Cetavlex Antiseptic Cream 50g
Cetavlex Antiseptic Cream 50g
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Life is always going to end up giving you cuts and scrapes. And, when that happens, you'll want to take good care of them. Cetavlex Antiseptic Cream contains a chemical which destroys germs, helping to keep minor wounds, burns, cuts and nappy rash looked after.
- Great to keep minor wounds, cuts, burns and nappy rash protected
- Contains cetrimide which destroys germs
- Versatile antiseptic cream
- Comes in a 50g tube
- Apply liberally to the affected area
- Sometimes you may also want to cover the area with a dressing
The active ingredient is Cetrimide 0.5% w/w. The other ingredients are cetostearyl alcohol, liquid paraffin, industrial methylated spirit, methyl-parahydroxybenzoate, propyl-parahydroxybenzoate and water.
Usage and Instructions
Unless instructed otherwise, apply the cream liberally to the affected area. In some cases it may be advisable to cover the wound or burn with a clean dressing after you have applied the cream.
Follow the instructions of your doctor or pharmacist. Always check the label for directions on how to use your medicine. One of our pharmacists will help if you are not sure.
Cetavlex cream is for external use only.
Do not use Cetavlex cream:
- If you know you are sensitive or allergic to any of the ingredients.
- With soap as this can interfere with the action of Cetavlex cream making it less effective.
Take special care with Cetavlex cream: Take care to avoid application to the ears and eyes.
Taking or using other medicines: Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using or have recently used any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Cetavlex cream may be used during pregnancy and breast feeding. Ask your doctor or one of our pharmacists for advice before taking any medicine when you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, are planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Cetavlex cream: The ingredient cetostearyl alcohol may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis) which can cause an itchy rash. Methyl and propyl-parahydroxybenzoates may cause local skin reactions (possibly delayed).
Do not smoke or go near naked flames - risk of severe burns. Fabric (clothing, bedding, dressings etc) that has been in contact with this product burns more easily and is a serious fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but not totally remove it.
Like all medicines Cetavlex cream can sometimes cause side effects, although not everybody has them. The following side effects have been reported but how often they occur is not known. You may notice some irritation of the skin or allergic (itchy) reaction when it is first applied. If any of the side effects become serious, or you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.