- Combines therapeutic and prophylactic and cosmetic effects;
- Promotes rapid cleaning of wounds, stimulates healing of damaged tissues;
- Facilitates combing and prevents tangling of the coat;
- Helps to remove inflammatory products, microorganisms and allergens from the skin and coat of the animal;
- Stimulates the restoration of the protective functions of the epidermis;
- Eliminates the cause of the unpleasant smell of leather and wool;
- Prevents the formation of dandruff, eliminates dryness and peeling of the skin.
Composition and pharmacological properties.
1.0 ml of the drug contains 1 mg (0.1%) of chlorhexidine bigluconate and excipients: purified water, sodium laureth sulfate, coco-glycoside, diethanolamide of coconut oil fatty acids, glycerin, sodium chloride.
Chlorhexidine bigluconate, which is part of the drug, is a dichlorinated derivative of biguanide. It has an antiseptic (antimicrobial, antifungal and virucidal) effect, is active against Gram-negative and Gram-positive aerobic and anaerobic bacteria (Klebsiella spp., Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli, Proteus spp., Staphylococcus spp. (incl. Staphylococcus aureus MRSA), Streptococcus spp., Micrococcus spp., Bacillus spp., Corynebacterium pyogenes, Campylobacter fetus, Enterobacter spp., Chlamydia spp., Ureaplasma spp., Pseudomonas spp.), protozoa (Trichomonas foetus), fungi of the genus Microsporum, Trichophyton, Epidermophyton and yeast-like fungi of the genera Candida and Malassezia, lipophilic viruses (influenza, rotaviruses, enteroviruses).
The mechanism of action of chlorhexidine is to interact with phosphate groups on the surface of the microbial cell, while the lipophilic groups of the drug contribute to the disaggregation of the lipoprotein membrane of bacteria, thereby disrupting the osmotic balance of bacterial cells, the release of potassium and phosphorus from them, which leads to the death of the microorganism. The effectiveness of chlorhexidine in the presence of blood and pus, various secretions and organic substances has been clinically proven.
The use of the drug promotes rapid cleansing of wounds, stimulates the healing of damaged tissues, activates metabolic processes in the hair follicles and the skin, restores the protective functions of the epidermis, eliminates dryness and peeling of the skin, prevents the formation of dandruff, detangles and prevents tangling of the hair, helps to remove the products of inflammation, microorganisms and allergens from the skin and fur of the animal, eliminate the cause of the unpleasant smell of leather and wool.
Indications for use.
"OKVET ® preventive shampoo with chlorhexidine" is prescribed to dogs and cats as an antiseptic for the treatment of small wounds, abrasions, cuts and other skin diseases complicated by bacterial infection, in combination with symptomatic and pathogenetic agents, as well as for the prevention of complications of various skin injuries after cutting and trimming.
Contraindications to the use of "OKVET ® preventive shampoo with chlorhexidine" are individual hypersensitivity to the components of the drug (including in the anamnesis), as well as wet eczema and dermatitis of allergic etiology.
For females during pregnancy and feeding of offspring, "OKVET ® preventive shampoo with chlorhexidine", if necessary, is used under the supervision of a veterinarian based on an assessment of the ratio of the expected benefit to the possible risk of its use.
Dosage and administration procedure.
"OKVET ® preventive shampoo with chlorhexidine" is evenly applied to the animal's hair moistened with warm water at the rate of 0.5-1 ml per 1 kg of animal weight, evenly distributed over the surface of the body and avoiding contact with the eyes, ears and mouth, lightly rubbing until foam forms, and washed off with warm water. The procedure is repeated, leaving the shampoo on the skin and hair for 5-7 minutes, after which the shampoo should be thoroughly washed off with warm water, the hair should be dried and combed.
Therapeutic treatment is carried out once a day for 3-5 days. For preventive purposes, the drug is used once.
When using the drug "OKVET ® preventive shampoo with chlorhexidine" in accordance with this instruction, side effects and complications are usually not observed. With increased individual sensitivity and the appearance of allergic reactions, the use of the drug is discontinued and, if necessary, antihistamines and symptomatic therapy are prescribed to the animal.
"OKVET ® preventive shampoo with chlorhexidine" is stored in the closed packaging of the manufacturer, in a place protected from direct sunlight, separate from food and feed, at a temperature from 0°C to 25°C.The shelf life of the drug is 3 (three) years from the date of production, after the first opening of the bottle-6 months.
The drug is produced packaged in 250 ml in polymer vials, capped with a polymer lid.
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All drugs for veterinary use from this catalog may be contraindicated and when using it is necessary to familiarize yourself with the Instructions for Use.