Ozenoxacin is a new promising drug for impetigo management. It is available in 1% cream w/w.Each gram of tube contains 10 mg of Ozenoxacin.
Ozenoxacin is indicated for the topical treatment of impetigo due to Staphylococcus aureus or streptococcus pyogenes in adult and pediatric patients from 2 months of age.
How to apply Ozenoxacin cream in impetigo
- Apply a thin layer of Ozenoxacin cream topically to the affected area twice daily for 5 days.
- Patients not showing clinical response within three days should be reevaluated and alternative treatment should be considered.
- Wash hands after applying ozenoxacin cream
- Ozenoxacin cream is only for topical applications
- Never use for oral, ophthalmic, intravaginal, and intranasal.
The treatment area should be preferably covered with a sterile bandage.
Special warning and precautions for use of Ozenoxacin
- The prolonged use may result in the overgrowth of non-susceptible bacteria or fungi.
- Sensitization or severe local irritation may occur sometimes after applying ozenoxacin cream. In such cases, treatment should be discontinued and alternative treatment should be considered.
- Ozenoxacin cream must be kept away from the eyes’ mucous membranes.
- Especially in children, care must be taken to avoid ingestion.
- Ozenoxacin cream contains Benzoic acid which may be irritant to mucous membranes, eyes, and skin and may increase jaundice in premature babies.
Is Ozenoxacin is safe in pregnancy and lactation
Is Ozenoxacin cream in impetigo is safe for children
Antimicrobial properties of Ozenoxacin
Ozenoxacin has the lowest MIC
Ozenoxacin is safe and effective in the treatment of impetigo in adults as well as children.
Ozenoxacin has the lowest MIC against streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus amongst all available topical antimicrobial.
Always wash hands after using Ozenoxacin cream.
It is not for oral, ophthalmic, intravaginal, and intranasal applications.