This is an over the counter product - it does not require prescription.
Antibacterial Soluble Dressing For Topical Application
Nitrofurazone Ointment is a water-soluble antibacterial ointment for the prevention or treatment of surface bacterial infections of wounds, burns, and cutaneous ulcers. For use only on dogs, cats and horses (not for food use). May also be used as a sweat.
Directions For Use: Apply directly on the lesion with a spatula or first place on a piece of gauze. Application of a bandage is optional.
This preparation should be in contact with the lesion for at least 24 hours. The dressing may be changed several times daily or left on the lesion for a longer period.
Contains: 0.2% nitrofurazone in a water-soluble base.
Precautions: In case of deep or puncture wounds or serious burns, use only as recommended by a veterinarian. If redness, irritation, or swelling persists or increases, discontinue use and consult a veterinarian.
Keep out of reach of children.
Human Warnings: Carcinogenesis: Nitrofurazone has been shown to produce mammary tumors in rats and ovarian tumors in mice. Some people may be hypersensitive to this product. Either wear gloves when applying, or wash hands afterwards.
CAUTION: Federal law prohibits the use of this product in food-producing animals.
Storage: Store at controlled room temperature between 20°C - 25°C (68°F - 77°F) and protect from light. Avoid excessive heat.
Warning: Do not use on horses intended for food.
Manufacturer: Product is offered by a number of companies, including:, Butler Schein Animal Health and Vedco Inc.