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Ascabiol 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. 

Drug information on Ascabiol (Cetrimide) from AHPL

Ascabiol

  Topical Emulsion
AHPL
Generic : Cetrimide
 47.00
1%w/v/0.1%w/v
100ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Ascabiol may be prescribed


Side effects of Ascabiol

  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 Ascabiol?

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

When is Ascabiol not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients known hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Ascabiol

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 Ascabiol

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Ascabiol

Store in a cool, dry and dark place.



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