Table of contents:
- pharmachologic effect
- Indications for the use of Collargol
- Instructions for the use of Collargol
- Side effects
- Additional Information
Video: Collargol - Instructions, Application, Contraindications
Instructions for use:
- 1. Pharmacological action
- 2. Indications for use
- 3. Contraindications
- 4. Instructions for use
- 5. Side effects
- 6. Additional information
Collargol is a silver-based drug with an antiseptic effect.
Anti-inflammatory, bactericidal and astringent (reduces mucus production) properties of Collargol are due to the action of the components included in this drug.
Pure collargol contains up to 70% silver and about 30% albumin, which is designed to combine silver particles with each other and to maintain them in suspension.
Indications for the use of Collargol
The instruction recommends using Collargol when:
- purulent wounds;
- conjunctivitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane of the eye) and blennorrhea (purulent conjunctivitis);
- protracted rhinitis, enlarged adenoids;
- erysipelas (an infectious disease caused by streptococci), lymphangitis (inflammation of the lymph nodes);
- chancre (a venereal disease characterized by ulcers on the genitals);
- urethritis (inflammation of the urethra), chronic cystitis (inflammation of the bladder).
Hypersensitivity to silver or albumin is a reason to stop using the drug.
Collargol for children is allowed from birth, but its appointment should be discussed with your doctor.
In the instructions for the drug there is no data on the use of Collargol by pregnant and lactating women, therefore, the doctor should make a decision on the advisability of prescribing this drug.
Instructions for the use of Collargol
For the purpose of medicinal use, the drug in its pure form is not suitable, therefore, in pharmacies it is diluted with water.
For washing purulent wounds, a solution of Collargol 0.2-1% is used, and the bladder is washed with a 1-2% solution.
For the treatment of eye diseases, Collargol drops are used 2-5%. With prolonged rhinitis, purulent rhinitis and adenoids in children, Collargol drops are prescribed in the nose. With erysipelas and lymphangitis, a solution of Collargol 2-3% is used. Rub in 15% ointment is recommended for soft chancre.
The instruction does not provide information on the side effects of the drug Collargol. However, there is information about the ability of silver to stay in the body for a long time, and one gram of this metal is able to provoke the development of argyrosis (change in eye color, gray skin tone).
Store Collargol in tightly closed orange glass bottles in a dark place, in which case the drug will be usable for 5 years.
Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!