Argosulfan 40 g.


Argosulfan cream accelerates the healing of burns, protects against infections, removes pain and the sensation of the wound.


Argosulfan 40 g.

What is Argosulfan cream and what it is used for

Argosulfan cream accelerates the healing of burns, protects against infections, removes pain and the sensation of the wound.
Argosulfan cream contains silver sulfatiazole. It has an antibacterial effect with a broad spectrum of action on Gram (+) and Gram (-) bacteria. There is a slight vasoconstrictor effect in topical application.
The hydrophilic carrier contains a large amount of water and provides adequate moisture, helps to heal the wound and has a soothing effect.
Topically applied, Argosulfan cream does not cause darkening of the skin or underwear.
Argosulfan cream is used:

For the treatment of infections at all stages of skin burns (including radiation);
Treatment of decubitus ulcers;
Treatment of chronic ulcers of the lower leg.
2. What you need to know before using Argosulfan cream
Do not use Argosulfan cream:

If you are allergic to sulfathiazole and other sulphonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6);
If you have congenital glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency;
Do not use in premature neonates and infants less than two months of age.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Argosulfan cream.

It is possible to develop cross-allergy with sulphonylurea derivatives, benzothiazides, p-aminosalicylic acid. Argosulfan cream contains methyl- and propylparahydroxybenzoate, which can cause allergic reactions.
Apply with caution to patients in shock or difficult contact patients with severe burns.
During long-term administration, serum sulfonamide levels should be observed, particularly in patients with renal or hepatic impairment due to cumulative risk.
Other medicines and Argosulfan cream
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have recently used or plan to use other medicines, including those sold without a prescription.
The derivatives of folic acid or p-aminobenzoic acid (eg procaine) can weaken the antibacterial effect.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

No in-depth human studies have been conducted. Use during pregnancy is not recommended unless the therapeutic benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus.

Safety in pregnancy: Category: C.

It is not known whether Argosulfan cream passes into breast milk when given topically. It is not recommended to breastfeed during treatment with it.

Driving and using machines
Argosulfan cream does not impair psychomotor functions, has no effect on the ability to drive or use machines.

Argosulfan cream contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate and propyl parahydroxybenzoate, which can cause allergic reactions (may occur with a delay).

3. How to use Argosulfan cream
Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Argosulfan cream can be used with or without dressing.

In case of burns
After cleaning and surgical preparation of the wound, observing the sterility requirements, apply a layer 2-3 mm thick. The cream covers the damaged area throughout the treatment period until the skin is healed or transplanted.

In the case of bedsores and chronic ulceration ulcers
A thin layer of cream is applied to pathologically altered areas 2-3 times a day. When infected wounds are applied, exudate may occur. In this case, the wound must be flushed with 0.1% aqueous chlorhexidine solution or 3% aqueous boric acid solution before re-application of the cream.

Elderly patients
No dose change is required.

Use in children and adolescents
The medicine should not be used in premature babies, newborns and infants less than two months of age, as there is a risk of increased neonatal jaundice. No dosage adjustment is necessary for older children.

Patients with renal insufficiency
Due to the lack of clinical studies, use of the medicinal product in patients with renal insufficiency should be performed with particular care. Control of serum silver sulfatiazole levels in patients with severe renal insufficiency is required.

Patients with hepatic insufficiency
Due to the lack of clinical studies, the use of the medicinal product in patients with hepatic insufficiency should be performed with particular care.

If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them.

Usually Argosulfan cream is well tolerated. Symptoms of irritation are possible
How to Store Argosulfan Cream
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Store below 25 ° C. Do not freeze.
After first opening the tube can be stored for no more than 30 days.
Do not use Argosulfan cream after the expiry date which is stated on the pack. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not dispose of medicines in the sewer or in the household waste container.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines you no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment.

6. Package Contents and Additional Information
What Argosulfan cream contains
The active substance is silver sulfatiazole. 1 g of cream contains 20 mg of silver sulfathiazole.
The other ingredients are: liquid paraffin, cetostearyl alcohol, white soft paraffin, sodium lauryl sulphate, glycerol, propyl parahydroxybenzoate, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, potassium dihydrogenphosphate, disodium hydrogen phosphate, water for injections.

What Argosulfan cream looks like and contents of the pack
Argosulfan cream is a homogeneous, mass-like emulsion, white or white with a pink to pale gray hue.
The aluminum tube contains 40 g of cream. Each tube, together with a leaflet, is packed in a cardboard box.
Also available in a propylene container containing 400 g of cream.







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