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    Silver Colloid

    Information about Silver Colloid

    Silver colloid uses

    Silver Colloid is used to prevent infections.

    How silver colloid works

    The effectiveness of silver compounds as an antiseptic is based on the ability of the biologically active silver ion (Ag+) to irreversibly damage key enzyme systems in the cell membranes of pathogens. The antibacterial action of silver has long been known to be enhanced by the presence of an electric field. Applying an electric current across silver electrodes enhances antibiotic action at the anode, likely due to the release of silver into the bacterial culture. The antibacterial action of electrodes coated with silver nanostructures is greatly improved in the presence of an electric field.

    Common side effects of silver colloid

    Nervous system disorder, Argyria (skin turns blue or bluish-grey.), Liver disorder

    Available Medicine for Silver Colloid

    No medicine available

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)