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Bionect Cream, Gel
BIONECT® is indicated for the dressing and management of partial to full thickness dermal ulcers (pressure sores, venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers, diabetic ulcers), wounds including cuts, abrasions, donor sites, and post-operative incisions, irritations of the skin, and first and second degree burns. The dressing is intended to cover a wound or burn on a patient's skin, and protect against abrasion, friction, and desiccation.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The wounds or ulcers should be cleaned and disinfected prior to treatment. In the event of long-standing ulcers, it may be advisable to clean and/or to debride the wound by surgical or enzymatic means, prior to treatment. Apply a thin layer of BIONECT® without extensive rubbing onto the wound surface, two or three times per day. Cover the lesion area with a sterile gauze pad and, if necessary, with an elastic or compressive bandage.
BIONECT® Cream/Gel is supplied in a:
25g tube (Cream) - NDC 68712-007-02
30g tube (Gel) - NDC 68712-008-02
60g (2 - 30g Gel tubes) - NDC 68712-008-03
Please store BIONECT® at room temperature.
BIONECT® Cream may be stored for up to 24 months, BIONECT® Gel may be stored for up to 24 months.
Manufactured for: JSJ Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 140 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401. Toll Free: 1-800-499-4468. Manufactured by: Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A. Italy. July 2008
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/18/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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