• Therapeutic Category
  • Pharmaceutical Form : Eye Drops
  • Composition : Sulphacetamide Sodium 100 mg/ 1 ml
  • Active Substance : Sulphacetamide Sodium

Properties :
Sulfonamides exerts a bacteriostatic effect against a wide range of gram positive and gram negative organism includin pyogeniccocci,gonococci, escherichia coli and koch’s bacillus, by restricting through competition with bara-aminobenzoic acid, the synthesis of Folic acid which bacteria require for growth

Indications :
Sulphacetamide Medico is indicated for the treatment of conjunctivitis, corneal ulcer and other superficial ocular infections due to suscep-tible microorganisms, and as adjunctive treatment in systemic sulfonamide therapy of trachoma

Contra-Indications :
Hypersensitivity to sulfonamides .

Adverse reactions :
* Rarely may causes stevens-Johnson syndrome and systemic lupus
*Sulphacetamide Medico drops may causes transient local irritation, stinging and burning .

Warning :
A significant percentage of staphylococcal isolates are completely resistant to sulfa drugs .

Precautions :
* Sulfonamid preparations are incompatible with silver prepa- ration .
* Nonsusceptible organisms, including fungi may proliferate with the use of this preparation .
* If signs of sensitivity or other untowerd reactions occur discontinue use of the preparation .
* Sulphacetamide Medico are inactivated by the amino-benzoic acid present inpurulent exudaties .

Dosage & Administration :
1 -2 drops into conjunctival sac every 2 – 3 hours during the day .

Note : once opened the drops must not be used for longer than one month .

Storage Condition :
Store at temperature below 25°C , protect from light .

Packaging :
Bottle of 10 ml.