Sodium Hypochlorite is indicated in diabetic foot ulcer, necrotic wound infections, post-surgical wounds, first, second and third degree burns, pressure ulcer, and grafted and donor sites. This solution is safe to use around the eyes, nose and mouth.
Hypochlorous acid, is a powerful oxidizing agent (meaning it can accept electrons from other materials) that lends hypochlorite excellent bleaching and disinfecting abilities.
Dosage & Administration
Use as required. This may require a secondary cover dressing.
There are no known drug interactions and none well documented.
No known contraindications
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy Category: Not Classified. FDA has not yet classified the drug into a specified pregnancy category.
Precautions & Warnings
Wound healing rates and characteristics will vary significantly with patient age, nutritional status, metabolic status, immunologic status and compliance. In the presence of vascular compromise, care must be taken to avoid circumferential bandage compression pressures in excess of arterial perfusion pressures.
Bleaching and Disinfectants