FuracinActive Ingredient(s): Nitrofurazone
FDA Approved: * October 4, 1945
Pharm Company: * SHIRE
Category: Skin Care
Nitrofurazone (INN, trade name Furacin) is an antimicrobial organic compound belonging to the nitrofuran class. It is most commonly used as a topical antibiotic ointment. It is effective against gram-positive bacteria, gram-negative bacteria, and can be used in the treatment of trypanosomiasis. Its use in medicine has become less frequent, as safer and more effective products have become availabl... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.