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General Information on Triclosan

Generic Name : Triclosan

Latest prescription information about Triclosan. 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 : Y41.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Bacterials

Why is Triclosan Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antibacterial and antifungal agent, prescribed for acne and disinfections of skin. 

When should Triclosan not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Triclosan?

Topical- Up to 2% in soaps, creams and solution: Use as directed.

How should Triclosan be taken?

It comes as soaps, creams, mouthwashes, and cleaning supplies.

What are the warnings and precautions for Triclosan?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, nose, or mouth.

Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this medication.

What are the side effects of Triclosan?

Contact dermatitis.

What are the other precautions for Triclosan?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Triclosan?

Store it at room temperature.

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