What are the precautions for Sodium Hypochlorite?

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11 Aug 2009

from http://www.drugs.com/cdi/sodium-hypochlorite.html

Sodium Hypochlorite is used for:

Preventing and treating infection of the skin and tissue. It may also be used before and after surgery or to treat cuts, abrasions, and skin ulcers. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Sodium Hypochlorite is a topical antimicrobial. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.

Do NOT use Sodium Hypochlorite if:
* you are allergic to any ingredient in Sodium Hypochlorite or to chlorine compounds

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Before using Sodium Hypochlorite :

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