Claremont CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2012
Elephants and Rhinoceroses frequently encounter chronic non-healing infected abscesses and cutaneous wounds that become resistant to traditional antibiotics and treatments. Over time, these wounds can have serious long-term consequences such as systemic infections and impaired mobility. Recognizing the difficulty in treating these types of wounds, the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine has recently allowed Synedgen to market Synoplex®, Synedgen’s veterinary wound rinse product, as an FDA Indexed Product to treat infected, chronic and non-infected wounds in elephants and rhinoceroses. Synoplex® is intended for the treatment of chronic foot disease (cracked nails, abscesses, lesions, ulcers, fissures) and chronic non-healing dermal or subdermal wounds such as abscesses and pressure sores caused by chronic inflammation or bacterial species. Synoplex® is also intended for use as a regular treatment for non-infected wounds at a lower dose.
Data have shown that Synoplex® breaks up established biofilms, flushes the bacteria from the wounds, and inhibits the formation of biofilms, providing a safe, prophylactic and therapeutic treatment for both chronic and acute infections associated with dermal wounds and foot disease in elephants and rhinoceroses. In addition, Synoplex® has been shown to encourage wound healing, unlike other topical disinfectants that are damaging to tissue.
“Synoplex® provides a breakthrough technology for treating both chronic and acute topical infections by eliminating the need for antibiotics,” stated Synedgen President Shenda Baker. “This product is perfectly suited for large topical wound application in elephants and rhinoceroses, as it is safe for the veterinarian and animal and heals the wound while preventing or treating infection.”
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