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Drug information on Aceptik HC (Cetrimide) from Piramal Healthcare

Aceptik HC

  Lotion
Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Cetrimide
 193.61
15%/7.5%/1000ml
1000 ml

Drug Name : Cetrimide

Cetrimide generic Aceptik HC is a skin antiseptic and disinfectant prescribed for seborrhoeic dermatitis and wound cleansing. The cream has a bactericidal activity against gram-positive bacteria and incompatible with soaps and other anionic surfactants.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Aceptik HC may be prescribed


Side effects of Aceptik HC

  Oral:Nausea, vomiting, digestive problems and death of body tissue.

  Topical:Skin irritation, redness of the skin, rarely burns.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Wound cleansing - Topical : Adult: Apply 0.1-1% aqueous solution or 0.5% cream onto affected area.
Seborrhoeic dermatitis - Topical : Adult: Apply 10% shampoo solution onto the scalp.

How to use Aceptik HC?

It comes as a cream applied over the affected area as directed by your physician.

When is Aceptik HC not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients known hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Aceptik HC

Excessive usage may increase the risk of allergic reactions.

• Avoid contact with eyes, middle ear, meninges, brain, body cavities.

• Consult with your doctor before using this medication.

• Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

• For external use only.

Other Precautions for Aceptik HC

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Aceptik HC

Store in a cool, dry and dark place.



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