This medicine contains the active ingredient dibrompropamidine Isethionate (previously spelt dibromopropamidine in the UK), which is is an antibacterial agent. It is active against pathogenic (disease-causing) streptococci and staphylococci bacteria, including penicillin-resistant strains. It also has some activity against gram-negative bacilli. Its antibacterial action is not inhibited by pus, blood or para-aminobenzoic acid. In addition it has useful activity against certain species of pathogenic fungi.
What is it used for?
First aid dressing for minor burns, scalds, abrasions and other open injuries.
Inflammation and infection of the outer part of the ear canal (otitis externa)
Superficial bacterial infections
Superficial fungal infections including scalp ringworm.
Treatment of pyodermas (pus-producing skin disorders) such as impetigo and barber's rash (sycosis barbae).
Use with caution in
Avoid prolonged use
Not to be used in
No known conditions
This medicine should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.
If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Certain medicines should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. However, other medicines may be safely used in pregnancy or breastfeeding providing the benefits to the mother outweigh the risks to the unborn baby. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, before using any medicine.
There is no information available about the safety of this medicine during pregnancy, therefore it is not recommended for use during pregnancy, unless considered essential by your doctor. Seek medical advice from your doctor.
The safety of this medicine during breastfeeding has not been established. Seek medical advice from your doctor.
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. Because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect.
Allergic inflammation of the skin (contact dermatitis)
Sensitisation or allergic reaction
The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer.
For more information about any other possible risks associated with this medicine, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
How can this medicine affect other medicines?
There are no reported interactions with this preparation.
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