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Feracrylum

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Feracrylum is a biodegradable polymer which is water-soluble in nature. This medication after getting into contact with blood forms a gel-like complexes. It belongs to the drug acting over skin and mucous, under the class of an adsorbent and protectives. Also, it exerts a mild antiseptic action.

Feracrylum is usually available in the form of gel, cream or ointment for topical administration. It is applied over fresh abrasions. The active constituent of this medication acts as a physical barrier as after its application on the skin, it stops the oozing out blood, hence protects the injured skin. Altogether, it prevents the wound or injury from getting infections and also aids fast healing of it.

The only observed side effect is a burning sensation. It is not yet known if this medication has any impact on pregnant ladies or fetuses, or on breastfeeding women. No effects of alcoholism have been recorded yet. The use of aminocaproic acid is a contraindication, hence, care should be taken to prevent the simultaneous administration of aminocaproic acid and this medicine. Feracrylum is meant only for external use. Care should be taken to prevent accidental ingestion of this medicament.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Hematologist before using this medicine.

The primary uses of this medication are:

  • Bleeding

  • Wound Infection

  • Minor Wounds

  • Skin Burn

These are the few possible side effects of this medicine

  • Allergic Skin Rash

  • Burning Sensation

  • Application Site Irritation

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Feracrylum, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.\n

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Feracrylum as ingredient

Feracrylum acts through a three-way mechanism. It works via Haemostatic action, antimicrobial action, and hygroscopic action. In haemostatic action, it when come in contact with blood proteins (albumin), it forms biodegradable water insoluble synthetic complex, forming a physical barrier and prevents the capillary bleeding and blood oozing within 2-3 minutes.

Secondly, it causes the cell wall lysis of the microbes by acting as an antimicrobial agent. Lastly, due to its hygroscopic nature, it maintains the wound site environment and also the moisture content at the location. Thus aids faster healing and easy removal of dressing. Also promotes healthy tissue granulation.

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PhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
Pharmacology
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About Feracrylum
What are the uses of Feracrylum
What are the contraindications of Feracrylum ?
What are the side effects of Feracrylum ?
Key highlights of Feracrylum
What are the dosage instructions?
Medicines containing Feracrylum
How does this medication work?