TCP SOOTHING ANTISEPTIC CUTANEOUS SPRAY

Active substance: PHENOL

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INFORMATION FOR THE USER
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ANTISEPTIC CUTANEOUS SPRAY

Phenol and Chlorhexidine Digluconate
Read this leaflet carefully because it
contains important information for you.
This medicine is available without
prescription. However, you still need to use
TCP Soothing Antiseptic Cutaneous Spray
carefully to get the best results from it.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
• You must contact a doctor if your
symptoms worsen or do not improve
• If you have any unusual effects after
using this product, tell your doctor or
pharmacist.

IN THIS LEAFLET:
1. What is TCP Soothing Antiseptic
Cutaneous Spray & what is it used for?
2. Before you use TCP Soothing
Antiseptic Cutaneous Spray.
3. How to use TCP Soothing Antiseptic
Cutaneous Spray.
4. Possible side effects.
5. How to store TCP Soothing Antiseptic
Cutaneous Spray.
6. Further information.

1. What is TCP Soothing
Antiseptic Cutaneous Spray
and what is it used for?

TCP Soothing Antiseptic Cutaneous
Spray is used to ease pain and help
prevent infections from minor cuts and
grazes, minor burns, scalds, blisters,
stings and insect bites, spots and
chapped or rough skin. The spray
contains two active substances, phenol
and chlorhexidine digluconate. Phenol
and chlorhexidine digluconate have
antiseptic and cleaning properties for the
disinfection of skin, wounds and burns.
Phenol also has a local anaesthetic action
for the relief of pain.

Chefaro UK
TCP Antiseptic Spray PIL
Herpal Kang
5736 (PL41) v2
148 x 210mm
17/02/2012

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T: 01992 586587

2. Before you use TCP
Soothing Antiseptic
Cutaneous Spray
DO NOT use TCP Soothing Antiseptic
Cutaneous Spray:
• If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to
phenol or chlorhexidine digluconate or
any of the other ingredients of TCP
Soothing Antiseptic Cutaneous Spray
(See section 6, Further Information).
Pregnancy and breast-feeding:
You may use the spray if you are
pregnant or breast-feeding but as with all
medicines at this time, you should
discuss it with your doctor first.

3. How to use TCP Soothing
Antiseptic Cutaneous Spray
Follow the directions below carefully.
Before using the product for the first time,
check that the bottle seal is not broken.
Adults and children:
1. Spray onto the affected area of skin to
wash away any dirt and debris.
2. If necessary use cotton wool or a clean
tissue to remove any remaining dirt
and excess liquid.
3. Repeat this procedure until the wound
is clean. Do not use with soap.
If your condition does not improve, or a
skin irritation, rash or any other effects
not mentioned occur, stop using and
consult a pharmacist or doctor.
If you have any further questions on the
use of this product, ask your doctor or
pharmacist.

This spray is for external use only.
Avoid contact with your eyes, ears and
mouth and do not use as a mouthwash
or gargle.
If you accidentally spray this product in
your eye, wash thoroughly with lots of
water and tell your doctor straight away
or contact your nearest Accident and
Emergency Department.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, TCP Soothing
Antiseptic Cutaneous Spray can cause
side effects, although not everybody gets
them.
Rarely, you may experience local irritation,
rash or other skin reactions at the site of
application after applying the spray.
Frequent application of the spray to the
same area for long periods of time or
over large areas of skin may lead to skin
irritation.
If you are concerned about this, or if the
spray affects you in any other way, stop
using TCP Soothing Antiseptic
Cutaneous Spray and tell your doctor or
pharmacist immediately.

5. How to store TCP Soothing
Antiseptic Cutaneous Spray
Keep out of the reach and sight of
children.
The product should be stored in its
original carton.
Do not use TCP Soothing Antiseptic
Cutaneous Spray after the expiry date
which is stated on the end flap of the
carton and the side of the bottle (marked
'EXP'). The expiry date refers to the last
date of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask
your pharmacist how to dispose of
medicines no longer required. These
measures will help to protect the
environment.

6. Further Information
What TCP Soothing Antiseptic
Cutaneous Spray contains:
The active substances are phenol 1.2%
w/v and chlorhexidine digluconate
0.25% w/v.
The other ingredients are alcohol,
cocamidopropylamine oxide,
denatonium, perfume, colour (ponceau
4R (E124)) and water.
What TCP Soothing Antiseptic Cutaneous Spray looks like and contents of
the pack:
TCP Soothing Antiseptic Cutaneous
Spray is available in bottles containing
50ml, 100ml, 150ml or 200ml of a clear
pale pink liquid with a characteristic
odour (not all pack sizes may be
marketed).
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Chefaro UK Ltd., 4th Floor, Hamilton
House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury,
London, WC1H 9BB, UK.
Manufacturer:
Bell, Sons & Co., (Druggists) Ltd.,
Slaidburn Crescent, Southport,
PR9 9AL, UK.
Leaflet revised February 2012.
Remember: if you have any doubt
about using TCP Soothing Antiseptic
Cutaneous Spray correctly, seek the
advice of your doctor or pharmacist.
If you would like any further information
about this product, please contact:
Chefaro UK Ltd., 4th Floor, Hamilton
House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury,
London, WC1H 9BB, UK.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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