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Gentian Violet Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 1%; 2%

Usual Adult Dose for Fungal Infection Prophylaxis

Apply directly to cleaned area/wound with a cotton-tipped applicator once or twice daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Oral Thrush

Apply directly to cleaned area/wound with a cotton-tipped applicator once or twice daily.

Renal Dose Adjustments

There are no data concerning the dosing of gentian violet topical in patients with renal dysfunction.

Liver Dose Adjustments

There are no data concerning the dosing of gentian violet topical in patients with liver dysfunction.

Precautions

For external use only. Medication will stain skin and clothing. Not for application to ulcerative lesions as this could result in permanent staining of the skin. Do not use in the eyes. In cases of deep or puncture wounds or serious burns, consult a physician. If redness, irritation, swelling or pain persists or increases, or if infection occurs, discontinue use and consult a physician.

Dialysis

There are no data on the dialysis clearance of gentian violet topical.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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