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NFS Brand names, NFS Analogs

NFS Brand Names Mixture

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NFS Chemical_Formula


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NFS Synthesis Reference

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NFS Molecular Weight

198.136 g/mol

NFS Melting Point

238 oC

NFS H2O Solubility

210 mg/L (Approximately 50%)

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NFS Indication

For the treatement of bacterial skin infections including pyodermas, infected dermatoses and infections of cuts, wounds, burns and ulcers due to susceptible organisms.

NFS Pharmacology

Nitrofurazone is a topical antibacterial agent indicated as an adjunctive therapy for second and third degree burns when resistance to other agents is a real or potential problem. Nitrofurazone is also indicated in skin grafting when bacterial contamination may cause graft rejection or donor site infection, especially in hospitals with a history of resistant bacteria.

NFS Absorption

Well absorbed.

NFS side effects and Toxicity

Rat LD50 = 590 mg/kg; Allergic contact dermatitis is the most frequently reported adverse effect, occurring in approximately 1 % of patients treated.

NFS Patient Information

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NFS Organisms Affected

Gram negative and gram positive bacteria