• antibiotic ointments
  • TUESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Inmates at two maximum-security prisons in New York state are overusing antibiotic ointments, which may worsen the problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the facilities, a new study reports. (medicinenet.com)
  • Researchers interviewed 421 male and 401 female inmates at the prisons over two years and found that many overuse and misuse over-the-counter antibiotic ointments. (medicinenet.com)
  • The findings, scheduled to be presented Tuesday at a meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), in San Antonio, Texas, show the need to educate prisoners about the appropriate use of antibiotic ointments, the Columbia University researchers said. (medicinenet.com)
  • greasy
  • Haelan ointment is more greasy than the cream. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Both the yellowish-white, translucent, greasy ointment and the smooth, off-white suppositories are formulated for the relief of chronic pruritus ani (otherwise known anal itching or anusitis) and the treatment of pain, irritation, discharge and itching associated with haemorrhoids (otherwise known as piles). (wikipedia.org)
  • witches
  • Flying ointment, also known as witches' flying ointment, green ointment, magic salve and lycanthropic ointment, is a hallucinogenic ointment said to have been used by witches in the practice of European witchcraft from at least as early as the Early Modern period, when detailed recipes for such preparations were first recorded. (wikipedia.org)
  • Francis Bacon (attributed as "Lord Verulam") listed the ingredients of the witches ointment as "the fat of children digged out of their graves, of juices of smallage, wolfe-bane and cinque foil, mingled with the meal of fine wheat. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1546) of Pisa gives two accounts of the power of the flying ointment in his Tractatus de strigibus sive maleficis ('Treatise on witches or evildoers') of 1525. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other descriptions add that human fat, especially that of unbaptised children, was used to make an unguent - the flying ointment - that enabled the witches to fly [see subsection below]. (wikipedia.org)
  • skin
  • The ointment should do more than moisturize the skin. (livestrong.com)
  • In order to help reduce the appearance of scars, the ointment needs to contain agents that can help exfoliate and restore the skin to its original condition. (livestrong.com)
  • Ointments with soy can help scarred skin return to its original state, helping make it smooth. (livestrong.com)
  • Haelan cream and ointment are for external use on the skin only. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • If your doctor has advised you to use dressings with this medicine, the skin should be cleansed before applying the cream/ointment under a fresh dressing. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Metosyn cream is more suitable for moist, weeping areas of skin, while the thicker, greasier ointment is more suitable for dry, scaly areas of skin. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Panalog ointment can be used on the skin for many issues, such as an allergic reaction or a bacterial infection that formed in an open wound. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Goodwinol ointment is a treatment used for dogs impacted by demodectic mange, a skin disorder caused by mites. (vetinfo.com)
  • Once the ointment is applied, it's critical to massage the skin until the ointment has been fully absorbed. (vetinfo.com)
  • Mecca┬« Ointment is the product name of a first aid ointment used for the temporary relief of pain and/or itching associated with minor burns, sunburn, minor cuts, scrapes, insect bites and for the temporary protection of minor skin irritations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Protein-engineered subtilisins are widely used in commercial products (the native enzyme is easily inactivated by detergents and high temperatures) and is also called a stain cutter, for example, in laundry and dishwashing detergents, cosmetics, food processing, skin care ointments, contact lens cleaners, and for research in synthetic organic chemistry. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a rule of thumb, an ointment base is more occlusive and will drive the medication into the skin more rapidly than a solution or cream base. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some physicians use a thick ointment to replace the waterproof barrier of the inflamed skin in the treatment of eczema, and a cream might not accomplish the same clinical intention There are many general classes, with no clear dividing line between similar formulations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drops
  • If there is a tendency to sepsis or recurrent infections apply Echinacea 10% ointment (Weleda) externally and take Arnica/Echinacea drops (Weleda) internally. (intekom.com)
  • York
  • The Foster-Dack Co. was the proprietor of Mecca Ointment until it sold all the intellectual property rights in connection with Mecca Ointment to The Mentholatum Company of Orchard Park, New York, USA, which continued to manufacture and sell Mecca Ointment until 2004. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • Joint & Muscle Relief Ointment made with Ginger, Myrrh, Orange & Frankincense. (etsy.com)
  • The ointment is made from the root of the derris plant, which contains rotenone - an insecticide that kills a variety of insects, including the demodectic mite. (vetinfo.com)
  • treatment
  • Goodwinol ointment is a traditional treatment for localized demodectic mange. (vetinfo.com)
  • Individual studies, for instance "Treatment of superficial mycoses in the tropics: Whitfield's ointment versus clotrimazole" support its use as a cost-effective treament. (wikipedia.org)
  • take
  • Treating with Goodwinol ointment will take a month or more to totally clear the affected areas. (vetinfo.com)
  • When Rubin returns to him, the Merchant asks him to take out the ointments and enumerate them for him. (wikipedia.org)
  • tales
  • Folk-tales about such an ointment are found in Scandinavia, France and the British Isles A midwife is summoned to attend a childbed. (wikipedia.org)
  • product
  • Expiry dates are on tubes of ointments because after a length of time the ointment starts to deteriorate and manufacturers can no longer guarantee the safety and efficacy of their product. (drugs.com)
  • base
  • The ointment consisted of a fatty base used as a solvent to incorporate the active constituents of various (mostly poisonous) plants, usually including species belonging to the tribe Hyoscyameae (sometimes also tribes Datureae and Mandragoreae) of the plant family Solanaceae and containing the alkaloids atropine, hyoscyamine and scopolamine. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, in a simple base like an ointment, much less variation between manufacturers is common. (wikipedia.org)
  • sell
  • The Merchant agrees to provide these goods if Rubin helps him find a place to set up a stall to sell his ointments. (wikipedia.org)
  • less
  • The Merchant asks for two talents of gold instead of three as usual and the Merchant's wife then yells angrily at him for offering the ointment for less gold, blaming him for their poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • The likely source is a phrase in the King James Bible: Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour. (wikipedia.org)
  • original
  • Foster was one of the founders of the Foster-Dack Company (Chicago), the original producers of Mecca Ointment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The original ointment contains 3% salicylic acid and 6% benzoic acid, but other ratios are also used. (wikipedia.org)
  • play
  • The Ointment Seller - a play full of scatological humor and obscenities - is considered to be one of the most important secular texts from 14th century Bohemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fly in the Ointment is the third extended play released by AFI. (wikipedia.org)
  • Company
  • On February 8, 2011, Vintage Brands Ltd. acquired all the intellectual property rights in connection with Mecca Ointment from The Mentholatum Company. (wikipedia.org)
  • meant
  • Ecclesiastes 10:1) For five centuries, 'a fly in the ointment' has meant a small defect that spoils something valuable or is a source of annoyance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Change
  • A pharmacist should not substitute an ointment for a cream, or vice versa, as the potency of the medication can change. (wikipedia.org)