Deoxyribonuclease is an enzyme preparation obtained from the pancreas of bovine animals. Deoxyribonuclease reduces the activity of adenoviruses, viruses, and also reduces the viscosity of phlegm.
Apply deoxyribonuclease in herpetic and adenoviral keratitis and keratouveitis, injecting conjunctiva once a day with 0.5 ml of 0.2% solution and 3-4 times a day instill in the eye 2-3 drops of 0.2% solution for 2 - 4 weeks; with adenovirus catarrh of the respiratory tract, lung abscesses, bronchoectatic disease to reduce viscosity and improve the evacuation of sputum and pus, deoxyribonuclease is administered as an aerosol-3 li for 15 min .; inhalation is repeated three times a day for a week. Available in hermetically sealed vials of 5, 10, 25 and 50 mg of the drug. Keep in a dry dark place at a temperature not higher than 20 °. Before use it is dissolved in sterile isotonic solution of sodium chloride. See also Enzyme preparations .