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Cetrilak Mild 5 % Solution

Manufactured byMENARINI INDIA
ContainsCetrimide
Description

Cetrilak Mild 5 % Solution is an antiseptic and disinfectant used topically for wound cleansing and the treatment of some skin disorders. It is also used to treat minor burns and to prevent infection in cuts, small wounds, grazes, nappy rash and chapped hands.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cetrilak Mild 5 % Solution

  • Rash
  • Skin blistering
  • Redness of skin
  • Burning sensation

Uses of Cetrilak Mild 5 % Solution

What is it prescribed for?

  • Seborrheic Dermatitis and Scalp psoriasis
  • Wound cleansing
  • Minor burns
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • 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.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. If the medicine is used, care should be taken so that the infant does not come in contact with the medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to cetrimide or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. If the medicine is used, care should be taken so that the infant does not come in contact with the medicine.
General warnings

External use

This medicine is only recommended for external use. Avoid contact with the mouth and eyes.

Skin irritation

This medicine may cause skin irritation in some patients. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Missed Dose

Use/apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, swallowing this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
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

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is meant for external use only. If the medicine is swallowed, seek immediate medical help. Follow all dosing instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than recommended by your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
It destroys or damages the cell membranes of bacteria; this eventually results in the death of bacteria.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Antiseptic, Anti-infectives, Topical anti-infectives

Schedule

OTC

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http://www.mhra.gov.uk/home/groups/par/documents/websiteresources/con553666.pdf

Boots Antiseptic Wound Wash - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (eMC) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2018 [cited 11 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/6734

Savlon First Aid Wash 0.5% w/v Cutaneous Spray - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (eMC) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2018 [cited 11 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4540

Care Antiseptic First Aid Cream - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (eMC) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2018 [cited 11 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4819
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Information on this page was last updated on 23 Apr 2018

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