This page contains information on Nitrofurazone Ointment for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
Nitrofurazone Ointment Indications
Warnings and cautions for Nitrofurazone Ointment
Direction and dosage information for Nitrofurazone Ointment
This treatment applies to the following species:
Antibacterial Preparation for Topical Application
For use only on dogs, cats and horses (not for food use).
Keep out of reach of children.
Nitrofurazone Ointment Caution
Federal law prohibits the use of this product in food-producing animals.
INDICATION: Nitrofurazone Ointment is a water-soluble antibacterial ointment for the prevention or treatment of surface bacterial infections of wounds, burns, and cutaneous ulcers. For use only on dogs, cats and horses (not for food use).
CONTAINS: 0.2% nitrofurazone in a water-soluble base.
In case of deep or puncture wounds or serious burns, use only as recommended by a veterinarian. If redness, irritation, or swelling persists or increases, discontinue use and consult a veterinarian.
Store at controlled room temperature between 20°C – 25°C (68°F – 77°F) and protect from light. Avoid excessive heat.
Directions For Use
Apply directly on the lesion with a spatula or first place on a piece of gauze. Application of a bandage is optional.
This preparation should be in contact with the lesion for at least 24 hours. The dressing may be changed several times daily or left on the lesion for a longer period.
HUMAN WARNINGS: Carcinogenesis: Nitrofurazone has been shown to produce mammary tumors in rats and ovarian tumors in mice.
Some people may be hypersensitive to this product. Either wear gloves when applying, or wash hands afterwards.