Active ingredients: chlorhexidine + cetrimide
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has a recall notice on this product.
Chlorhexidine and Cetrimide irrigation solution 30mL Steritube ampoules (chlorohexidine gluconate 0.05%w/v and cetrimide 0.5%w/v)
Batch Number: M18113
Aust R Number: 5701
Further information on this recall can be found at http://apps.tga.gov.au/PROD/SARA/arn-detail.aspx?k=RC-2015-RN-01081-1
What it is used for
For cleansing and irrigating the skin and dirty wounds where an added surfactant effect is required.
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 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear yellow 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
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient chlorhexidine + cetrimide
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems