A topical, odorless, anti-bacterial ointment, containing 0.2% nitrofurazone dissolved in a water-soluble base of polyethylene glycol. Apply directly on the lesion with a spatula or first place on a piece of gauze.
Use of a bandage is optional. The preparation should remain on the lesion for at least 24 hours. The dressing may be changed several times daily or left on the lesion for a longer period.
Nitrofurazone has been proven effective by FDA, National Research Council and National Academy of Sciences to be effective for the prevention or treatment of surface bacterial infections of wounds, burns, cutaneous ulcers.