Streptocide (Streptocidum album; synonym Sulfanilamidum; list B) - sulfa drug is active against Streptococcus, meningococcus, gonococcus, pneumococcus, coliforms and some other bacteria. Applied for the treatment of epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, faces, sore throat, cystitis, pielita, colitis, and other infectious diseases, as well as for prophylaxis and treatment of wound infection. Assign inside of 0.5-1 g 5-6 times a day. Higher doses: single - 2 g daily - 7, Locally applied in the form of a fine powder (dry powder), ointment, 5% emulsion or suspension.
When receiving streptocide sometimes there are headaches, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, zianoz. Taking large doses can cause leukopenia, agranulocytosis, paresthesia, tachycardia, dermatitis, diarrhea. The drug is contraindicated in diseases of the blood system, principally, jade, graves ' disease. With long-term use of streptocide should periodically perform a blood test. Method of production: powder, tablets of 0.3 and 0.5 g
Streptocide white soluble (Streptocidum album solubiie; list B). Indications, contra-indications and possible complications are the same as for streptocide. Use of parenteral intramuscular and subcutaneous 1-1,5%, intravenous 2-5-10% aqueous solution. Enter up to 20-30 ml Can be ingested. The release form: powder.
Cm. also Sulfa drugs.