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YAM OINTMENT

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1. GENERAL INFORMATION        
1.1 YAM Ointment is a drug containing zinc oxide, salicylic acid, tar, phenolic-free coal containing creolin (or carbolic acid), lanolin, petrolatum and vaseline.    

1.2 It is an ointment with gray to brown color in various shades; it has pasty consistency with specific odor.        

1.3 The drug is available in glass jars or plastic containers by 25-1000 g        

1.4 The drug should be stored in dry and dark place, protected from sunlight within the temperature range +0°C to +30°C. Shelf-life is 1 year from the date of its manufacture under specified storage conditions.

2. PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES        
2.1 YAM Ointment has acaricidal and fungicidal activity, antacid, antiseptic, keratolytic and astringent effects.        

2.2 The drug has a low toxicity to warm-blooded animals. It does not have irritant and sensitizing actions.

 

3. DRUG USAGE PROCEDURE
3.1 YAM Ointment is administered for treatment of skin diseases and Trichophytosis (eczema, dermatitis) caused by sarcoptoid and psoroptoid mites.

3.2 The ointment is applied 1-2 times a day topically by thin layer on the affected skin area and 2-4 cm around it without removing crusts and shearing the wool. The ointment is lightly rubbed onto the treated surface. The drug shall be used for 4-5 days prior to crusts separation. If crust is not separated, application of ointment shall be continued. Usually after 7-10 days affected areas shall be cleaned from crusts and the wool growth may be observed.

3.3 Control microscopic examination of scrapings from the affected areas shall be carried out 10 days after the drug administration. If causative agents are detected the treatment shall be repeated.

3.4 There are no side effects. The drug does not have any contraindications.

3.5 There are no restrictions on slaughter of animals for meat and use of animal products for food purposes during ointment application.

 

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: uzgnkl@rambler.ru. 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.