Active Ingredient(s): Nitrofurazone
FDA Approved: * October 4, 1945
Pharm Company: * SHIRE
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Furacin Overview

Nitrofurazone (INN, trade name Furacin) is an antimicrobial organic compound belonging to the nitrofuran class.[1] It is most commonly used as a topical antibiotic ointment.[2] It is effective against gram-positive bacteria, gram-negative bacteria, and can be used in the treatment of trypanosomiasis.[1][3][4] Its use in medicine has become less frequent, as safer and more effective products have become availabl...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Cream: 0.2%, 0.20%
  • Dressing: 0.2%, 0.20%
  • Ointment: 0.2%, 0.20%
  • Powder: 0.2%, 0.20%
  • Solution: 0.2%, 0.20%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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