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Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution

Manufactured byModi Mundi Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Description
Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is a topical antiseptic. It is used to prevent and treat minor wounds and skin infections. This medicine works by killing germs and preventing the spread of infection. It is also used to sanitize the skin before a surgical procedure is performed. Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution may cause some side effects like burning sensation, redness, or irritation at the site of application. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or worsen, consult your doctor. Avoid direct contact with your eyes and nose. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water. Avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it. Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is meant for external use only. Clean and dry the affected area and apply this medicine uniformly on your skin. Allow the medicine to dry completely before applying a bandage. Do not apply a tight bandage.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution

  • Skin irritation
  • Redness of skin

Uses of Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution

What is it prescribed for?

  • Minor wounds
  • Skin disinfectant
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time taken for Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution to start its action is not known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution remains active in your body is not known.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendency has been reported for Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    It is not known if Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is safe for use in pregnancy. Hence, consult your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is not recommended for use while breastfeeding unless necessary. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Allergy

Avoid using Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of your face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

It is not known if Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is safe for use in pregnancy. Hence, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is not recommended for use while breastfeeding unless necessary. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
General warnings

Severe skin allergy

Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution should be discontinued if you experience skin rashes, hives (itchy and painful eruptions that sting), or severe itching. Consult your doctor if you experience these symptoms.

External use only

Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is meant for use on the skin only. Do not use this medicine in your mouth. Avoid prolonged use of this medicine over a large area as it may increase the risk of side effects.

Deep wounds and severe burns

Avoid the use of Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution in deep wounds, large areas of broken skin, and severe burns.

Missed Dose

Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is generally used as needed. However, If you are on a scheduled dosing regimen of this medicine, apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

An overdose of Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, seek emergency medical help in case of accidental ingestion.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Thyroid disorders

Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution should be used with caution if you have thyroid problems as this medicine may further affect the function of your thyroid gland (a small organ in your neck that is responsible for the production of chemical substances known as hormones that control metabolism). Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is meant for external use only. Follow all the instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Apply the medication after cleaning and drying the affected area. Avoid prolonged use of this medicine over a large area as it may increase the risk of side effects. Avoid the use of this medicine in your mouth. Avoid direct contact with your eyes and nose.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Betaseptic Gargle 2% Solution is an antiseptic that works by killing germs and preventing the spread of infection.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antiseptic and germicides

Schedule

OTC

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Information on this page was last updated on 22 Oct 2021

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