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Drug information on Savlon (Cetrimide) from Johnson & Johnson

Savlon

  Lotion
Johnson & Johnson
Generic : Cetrimide
 13.00
0.6%/0.3%/50ml
50ml
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc Biotechnology | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Savlon may be prescribed


Side effects of Savlon

  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 Savlon?

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

When is Savlon not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients known hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Savlon

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 Savlon

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Savlon

Store in a cool, dry and dark place.



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