PAPAIN, UREA, and CHLOROPHYLLIN COPPER COMPLEX.
Panafil is an enzymatic debriding and anti-inflammatory combination used to treat skin wounds by removing dead tissue, promoting healing, and reducing odor. It may also be used to treat varicose, diabetic, and decubitus ulcers and other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Follow the directions for using Panafil Ointment provided by your doctor. Wash your hands immediately before and after using Panafil Ointment. Do not get this medicine in your eyes. Before each use of Panafil Ointment, clean the affected area with saline or other mild cleansing solution recommended by your doctor or pharmacist. Do not use hydrogen peroxide solution on any area being treated with this medicine. Apply this medicine directly to the affected area and cover with a sterile, non-adherent dressing as recommended by your doctor. Check with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions. Store this medicine at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from heat and light. Keep the container tightly closed. Continue to use this medicine even if your condition improves. Do not miss any doses.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply 2 doses at once.
A burning sensation or irritation of the skin may occur. If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to it or are allergic to any ingredient in this product. This medicine is for external use only. Avoid getting this medicine in your eyes or on the inside of your nose or mouth. It may take several weeks for this medicine to work. Do not stop using this medicine without checking with your doctor. If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Change wound dressings according to the schedule set by your doctor. Before you use any other medicines or skin products on the area being treated, check with your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any medicine or products containing hydrogen peroxide or salts of heavy metals (lead, silver, mercury). These ingredients can inactivate the papain component of this medicine. For women: If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. If you are or will be breast-feeding while using this medicine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
Do not share this medicine with others for whom it was not prescribed. Do not use this medicine for other health conditions. Keep this medicine out of the reach of children. If you will be using this medicine for an extended period of time, be sure to obtain necessary refills before your supply runs out.
The above information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician,pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of the product is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your
healthcare professional before taking the product.
Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may use, especially of: skin products that contain metals (e.g., silver nitrate, silver sulfadiazine, hydrogen peroxide). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.