian.
Nitrofurazone would be prohibited in any drug-free competition. Check with the proper regulatory group.
None noted in literature.
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