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MANX ANTISEPTIC 0.15% W/W CREAM

Active substance(s): DIBROMPROPAMIDINE ISETIONATE

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET - INFORMATION FOR THE USER

Manx Antiseptic 0.15%w/w Cream
Dibrompropamidine isetionate

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 Manx Antiseptic Cream
carefully to get the best results from it.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ask your pharmacist 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 Manx Antiseptic Cream is and what it is
used for
2. Before using Manx Antiseptic Cream
3. How to use Manx Antiseptic Cream
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Manx Antiseptic Cream
6. Further information

1. What Manx Antiseptic Cream is and what
it is used for
Manx 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 fungi.
Manx 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 Manx Antiseptic Cream
Do not use Manx Antiseptic Cream:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to
dibrompropamidine or any of the other ingredients of
Manx Antiseptic Cream. See section 6 for other
ingredients.
Take special care with Manx 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
children.
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
medications.
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 Manx 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, caster oil or
cetostearyl alcohol contact your doctor before using
this medicine.

3. How to use Manx Antiseptic Cream
Adults
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 Manx 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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WIP URN
APPROVED URN
Job
Size
Date
BOH Approval Date
Saved as
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050515-BR02-PIL-09
N/A

Manx Antiseptic Cream PIL - Side 1
210 x 148mm
5 May 2015
13891/09 PIL S1.ai
1 colour - Black

M2

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Manx Antiseptic Cream can cause
side effects, although not everybody gets them. 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
treated
rash, itching or redness on your fingers and hands
after using the cream.
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:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects,
you can help provide more information on the safety of
this medicine.

5. How to store Manx Antiseptic Cream
Keep out of sight and reach of children
Do not store above 25ÂșC. 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 Manx 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, 30g or 50g tube.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Manx Pharma Ltd
Taylor Group House, Wedgnock Lane, Warwick,
CV34 5YA, UK
Manufacturer
Beltapharm SpA
Via Stelvio 66, 20095 Cusano Milanino, Milan, Italy
Other Formats
To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large print or
audio please call 01926 482511.
This leaflet was last revised in
May 2015
WIP URN: 050515-BR02-PIL-09

WIP URN
APPROVED URN
Job
Size
Date
BOH Approval Date
Saved as
Prints

050515-BR02-PIL-09
N/A

Manx Antiseptic Cream PIL - Side 2
210 x 148mm
5 May 2015
13891/09 PIL S2.ai
1 colour - Black

M2

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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