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of using  Ichthyofur for the prevention and treatment of endometritis in cows

(Organization-developer: “BioKhimPharm”, Raduzhny, Vladimir region).

I. General information


1. Trade name of the preparation: Ichtiofur.

International non-proprietary name: Ichthiolum, furazolidone (Furazolidone).

2. Dosage form: suppositories for intrauterine administration. As active ingredients, the preparation contains ichthyol and furazolidone in a gelatin-glycerin or polyethylene oxide base.

2. The preparation is a suppository in the form of rods with a mass of 9-11 g of conical or cylindrical shape with a pointed end, a dark brown color with a greenish tinge of elastic consistency with a melting point of 350С -370С.

The sticks are packed in polyethylene film bags, divided into 5 individual cells. Let out sticks individually packed in cellophane, parchment or paraffined paper and put on 10 or 20 pieces in packages from a polyethylene film or in blister packing.

3. Each package is marked with the name of the manufacturing organization, its address and trademark, the name of the preparation, the name and content of the active substances, the serial number, the date of manufacture and the expiration date (month, year), storage conditions, number of sticks in the package, For veterinary use “, the designations of the SRT and provide instructions for use.

Shelf life of the drug under the storage conditions is 2 years from the date of manufacture. It is prohibited to use Ichthyofur after the expiration date.

4. The drug is stored in a dry, dark place at a temperature of no higher than 20 ° C.

5. Ichthyofur should be kept out of the reach of children.

6. Dispose of unused product with expired shelf life in accordance with legal requirements.


II. Pharmacological properties

7. Pharmacotherapeutic group: other antiseptic and antimicrobial agents for use in gynecology.

Ichthyol, which is part of the drug, due to its aromatic compounds and organically bound sulfur, has antimicrobial, antiparasitic, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, local anesthetic and weak antiseptic effect. The polyethylene oxide base also has an anti-inflammatory effect.

Furazolidone has a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity. Effective against streptococci, staphylococci, brucellae, clostridia, mycobacteria, trichomonads and a number of microbes resistant to antibiotics and sulfonamides.

The drug belongs to the 4 hazard class (GOST 12.1.007), at recommended doses does not cause sensitizing action.


III. The order of application


8. Ichthyofur is used for the prevention and treatment of inflammatory processes of various etiologies in the uterus, in the cervix and in the vagina of large and small cattle (hampered and pathological births, cesarean section, operative post-discharge department, postpartum endometritis).

9. Contraindication to the use of the drug is the individual intolerance of its components.

10. Before the introduction of ichthyofur, the external genital organs and tail root are sanitized. If necessary, release the uterine cavity from inflammatory exudate. Sticks are inserted into the cervix by hand, clad in a single-use plastic glove, or with the help of korntsanga and push into the uterine cavity.

With the preventive purpose, the drug is injected into the uterine cavity by the cows after providing obstetrics or operative separation of the afterbirth with 3-5 rods, sheep and goats – 1-2 scabs once.

With the therapeutic purpose of ichthyofur, cows are introduced into the uterine cavity with 3-5 sticks, sheep and goats – 1-2 sticks every 24 hours before clinical recovery (but no more than 5 times).

11. Symptoms of overdose when using the drug in accordance with this instruction is not established.

12. Features of the drug at the beginning of the use of Ichthyofur or its withdrawal is not revealed.

13. Passage of the next dose of the drug should be avoided, as this may lead to a decrease in therapeutic effectiveness. In the case of missing one or more doses, the drug is resumed as soon as possible in the same dosage and according to the same schedule.

14. Adverse events and complications in the use of Ichthyofur cream in accordance with this instruction is not established.

15. The use of Ichthyofur does not exclude the use of other drugs.

16. Slaughter for meat of animals is allowed no earlier than 2 days after the last injection of the drug.

Milk, obtained from cows during treatment and 2-3 days after the last administration of the drug, is fed to the animals after boiling. The use of milk for food is allowed no earlier than 3 days after the last administration of the drug.


IV. Personal prevention measures


17. When working with Ihtiofur, you should follow the general rules of personal hygiene and safety, provided for when working with medications.

18. When working with the drug, it is forbidden to drink, smoke and eat. After working with the drug, wash your hands with soap and water.

19. If the product gets on the skin and / or mucous membranes, they should be rinsed with plenty of running water. If accidentally swallowed, give a large amount of water to drink (4-5 glasses) and induce vomiting. In case of allergic reactions, you should immediately contact a medical institution (with instructions for the use of the drug and a label).

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