Nitrofurazone is used to treat bacterial skin infections and also as an adjuvant therapy for second and third degree burns.
How it works
Nitrofurazone, also known as nitrofural, belongs to a class of drugs called nitrofuran antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of infection causing bacteria.
Common side effects
Rash, Itching, Swelling
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- Nitrofurazone is for topical use only. Do not apply on mucous membranes such as eyes, nose, mouth and genitals.
- Consult your doctor if your symptom does not improve or it becomes worse.
- Stop applying nitrofurazone and seek medical attention if you develop any severe allergic reactions.
- Inform your doctor if you have Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency or kidney impairment.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.