Ethacridine Lactate


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Ethacridine Lactate

 

(also Rivanol), an antiseptic. Ethacridine lactate fights microbes, especially streptococci. When used in the treatment of wounds, the antiseptic is applied in the form of an aqueous solution. It is applied in the form of a rinse or ointment to the mucous membranes of the mouth, pharynx, and nose, and it is used in dermatology in the form of powders, ointments, or pastes.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Additional ulcer treatment included surgical debridement and daily topical use of ethacridine lactate. After 118 days of hospitalization, the patient was discharged with an ulcer on her right foot measuring around 20 cm x 8 cm still positive for PA (Figure 1).
With the introduction of prostaglandins, the induction delivery interval is drastically reduced from other methods like Oxytocin infusion and extraamniotic instillation of Ethacridine lactate. In this study, administration of relatively low dose of misoprostol 100 [micro]g (12th hourly) intravaginally proved to be highly effective in induction of labour in intrauterine foetal deaths.
The protocol was oral administration of mifepristone and misoprostol for the patients with the gestational ages below 16 weeks or intra-amniotic injection of ethacridine lactate (EL) for those with at least 16 weeks of gestational ages.
In China, oral administration of mifepristone and misoprostol for the termination of pregnancy in weeks 10-16 and intra-amniotic injection of ethacridine lactate (EL; Rivanol [sup][R] ) for the termination of gestation after the 16 [sup]th week are the standard procedures in clinical practice.
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The ulcers were simultaneously treated with greasy gauze and compresses with ethacridine lactate. The local status was considerably better, cicatrisation and epithelization from the edges was almost complete and the patient was discharged and advised about out-patient care.