Brand name: BD Persist Plus TM
Active ingredients: chlorhexidine + ethanol
What it is used for
Patient preoperative skin preparation for skin antisepsis prior to percutaneous procedures and vascular access, including catheter insertion. To provide an antiseptic protective barrier against skin irritation due to dressing adhesives. For routine catheter site care on dry skin at intervals up to 3 days.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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Do I need a prescription?
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is
Reporting side effects
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