Brand name: Chlorhexidine Gluconate Pre-Op (Orion) TM
Active ingredients: chlorhexidine
What it is used for
For disinfection of the skin prior to surgery.
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 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Pink, clear, slightly viscous foaming liquid.
Do I need a prescription?
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription. This medicine requires caution in handling, storage, or use. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient chlorhexidine
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.
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