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Antiseptic Cream

4. Possible side effects

Dibrompropamidine isetionate 0.15%w/w
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains
important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription.
However, you still need to use Lloydspharmacy
Antiseptic Cream carefully to get the best results from it.

- Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.

- Ask your pharamcist if you need more information
or advice.

- You must contact a doctor if your symptoms
worsen or do not improve.

- If any of the side effects get serious, or if you notice
any side effect not listed in this leaflet, please tell
your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet
1. What Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream is and
what it is used for
2. Before using Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream
3. How to use Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream
6. Further information

1. What Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream
is and what it is used for
Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream contains the active
substance dibrompropamidine isetionate. This
medicine belongs to a group of medicines called
antiseptics which can kill certain types of bacteria and
Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream is used to
treat cuts, grazes, minor burns and other minor skin
infections, as well as nappy rash, rashes affecting the
moustache and beard areas, outer ear infections and
ringworm of the scalp.

2. Before using Lloydspharmacy
Antiseptic Cream
Do not use Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to
dibrompropamidine or any of the other ingredients of
Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream. See section 6 for
other ingredients.
Take special care with Lloydspharmacy
Antiseptic Cream
Do not use the cream for more than a few days at a
time, as long term use can interfere with healing.
The cream should not be used for long periods on young
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have
experienced allergies to creams or ointments in the past.

Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking
or have recently taken any other medicines, including
medicines obtained without a prescription.
There are no known interactions with other
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking
any medication.
If you are pregnant, or think you may be pregnant
please ask your doctor or pharmacist before using the
cream. It may not be suitable for you.
Driving and using machines
There are no known effects of this medicine on your
ability to drive or use machinery.
Important information about some of the
ingredients of Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream

- Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) may cause
allergic reactions (possibly delayed)

- Castor oil may cause skin reactions
- Cetostearyl alcohol may cause local skin reactions

(eg. contact dermatitis).
If you have been told by your doctor that you are
allergic to methyl parahydroxybenzoate, castor oil or
cetostearyl alcohol contact your doctor before using
this medicine.

3. How to use Lloydspharmacy
Antiseptic Cream
Wash your hands each time before you use the cream.
Apply a pea size amount of the cream to the area to be
treated, either straight onto the skin, or on a light
dressing. Wash your hands again when you are
finished, unless you are treating the hands. Most
patients use the cream two or three times a day.
There are no specific recommendations for use in the
elderly and children.
Accidental swallowing of the contents of the tube is
unlikely to lead to any serious effects.
If you forget to use Lloydspharmacy
Antiseptic Cream
If you forget to apply the cream at the usual time, apply
it when you remember, unless it is close to the time for
your next dose. Do not apply a double amount to make
up for a forgotten application.

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Some people may have side effects when taking this
medicine. If you experience any of the following side
effects stop using the cream and contact your doctor
or pharmacist immediately:

- rash, itching or redness at or around the area being

- rash, itching or redness on your fingers and hands
after using the cream.
If any of the side effects get serious, or if you notice
any side effects not listed on this leaflet please tell
your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist
or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in
this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the
Yellow Card Scheme at:
By reporting side effects, you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine.

5. How to store Lloydspharmacy
Antiseptic Cream
Keep out of sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 25°C. Keep it in the original tube
with the top screwed on. Do not use the cream after the
expiry date, which is printed on the tube.
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 Lloydspharmacy Antiseptic Cream looks like
and contents of the pack
This medicine contains the active ingredient
dibrompropamidine isetionate 0.15%w/w. It also
contains Castor oil - virgin, Cetostearyl alcohol,
Polyethylene glycol 600 monostearate, Methyl
parahydroxybenzoate (E218), Silicone MS Antifoam A,
Purified water.
The cream is available in a 25g tube.
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Manx Pharma Limited,
Taylor Group House, Wedgnock Lane, Warwick,
CV34 5YA, United Kingdom
Beltapharm SpA.
Via Stelvio 66, 20095 Cusano Milanino, Milan, Italy
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To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large
print or audio please call 01926 482511.
This leaflet was last revised in April 2015.
WIP URN 280415-LAC001-PIL-06

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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