Generic Name : Benzalkonium chloride Pronunciation : BEN-zal-KOE-nee-um klor-ide Therapeutic Classification : Topical Antiseptics
International- CureChrome. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a topical antiseptic, prescribed for cold sore and fever blister. This medication prevents the spread of infection. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Apply over the affected area as directed by your physician. How it should be taken :
It comes as a liquid to apply topically. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of allergy, during pregnancy and lactation.
* For external use only.
* It is inflammable; avoid storing near or in open flame.
* Avoid contact with eyes or mouth.
Side Effects :
Local- Rash, itching, swelling and irritation.
* Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this solution.
Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container.
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