Olivomycin (Olivomycinum; list a) - anti-tumor agent, used for tumors of the testes, tonsillar cancer, chlamydia, reticulo-sarcomas, melanomas and cancerous ulcers. Appoint olivomycin intravenous (2 - to 10 mg 1 time per day - only 10-20 injection)and local (0,3-0.05% ointment).
The solution are ex tempore. Side effects: nausea, vomiting, fever, fungal damage mucous membranes, irritation surrounding tissues (in the application of ointments). Contraindicated for intravenous in severe diseases of the cardiovascular system, with a sharp depletion, as well as in the terminal stages of cancer. Released in sealed vials of 5 and 10 mg of sodium salt olivomitsina. Keep in dark place at a temperature of no higher than 6 degrees.
Cm. also Antitumor agents.