Chloroxylenol - Drug Information

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General Information on Chloroxylenol

Generic Name : Chloroxylenol

Pronunciation : chlo-ro-xy-le-nol

Latest prescription information about Chloroxylenol. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y56.2 | Therapeutic Classification : Antimicrobials

Why is Chloroxylenol Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antimicrobial agent, prescribed as a antiseptic and disinfectant. 

When should Chloroxylenol not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Chloroxylenol?

Use as directed by your physician.

How should Chloroxylenol be taken?

It comes as a liquid, cream, and soap to apply topically as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Chloroxylenol?

Caution needed in pregnant and breast-feeding women.
For external use only; avoid contact with your eyes and mouth.
Avoid use on brain meninges, middle ear & other sensitive tissues.
Aqueous solution should be freshly prepared at recommended concentration and appropriate measures must be taken to prevent contamination.

What are the side effects of Chloroxylenol?

Irritation of eye and other sensitive tissues.

What are the other precautions for Chloroxylenol?

Wash your hands thoroughly after using this liquid.

What are the storage conditions of Chloroxylenol?

Store it at room temperature (25C).

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