the package insert of the medicine Colzen. Therapeutic class of Antimicrobial and wound healing. Active principles Collagen, calcium Alginate and Nitrate, cerium.
Colzen is a curative biological, cicatrizant and antimicrobial indicated for the control of bleeding in wounds, the treatment of infected wounds or wounds in which there is an increased risk of infection, and to chronic ulcers such as pressure ulcers, leg, burns, recipient sites of the grafts, the wounds of the Diabetic Foot, traumatic wounds and surgical. In addition, Colzen is also indicated for all phases of wound healing.
How to use?
The bandage Colzen should only be used in accordance with the indication of a nurse or doctor, and should be replaced whenever there is an oozing excessive, usually noted by the appearance of the bandage secondary.
Generally, Colzen should be applied in the following manner: begin by placing the glove sterile, clean the injury with jet a 0.9% saline solution and dry the area around the wound with a gauze. Then, apply the bandage over the area of the injury and then on top, apply a sterile gauze dry dressing secondary. Finally, apply a bandage crepe for protection, without making pressure, and apply the patch.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Some of the side effects of Colzen include allergy reactions, with symptoms such as hives on the skin, itching, burning, swelling and redness in the skin and reactions of inflammation, with symptoms such as pain, heat, redness and swelling on the skin and around the wound.
When should I not use?
The application of the Bandage Colzen is contraindicated in patients with allergy to any of the components of the formula.
How it works?
it Is a curative organic, with properties of wound healing and antimicrobial. Colzen has in its composition of collagen, calcium alginate, and nitrate of cerium, compounds that help control the oozing excess and reduce bacterial colonization, thus accelerating the healing process of wounds and ulcers.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
Before you apply the Bandage Colzen, it is recommended that you always clean and dry the area of the injury. In addition, according to the medical indication, the remedy can be used in conjunction with systemic antibiotics, in the treatment of wounds with deep-seated infection.
After opening the package, Colzen must be immediately used, and should not be saved for later use, since this is a single-use product, supplied in the sterile shape.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
The package insert for the drug does not refer to the effects of an overdose.