Burnox cream


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Silver Sulfadiazine + Chlorhexidine Gluconate Cream. White, smooth, shinning cream with a characteristic odour

Indication: for the treatment of leg ulcers, skin grafts, incisions and other clean lesions, abrasions, minor cuts, and wounds

Dosage regimen and direction for use: as directed by the physician or

The burn wound should be cleaned and Burnox cream applied over all the affected areas to a depth of 3 to 5 mm. one technique is to apply the cream with a sterile glove hand and/or sterile nonmetallic spatula. Where necessary, the cream should be re-applied to any area from which it has been removed by patient activity

Burnox cream

Burnox cream should be re-applied at least every 24 hours. The wounds may be dressed or left open. Treatment should be continued until satisfactory healing occurred or until the burn site is ready for grafting. The drug should not be withdrawn from the therapeutic regimen while there remains the possibility of infection, except if a significant adverse reaction occurs



It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug or any ingredient in the formulation

Side effects and adverse reactions

Burnox cream shows rare leukopenia and skin rash. A very low incidence of photosensitivity and contact eczema reactions have been observed with the use of Chlorhexidine

Drug interactions

As the systemic observation is low, the risk of any interaction is very less

Precautions and warnings

Burnox cream may accumulate in patients with impaired hepatic or renal function and discontinuance of Burnox cream should be considered if therapeutic benefits to the patient do not outweight the possible risks. It is not meant for ophthalmic use. Keep the medicine out of reach of children


Usage in pregnancy and lactation

As the systemic absorption is low, the risk in pregnancy and lactation is very less

Usage in paediatrics

Burnox cream is contraindicated in premature neonates or neonates younger than 2 months of age

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