Boric Acid is an antiseptic and astringent substance, which acts as a disinfectant in situations of infections by bacteria or fungi. This remedy can be used for infections in the eyes, skin or ear.
Boric acid, in combination with other substances, can be marketed as a gynecological antiseptic as a Lucretin medication , in the form of eye drops known as Dinill or Visual or as an anti-fungal known as Fungol .
Boric Acid Indications
Boric Acid is indicated for the treatment of infections of the external auditory canal, inflammation in the eyes, skin irritation, eye irritation, insect bites and mild burns.
How to use Boric Acid
The use of Boric Acid varies according to the place of application and characteristics of the drug.
Boric Acid Side Effects
The side effects of Boric Acid may be nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, blue / greenish diarrhea, cyanosis, drop in blood pressure, lethargy or shock.
Boric Acid Contraindications
Boric Acid is contraindicated in children under 2 years of age, perforation or excoriation of the eardrum, cut in the eyes or scraping of the cornea and exfoliated skin or wounds.