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Important: The information below refers to medicines available in the United States that contain ethanol.

Medications containing ethanol:

ethanol systemic

Brand names: Alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages), Ethyl Alcohol, Dehydrated Alcohol, Alcohol 5% in Dextrose 5%
Drug class(es): miscellaneous uncategorized agents

ethanol topical

Brand names: Nozin POPswab, Instant Hand Sanitizer, Alcare Plus, Nozin
Drug class(es): antiseptic and germicides
Ethanol topical is used in the treatment of:

Further information

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