Oxolin ointment

Instruction

Composition of the medicinal product:

Active ingredient: 1 g of ointment contains oxolin 2.5 mg;

Auxiliary substances: petroleum jelly, petrolatum.

Dosage: ointment (0.25%).

Pharmacological properties: Oxolinum has antiviral action against DNA and RNA viruses: adenovirus, influenza virus, herpes simplex and Heprels zoster. The mechanism of antiviral activity of the drug consists in chemical interaction with guanine residues of nucleic acids of viruses. Nucleic acid, after interaction of the guanine residue of which with oxolin, becomes functionally inactive.

When applying the ointment on the skin and mucous membranes, the drug is quickly absorbed, partially penetrates into the blood and parenchymal organs (liver, kidneys, spleen). Oxolin is relatively quickly excreted from the body with urine and does not accumulate in the organs.

Usage: Viral rhinitis, prevention of influenza.