1. GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 Ichthyol Ointment (Black Ointment, Ihtiol ointment).
1.2 The ointment by its appearance is a dense homogeneous mass of dark brown color with ichthyol smell.
1.3 The drug is available by 10% and 20% ichthyol concentration based on Vaseline. The ointment is pre-packed in 100-1000 g polymer containers.
1.4 The drug should be stored in a dry, cool and dark place at the temperature range from +2°C to +30°C. Shelf-life is 3 years under specified storage conditions.
2. PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES
2.1 Ichthyol as an ingredient in the ointment has an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect. When applied to wounds it narrows vessels and reduces exudation and secretion as well as accelerates regeneration of the damaged tissue.
3. DRUG USAGE PROCEDURE
3.1 The ointment is used topically against skin diseases (burns, wounds, eczema, dermatitis, furunculosis, and pyoderma), hooves, claws as well as arthritis, neuralgia, tendonitis, tendovaginitis, bursitis, mastitis.
3.2 The ointment is applied by smooth thin layer on the damaged surface. The drug is used 1-2 times a day every day or every 1-2 days until recovery.
3.3 The ointment causes no complications and has no side effects. There are no contraindications to its use.
3.4 Slaughter of animals for meat and use of milk for human consumption during ointment applying is not restricted.
4. CLAIMS PROCEDURE
4.1 In case of inconsistency of the drug with requirements of this Instruction, its use should be discontinued and reported to the Uzbek State Scientific and Veterinary Drugs Control Laboratory at: 700178, Tashkent, No.1a, A.Yunusov Street. Tel. / Fax: 228-76-14, 229-30 - 47. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Simultaneously unpacked drug package should be sent to the laboratory address with the drug in quantity previously agreed with laboratory including detailed description of the nature of complaints regarding its inconsistency with this Instruction.