MEDICAID ANTISEPTIC CREAM
Active substance(s): CETRIMIDE
MEDICAID Antiseptic Cream
Cetrimide 0.5% w/w
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
This leaflet is provided to give you information about Medicaid Antiseptic Cream and what you
should know to use it correctly. Please read it carefully.
The name of your medicine is Medicaid Antiseptic Cream.
What does Medicaid Antiseptic Cream contain?
Medicaid Antiseptic Cream contains an active ingredient called Cetrimide BP 0.5% w/w in a
hydrophilic cream base.
It also contains inactive ingredients: liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin, lanolin (anhydrous),
cetostearyl alcohol, glyceryl monostearate, myristyl alcohol, cetomacragol 1000, nipasept (mixture of
alkyl esters of 4-hydroxybenzoic acid), perfume compound and de-ionized water.
Medicaid Antiseptic Cream is available in packs of 5 g, 10 g, 15 g, 25 g, 30 g, 50 g, 60 g and 100 g.
Marketing Authorisation Holder: Boston Healthcare Umited, Unit 6, Navigation Court, Calder
Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 7BJ
Manufacturer: Norbrook Laboratories Umited, Station Works, Camlough Road, Newry BTJS 6JP,
What is Medicaid Antiseptic Cream used for?
It is used for the treatment of nappy rash, chapped hands, sunburn, chafing, minor bums, cuts and
Undesirable side effects
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
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
How to use Medicaid Antiseptic Cream
For topical use only. Apply liberally to the affected area. Repeat as necessary.
First aid: Wash affected area gently, pat dry and apply to soothe and help prevention of infection.
Nappy rash: After normal nappy changing routine, dry baby's skin and without rubbing apply cream.
What happens if the cream is swallowed?
If you accidentally swallow Medicaid Antiseptic Cream, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Precautions and other special warnings
If symptoms persist or you notice anything unusual, stop using the cream and consult your doctor.
Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.
Other important points
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the side of the tube, or if the seals are
This leaflet was last revised in: June 2015
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