What is collagenase santyl ointment used for?

Answer Santyl ointment is an enzymatic debriding ointment that removes or breaks down necrotic tissue (dead skin) from wounds and burned skin areas. It is safe, effective and selective (will remove only d... Read More »

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Is triple antibiotic ointment and polysporin ointment the same?

No...triple antibiotic (neosporin) is bacitracin, neomycin, & polymixin B. Polysporin is bacitacin and polymixin B. Very similar though, just not identical!

Collagenase Treatment of Diabetes?

Currently, there is no cure for diabetes, but there is hope in a new treatment called pancreatic islet cells transplantation that uses collagenase enzymes.

What are the precautions when taking triamcinolone acetonide ointment (Triamcinolone Ointment)?

Before using triamcinolone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other corticosteroids (e.g., hydrocortisone, prednisone); or if you have any other allergies. This produc... Read More »

How to Use A & D Ointment?

A & D ointment is best known as a treatment for diaper rash. The ointment contains petrolatum and lanolin which help prevent skin irritation by forming a barrier between your baby's skin and wetnes... Read More »