It is not a secret to anyone that disinfection is extremely important, especially when it comes to medical institutions, instruments and even beauty parlors. Currently, for this purpose special antiseptic agents are used, in particular, “Alaminol”. Instructions for use, composition, contraindications and side effects - these are the main points that interest readers.
Composition and forms of release
Today, many medical staff, as well as employees of beauty salons, choose “Alaminol” as a disinfectant. How to breed this tool? How to use it correctly? What is the price of the drug? These questions are extremely important, but first you need to familiarize yourself with the composition and properties of the substance.
Alaminol is produced in the form of a liquid concentrate. The substance is clear, has a characteristic faint odor and blue color (sometimes with a greenish tinge). The main active substances are glyoxal (its concentration is 8%), and alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride (5%). In addition, the solution contains purified water, dye, pH-concentrate.
The product is sold in white polymer cans. You can purchase 1, 3 or 5 liter cans.
Basic pharmacological properties
This solution has bactericidal, fungicidal, tuberculocidal and virucidal properties, therefore it is widely used for presterilizing treatment and disinfection of dental offices and other medical and preventive treatment institutions, hairdressing salons and beauty salons, canteens, hotels, childcare facilities, etc. The use of "Alaminola" is effective in the fight against:
- various viruses, including acute respiratory viral infections, entero-, poly-and rotaviruses;
- causative agents of nosocomial infections;
- causative agents of viral hepatitis;
- herpes and HIV infection;
- candidal fungi (pathogens of thrush);
- microbacteria of tuberculosis.
Indications for use
In what cases use the solution "Alaminol"? Instructions for use contains general indications:
- fight against mold fungi;
- disinfection of premises, including work surfaces, household items, equipment and medical instruments, other items for patient care, as well as bed linen and towels (in such cases, the solution is added during washing);
- disposal of medical waste that was used when working with patients who carry viral, bacterial or fungal infections (gauze, bandages, napkins);
- presterilizing cleaning of metal medical equipment, including endoscopes;
- general cleaning in public places, including schools, kindergartens, canteens, hotels, etc.
Means "Alaminol": instructions for use
The rules of application are directly dependent on the purpose of processing. How to use the tool "Alaminol"? How to breed? In fact, everything is quite simple. Today, for the treatment of premises and surfaces, as a rule, 1, 3 or 5% solutions are used. For processing tools requires a concentration of 8 or 10%. To prepare, for example, a 1% solution, dilute 10 ml of the substance in a liter of ordinary water. It is recommended to use chemically neutral dishes, such as glass, plastic or enameled (without damaging the surface).
If we are talking about disinfecting bed linen or operating linen, then it should be soaked in water with a solution - 5 liters of “Alaminola” per 1 kg of linen. When processing medical waste, they are soaked in a 5% solution, left for three hours, and then destroyed according to the instructions. To treat the walls affected by the fungus, you must first carefully remove the mold, then apply the solution three times with an interval of 15 minutes.
Are side reactions possible?
Are complications possible with the use of Alaminol solution? Instructions for use suggests that side effects are possible only with direct contact with the substance on the skin or mucous membranes. When using treated items or staying in the treated premises, adverse reactions do not occur, there is no information about such cases today.
If the solution gets on the skin of the hands, it is likely that irritation and redness will occur, which is accompanied by a burning sensation. That is why the treatment must be carried out in special protective gloves. If the product does get on the skin, then you should immediately wash your hands under running water and treat with a moisturizing softening cream.
In those cases, if the solution accidentally got into the eyes, it is necessary, again, immediately wash them and drip with 30% sodium sulfacyl. If the substance gets into the digestive tract, it is necessary to urgently take 10-20 tablets of activated carbon and drink them with plenty of water (at least 500 ml).
Antiseptic solution "Alaminol": price
Naturally, for many customers the important point is the cost of a particular product. So how much will Alaminol antiseptic cost? The price, of course, depends on such factors as the manufacturer, the financial policy of the pharmacy, the city of residence, etc. On average, a bottle of this medium of 1 liter costs about 300-400 rubles. Agree, this is quite an affordable price, since many analogs are much more expensive.
In fact, the antiseptic "Alaminol" today is widely used both in medicine and in cosmetology. They are treated not only with medical instruments, but also with various manicure devices. Customer reviews are mostly positive. This tool really perfectly disinfects the surface, reducing the likelihood of transmission of an infection.
It is easy to use, as the scheme of cultivation of space and clear. According to reviews, one bottle of solution is enough for a long time. The advantages include relatively low cost. It is worth noting that after dilution the shelf life of the prepared liquid is 10 days. Store the tool should be in a dark place at normal temperature, but in any case not close to food, dishes, etc.