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Brand name: Chlorhexidine Acetate 0.1% and Cetrimide 1% (Baxter) TM

Active ingredients: chlorhexidine + cetrimide

What it is used for

Chlorhexidine Acetate (0.1 %) with Cetrimide (1 %) antiseptic solution is used as a general antiseptic. It is used for the cleaning and disinfecting of wounds and the antiseptic treatment of burns.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Topical
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Yellow coloured solution

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 Not Scheduled.

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Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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