Thuốc Chlorhexidine (Topical application)

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Thuốc Chlorhexidine (Topical application)
Thuốc Chlorhexidine (Topical application)

The Chloraprep® and Hibistat® products contain large amounts of alcohol (70%) and are flammable. Do not use them or store them near a flame, heater, or electrical device. Do not use the medicine while you are smoking. Apply the medicine in a well-ventilated place.

Chlorhexidine side effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  • Blistering, burning, itching, peeling, skin rash, redness, swelling, or other signs of irritation on the skin
  • swelling of the face, hands, or feet
  • trouble breathing

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Seek emergency medical attention or call 115

Further information

The content of Holevn is solely for the purpose of providing information about Thuốc Chlorhexidine (Topical application)  and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please contact your nearest doctor or clinic, hospital for advice. We do not accept liability if the patient arbitrarily uses the drug without following a doctor’s prescription.

Reference from: https://www.drugs.com/cons/chlorhexidine-topical-application.html

  • To clean the skin or a wound (eg, Betasept®, Hibiclens®):
    • Adults, teenagers, and children 2 months of age and older—Rinse the area to be cleaned with water. Apply the smallest amount of liquid needed to cover the skin or wound area and wash gently. Thoroughly rinse the area again with water.
    • Children younger than 2 months of age—Use is not recommended.
  • To use before surgery or an injection (eg, Chloraprep®):
    • The Chloraprep® product contains large amounts of alcohol (70%) and is flammable. Do not use it on skin areas that have cuts or scrapes. Apply the medicine in a well-ventilated place and do not use it while you are smoking.
    • Adults, teenagers, and children 2 months of age and older:
      • Open the pouch and use the handle to remove the swabstick applicator. Do not touch the applicator tip. Rub the applicator on the skin with the flat side against the skin. Use a back and forth motion for 30 seconds.
      • Make sure the skin is completely wet. Let the skin air dry for one minute. Do not use a towel for drying.
      • Do not cover the treated area until the skin is completely dry. This is usually one minute or longer for hairless skin. If you must apply the medicine to a hairy area of the body, wipe the area with a towel to remove extra medicine.
    • Children younger than 2 months of age—Use is not recommended.

Storage

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

The Chloraprep® and Hibistat® products contain large amounts of alcohol (70%) and are flammable. Do not store them near a flame, heater, or electrical device.

Precautions while using chlorhexidine

Check with your doctor if your skin problem becomes worse. Call your doctor if you have skin irritation that does not go away, such as redness, itching, or burning in the area where you used chlorhexidine.

Chlorhexidine should not be used for an extended period of time on large areas of the body. Follow your doctor’s instructions about how long to use chlorhexidine.

Chlorhexidine may cause serious and permanent injury when placed in the eyes, ears, or mouth. Carefully follow all instructions before using chlorhexidine to prevent serious side effects.

Chlorhexidine may cause a brown stain on clothing when chlorine is also present. These stains may not be removed by regular washing. Use only non-chlorine products to wash or bleach fabrics exposed to chlorhexidine. If the medicine has directions on the package about washing fabrics, follow them carefully.

The Chloraprep® and Hibistat® products contain large amounts of alcohol (70%) and are flammable. Do not use them or store them near a flame, heater, or electrical device. Do not use the medicine while you are smoking. Apply the medicine in a well-ventilated place.

Chlorhexidine side effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  • Blistering, burning, itching, peeling, skin rash, redness, swelling, or other signs of irritation on the skin
  • swelling of the face, hands, or feet
  • trouble breathing

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Seek emergency medical attention or call 115

Further information

  • The content of Holevn is solely for the purpose of providing information about Thuốc Chlorhexidine (Topical application)  and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please contact your nearest doctor or clinic, hospital for advice. We do not accept liability if the patient arbitrarily uses the drug without following a doctor’s prescription.

    Reference from: https://www.drugs.com/cons/chlorhexidine-topical-application.html

    • To clean the skin or a wound (eg, Betasept®, Hibiclens®):
      • Adults, teenagers, and children 2 months of age and older—Rinse the area to be cleaned with water. Apply the smallest amount of liquid needed to cover the skin or wound area and wash gently. Thoroughly rinse the area again with water.
      • Children younger than 2 months of age—Use is not recommended.
    • To use before surgery or an injection (eg, Chloraprep®):
      • The Chloraprep® product contains large amounts of alcohol (70%) and is flammable. Do not use it on skin areas that have cuts or scrapes. Apply the medicine in a well-ventilated place and do not use it while you are smoking.
      • Adults, teenagers, and children 2 months of age and older:
        • Open the pouch and use the handle to remove the swabstick applicator. Do not touch the applicator tip. Rub the applicator on the skin with the flat side against the skin. Use a back and forth motion for 30 seconds.
        • Make sure the skin is completely wet. Let the skin air dry for one minute. Do not use a towel for drying.
        • Do not cover the treated area until the skin is completely dry. This is usually one minute or longer for hairless skin. If you must apply the medicine to a hairy area of the body, wipe the area with a towel to remove extra medicine.
      • Children younger than 2 months of age—Use is not recommended.

Storage

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

The Chloraprep® and Hibistat® products contain large amounts of alcohol (70%) and are flammable. Do not store them near a flame, heater, or electrical device.

Precautions while using chlorhexidine

Check with your doctor if your skin problem becomes worse. Call your doctor if you have skin irritation that does not go away, such as redness, itching, or burning in the area where you used chlorhexidine.

Chlorhexidine should not be used for an extended period of time on large areas of the body. Follow your doctor’s instructions about how long to use chlorhexidine.

Chlorhexidine may cause serious and permanent injury when placed in the eyes, ears, or mouth. Carefully follow all instructions before using chlorhexidine to prevent serious side effects.

Chlorhexidine may cause a brown stain on clothing when chlorine is also present. These stains may not be removed by regular washing. Use only non-chlorine products to wash or bleach fabrics exposed to chlorhexidine. If the medicine has directions on the package about washing fabrics, follow them carefully.

The Chloraprep® and Hibistat® products contain large amounts of alcohol (70%) and are flammable. Do not use them or store them near a flame, heater, or electrical device. Do not use the medicine while you are smoking. Apply the medicine in a well-ventilated place.

Chlorhexidine side effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  • Blistering, burning, itching, peeling, skin rash, redness, swelling, or other signs of irritation on the skin
  • swelling of the face, hands, or feet
  • trouble breathing

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Seek emergency medical attention or call 115

Further information

The content of Holevn is solely for the purpose of providing information about Thuốc Chlorhexidine (Topical application)  and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please contact your nearest doctor or clinic, hospital for advice. We do not accept liability if the patient arbitrarily uses the drug without following a doctor’s prescription.

Reference from: https://www.drugs.com/cons/chlorhexidine-topical-application.html

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