Feracrylum

Description

Feracrylum is used to stop bleeding from wounds and burns. It also has antiseptic properties that prevent wound infections and helps in the fast healing of wounds.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Feracrylum

  • Burning sensation at the application site

Uses of Feracrylum

What is it prescribed for?

  • Wound care
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is not clinically well established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are pregnant. It can be used only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Non-prescription use of this medicine should be avoided by pregnant women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    Use of this medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women. However, if it becomes absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of allergy to feracrylum or any other inactive ingredients present in it.

Aminocaproic acid

This medicine is not recommended for use along with Aminocaproic acid since it may cause skin burning.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Use of this medicine is not recommended if you are pregnant. It can be used only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Non-prescription use of this medicine should be avoided by pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

Use of this medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women. However, if it becomes absolutely necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

External use

This medicine is meant for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled application, then the missed dose can be skipped.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is usually applied by a healthcare professional at a clinical setting. Use this medicine by following all the instructions given by the healthcare professional or on the label or the package insert. Apply the medication after cleaning and drying the affected area.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine stops oozing of blood from the wounds. It also prevents infection and fastens the wound healing process.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Hemostatics, Topical antiseptic agent

Schedule

OTC

Hemostasis during hypospadias surgery via topical application of feracrylum citrate: A randomized prospective study [Internet]. 2019 [cited 7 January 2019]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2980928/

[Internet]. Pdfs.semanticscholar.org. 2019 [cited 7 January 2019]. Available from:

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/3b66/87cc8230636aadbc63132d768d2ccd9b79ba.pdf

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Information on this page was last updated on 19 Sep 2019

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