Active ingredients: chlorhexidine + ethanol
What it is used for
As an alternative means of rapid hand disinfection whenever routine handwashing is not practical (eg wards, gynaecological units, isolation units, ambulances, patient's home). For use when there is no gross soiling of the hands.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.
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.
Smooth, pink lotion
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 + ethanol
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