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Drug information on Supraheal (15 gm) (Feracrylum) from IPCA Laboratories Ltd.

Supraheal (15 gm)

IPCA Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Feracrylum

Drug Name : Feracrylum

Feracrylum generic Feracrylum is used as a hemostatic (to stop bleeding) and an anti-septic for the management of post-operative wounds, cuts, burns and abrasions. It is used during surgeries from incision to healing, typically as an adjunct to conventional hemostatic in capillary and vein oozing in several surgeries and in dental extractions and oral surgeries. Feracrylum is a polyacrylic polymer, is non allergic, soluble in water, and cannot be absorbed in the system. Feracrylum has a three way action in wound care It has antimicrobial activity against gram positive and gram negative bacteria and fungi and thus decreases the risk of wound infection. Its hemostatic action fastens the process of clot formation and stops the bleeding by forming a biodegradable complex with albumin. Its hygroscopic action promotes faster healing, helps in removing the dressing easiliy and promotes growth of granulation tissue.
More Info about Feracrylum

Pallavi Singh
Written & Compiled by Pharmacist Pallavi Singh, M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Suchitra Chari
Medically Reviewed by Suchitra Chari, M.S. M.Sc.
Last Updated on May 02, 2018
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Medical Condition(s) for which Supraheal (15 gm) may be prescribed

Overview of Supraheal (15 gm)

• Feracrylum is used for the treatment of bleeding, dental extraction, and oral surgeries.

Side effects of Supraheal (15 gm)

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, stomach pain

  Skin: Burning sensation, allergic skin rash

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

• Feracrylum is available as a 1% sterile solution (1% w/v feracrylum), as 50 and 15 gm gel tubes (1% w/w feracrylum) and tulle ( 3% w/v feracrylum)
• The recommended dose for the drug is 1 % w/w /100 ml of the solution

How to use Supraheal (15 gm)?

• Apply or rub a thin film of feracrylum once or twice daily, morning and evening to entire affected area after wiping the area down with a sterile cloth.

When is Supraheal (15 gm) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

• It is contraindicated in patients who are
• Allergic to the drug or any of its ingredients
• Taking epsilon aminocaproic acid (EACA) for any bleeding disorders

Warnings and Precautions for Supraheal (15 gm)

• Feracrylum topical is for external use only
• Do not use orally, intravenously, intramuscularly or after dilution
• Stop using if there is irritation or discomfort at the wound site
• Check with doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or planning on either
• Wash your hand before and after applying the medicine
• Wash the affected area before applying the medicine
• Consult the doctor if you experience any irritation

Other Precautions for Supraheal (15 gm)

• Avoid excess dose

Drug Interactions of Supraheal (15 gm)

• Epsilon aminocaproic acid (EACA) interacts with feracrylum by slowing down its clotting

Storage Conditions for Supraheal (15 gm)

• Store at room temperature, out of reach of children

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