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Triclosan topical Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with triclosan topical:


Triclosan (applies to triclosan topical) dermal absorption

Major Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Burns - External

The use of triclosan is contraindicated in patients with burned or denuded skin or for routine prophylactic body washing.


  1. "Product Information. Stridex Antibacterial Cleansing Bar (trioxsalen)." Blistex, Oak Brook, IL.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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