- BrandВетеринарные препараты
- Country of manufactureRussia
Kasepturin - Chlorhexidine, which is part of Kasepturin, has bactericidal action against Gram-negative and Gram-positive aerobic and anaerobic bacteria (including pathogens of tubercle and Escherichia coli, staphylococcus, treptococcus, salmonella).
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1. Dosage form: solution for external applications. Kasepturin contains chlorhexidine digluconate 0.5% as the active ingredient and ethyl alcohol - 70%, synthetic food dye - 0.1% and water - up to 100% as auxiliary ingredients.
1.2. Kasepturin is produced packaged in glass or plastic jars, vials, bottles sealed with screw-on caps completed with stoppers or gaskets with sealing elements, as well as in plastic vials with a manual spray head
1.3. Provided the storage conditions are observed, the shelf life of Kasepturin is 2 years from the date of manufacture.
1.4. The expired Kasepturin is disposed of with household waste.
2. PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES
2.1.Chlorhexidine, which is part of Kasepturin, has bactericidal action against Gram-negative and Gram-positive aerobic and anaerobic bacteria (including pathogens of tubercle and Escherichia coli, staphylococcus, streptococcus, salmonella), fungicide action against Candida yeasts, dermatophytes and trichophytes, virucidal action against lipophile viruses.
2.2. Chlorhexidine neutralizes amino groups of cell proteins, penetrated into bacterial cell membrane, stops at cytoplasm, and penetrates into the membrane function, thereby blocking the use of oxygen, which reduces the level of ATP cells, resulting in killing of cells.
2.3. Ethanol enhances the antiseptic effect of chlorhexidine.
3. USAGE PROCEDURE
3.1. Kasepturin is used as an antiseptic for:
- treatment of festering wounds, abscesses, infected burns, bacterial and fungal skin diseases;
- washing of surgical wounds;
- treatment of postoperative seams;
- preparation of surgical and injection fields;
- decontamination of tissues during castration, obstetrics;
- treatment of the umbilical stump in newborns;
- treatment of abrasions, scratches the surface of infected wounds and other minor traumatic injuries.
3.2. Increased individual sensitivity to chlorhexidine is a contraindication to the use of Kasepturin
3.3. During the antiseptic treatment of the surgical field, the skin is rubbed with a sterile gauze swab soaked heavily in Kasepturin two times consecutively. The waiting time after the treatment is 2 minutes. The injection field is rubbed (in one direction) with a sterile cotton swab dipped in this antiseptic. The waiting time after the treatment is 1 minute.