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Hibiclens by Molnlycke Health Care

Medically reviewed on December 27, 2017

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE 213g in 1000mL
Labeler: Molnlycke Health Care
NDC Code: 0234-0575

Hibiclens 4 oz Wideneck

Chlorhexidine gluconate solution 4.0% w/v

Antiseptic

Uses
  • antimicrobial skin cleanser helps reduce bacteria that potentially can cause disease
  • for skin wound and general skin cleansing
  • surgical hand scrub
  • healthcare personnel handwash

Warnings

For external use only

Allergy alert:

This product may cuase a severe allergic reaction. Symptoms may include:

  • wheezing/difficulty breathing
  • shock
  • facial swelling
  • hives
  • rash

If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Do not use
  • if you or the patient is allergic to chlorhexidine gluconate or any other ingredient in this product
  • in contact with the meninges
  • in the genital area

When using this product
  • keep out of eyes, ears, and mouth. May cause serious and permanent eye injury if permitted to enter and remain in the eye or may cause deafness when instilled in the middle ear through perforated eardrums.
  • if contact occurs in any of these areas, rinse with cold water right away
  • wounds which involve more than the superficial layers of the skin should not be routinely treated
  • repeated general cleansing of large body areas should not be done except when advised by a health care provider

Stop use and ask a doctor if

irritation, sensitization, or allergic reaction occurs. These may be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
  • use with care in premature infants or infants under 2 months of age. These products may cause irritation or chemical burns.
  • skin wound and general skin cleansing.

Thoroughly rinse the area to be cleansed with water. Apply the minimum amount of the product necessary to cover the skin or wound area and wash gently. Rinse thoroughly.

  • surgical hand scrub. Wet hands and forearms with water. Scrub for 3 minutes with about 5 mL of the product with a brush. Rinse thoroughly under running water. Repeat. Dry thoroughly.
  • healthcare personnel handwash.

Wet hands with water. Dispense about 5 mL of the product into cupped hands and wash in a vigorous manner for 15 seconds. Rinse and dry thoroughly.

Other information
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)

Inactive ingredients

fragrance, gluconolactone, isopropyl alcohol 4% w/v, lauramine oxide, poloxamer 237, purified water and red 40

Questions?

1-800-843-8497

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chlorhexidine gluconate solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0234-0575
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE (CHLORHEXIDINE) CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE213 g  in 1000 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
GLUCONOLACTONE 
LAURAMINE OXIDE 
WATER 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL 
POLOXAMER 237 
Product Characteristics
ColorredScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0234-0575-40118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA01776802/15/2016
Labeler - Molnlycke Health Care (165301032)

 
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