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Buro-Sol

Active Ingredient(s): Aluminum Acetate, Burow's Solution
Category: Skin Care

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Buro-Sol Overview

Burow's solution is a pharmacological preparation made with aluminium acetate (usually at 13%) dissolved in water. It was invented in the mid-19th century by Karl August Burow, an ophthalmologist. The preparation has astringent and antibacterial properties and is used to treat a number of skin conditions such as insect bites, rashes caused by poison ivy and poison sumac, swelling, allergies and bruises. Burow's solution is traditionally applied in cold compresses over the affected area. In ot...

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Buro Sol discontinued?
I went to my pharmacy today here in Canada to be told that Smith Kline Glaxo is no longer making Buro Sol. Is this the case and, if it is, what are my alternatives? ## You mean the antiseptic powder? Unfortunately, since it's never been available in the U.S., I can't find much information on it or why it was discontinued. I can't even find a listing of the ingredients. Learn more antiseptic details here. Did you try asking a pharmacist if they can recommend an alternative? I would, but I'm not sure what's available in Canada. ## I currently am using Buro-sol powder with water to make solution. I live in a town west of Toronto Canada and its available here in most if not all the pharmacy's. some are now keeping the powder behind the counter but others have it with...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Aluminum Acetate, Burow's Solution
  • Powder, 648mg
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 1191:938mg;mg
  • Solution
  • Solution/drops: 2% + 0.79%
  • Tablet, Effervescent
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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