Oxolinic ointment

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The description is actual on 03.08.2015

  • Latin name: Oxolin ointment
  • ATH code: S01AD
  • Active ingredient: Dioksotetragidroksitetragidronaftalin (Dioxotetrahydrooxytetrahydronaphthalinum)
  • Producer: Zhytomyr FF, Darnitsa of closed joint stock company (Ukraine), Nizhpharm (Russia)


Ointment of oxolinic 3% contains active ingredient in structure Oxolinum. Also additional substances contain in structure: vaseline, liquid paraffin.

Release form

It is made in the form of 0,25% of ointment (it contains in a tuba on 10 g), and also 3% of ointment (in a tuba of 30 g). Viscous, dense, can have white or ochroleucous color. At storage can get a pink shade.

Pharmacological action

As a part of it means there is an active ingredient Oxolinum which shows anti-virus activity on the relation of viruses of a herpes simplex, the surrounding herpes, and also an influenza virus (generally the A2 type). Sensitivity to Oxolinum of adenoviruses, viruses of a contagious mollusk and warts of an infectious origin is noted.

This means is applied outwardly, makes antiviral impact. The mechanism of influence of active agent is based on its ability to blocking of places of linkng of an influenza virus with a membrane of cells. Means blocks viruses on a surface of membranes, preventing implementation of a virus in cells.

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

Is not toxic, systemic action is not noted if it is applied locally. In an organism active agent does not collect. If to apply drug on mucous membranes, there is an absorption only of 20% of means. After drawing on integuments there is an absorption only of 5% of means. Does not work annoyingly if the necessary quantity and concentration was caused, and integuments in sites of application were not damaged.

Does not kumulirut. Removal happens through kidneys for one days.

Indications to use of Oxolinic ointment

The following indications to use of Oxolinic ointment are noted:

  • viral diseases of integuments, eyes;
  • rhinitises of a virus origin (inflammatory processes mucous nose);
  • scaly deprive, bubble and shingles;
  • contagious mollusk;
  • emergence of warts;
  • herpetiform dermatitis of Dyuringa.

It is applied also to prevention of flu for what oxolinic ointment is applied in the period of epidemics for the purpose of the prevention of infection with a virus.

Also 0.25% Oxolinum are applied at stomatitis. This means is effective at the stomatitis having a gerpesny origin.


Contraindication to use is high sensitivity to drug, tendency to allergic reactions.

Side effects

Development of a weak burning sensation on that place where means was put is possible. The rhinorrhea, dermatitis, the insignificant coloring of skin in a blue shade which is easily washed away can be shown.

Oxolinic ointment, application instruction (Way and dosage)

If Oxolinic ointment is applied, the application instruction has to be observed surely.

At therapy of a virus keratitis, and also a keratoconjunctivitis adenoviral it is necessary to put 0,25% ointment for an eyelid 1-3 times a day. Treatment is carried out within 3-4 days. In need of treatment for babies it is necessary to consult on the specialist surely.

For the purpose of treatment of viral rhinitis it is necessary to grease carefully mucous a nose 2-3 times a day for 3-4 days. 0.25% ointment are for this purpose used. Ointment is similarly applied to children and adults for the purpose of prevention of flu, a SARS. At a flu epidemic it is necessary to practice greasing for several weeks, it is obligatory to use ointment at contact with sick flu.

By patients with different types of herpeses, with a contagious mollusk 3 percent ointment which is applied by 2-3 times a day on places of defeat has to be used. Treatment lasts from 2 weeks to 2 months, depending on a condition of the patient. Use at pregnancy for treatment and prevention has to be carried out only after appointment of the doctor.

3% Oxolinic warts ointment are used. It is applied on the skin affected with warts. Responses demonstrate that medicine sometimes allows to get rid of warts completely.


There is no description of overdose by drug. When using excessive quantity of means the burning sensation can be noted. In that case it is necessary to wash away drug warm water. If medicine was used inside, it is necessary to carry out a gastric lavage, to accept enterosorbents and to see a doctor.


If to use Oxolinum intranazalno along with adrenomimetichesky means, it can provoke excessive dryness mucous a nose.

It is not recommended to combine treatment with alcohol intake.

Terms of sale

Is on sale in drugstores without recipe.

Storage conditions

Drug is stored and transported in original packaging, temperature at the same time has to make no more than 10 °C. It is necessary to protect from children.

Period of validity

3 years.

Special instructions

It is necessary to consider that use of medicine for the purpose of prevention does not guarantee absolute protection against viral infections why it is necessary to use also other methods of prevention.


Coincidence on the ATH code of the 4th level:

It is possible to find many different drugs which have similar influence. Analogs of Oxolinic ointment 3 percent – Alpizarin, Atsigerpin, Vartek, Viroleks, Amiksin, Gerperaks, Vivoraks, Zovirax and many others. At the same time the drugs containing similar active ingredient in the market are absent.


  • Oxolinic ointment of 3% 10gnizhfarm joint stock company
  • Oxolinic ointment of nasal 0,25% 25gtulskaya pharmaceutical factory of Ltd company

Drugstore of IFC

  • Oxolinic ointment of 0.25% 10 g, Nizhpharm (N. Novgorod) Russia
  • Oxolinic ointment of 0.25% 25 g, Tula FF (Tula) Russia
  • Oxolinic ointment of 0.25% 10 g, Altayvitamina Zaorossiya
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Experience: From 2003 to 2013 – worked at positions of the pharmacist and manager of a pharmaceutical booth. It is awarded by diplomas and distinctions for long-term and honest work. Articles on medical subject were published in local editions (newspaper) and on various Internet portals.

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