What is Venelex ointment used for?
Venelex (balsam Peru and castor oil ointment) is a prescription liquid wound barrier and skin moisturizer that covers and protects pressure wounds, such as bed sores. Venelex provides a moist wound and skin environment that helps the healing process and prevents cracking around the edges of sores.
What kind of dressing is Venelex?
VENELEX™ OINTMENT is a wound dressing for topical use in the management of chronic and acute wounds, and dermal ulcers including: pressure ulcers (Stage I-IV), venous stasis ulcers, diabetic ulcers, first and second degree burns, surgical wounds, traumatic wounds, superficial wounds, ulcers resulting from arterial …
Is Venelex FDA approved?
Venelex Wound Dressing (ideal for venous stasis ulcers) and Sonafine an FDA approved wound care dressing.
What is Ventalex?
Venelex (for the skin) is a combination medicine used to treat skin wounds, bed sores, diabetic skin ulcers, and other skin conditions resulting from decreased blood flow or skin grafts. Venelex helps reduce odor and creates a protective layer over skin wounds.
Can you put Santyl on good tissue?
Does SANTYL Ointment harm healthy tissue? NO. It only selectively removes necrotic tissue.
What are the side effects of venlafaxine?
Venlafaxine may cause side effects. Call your doctor if any of the following symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- weakness or tiredness.
- stomach pain.
What is Xenaderm cream used for?
To promote healing and the treatment of decubitus ulcers, varicose ulcers and dehiscent wounds. USES: XENADERM® Ointment is easy to apply and quickly reduces odor frequently accompanying a decubitus ulcer. The wound may be left open or appropriate dressing applied.
When do you use Santyl ointment?
SANTYL Ointment is used to remove damaged tissue from chronic skin ulcers and severely burned areas. Do not use if you have shown hypersensitivity to collagenase. Occasional slight redness may occur if SANTYL Ointment is placed outside the wound area.
When should you not use Santyl?
Collagenase Santyl Ointment is contraindicated in patients who have shown local or systemic hypersensitivity to collagenase. The optimal pH range of collagenase is 6 to 8. Higher or lower pH conditions will decrease the enzyme’s activity and appropriate precautions should be taken.