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SAVLON ANTISEPTIC LIQUID

Active substance(s): CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE SOLUTION / STRONG CETRIMIDE SOLUTION 40%

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PARTICULARS TO APPEAR ON THE IMMEDIATE/OUTER PACKAGING
Bottle

1.

NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT

Savlon Antiseptic Liquid
Cetrimide 3.0% w/v
Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.3% w/v

2.

STATEMENT OF ACTIVE SUBSTANCE(S)

Active ingredients: Cetrimide 3.0% w/v and Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.3% w/v.

3.

LIST OF EXCIPIENTS

Also contains: Isopropyl alcohol, terpineol, liquid deodoriser, benzyl benzoate, d-gluconolactone, sodium hydroxide
and purified water.

4.
PHARMACEUTICAL FORM AND CONTENTS
Liquid
5.

METHOD AND ROUTE(S) OF ADMINISTRATION

Directions for use:
For First Aid treatment – Apply the diluted liquid carefully to the affected area. Add 2 capfuls (30ml) of the liquid to
½ litre of warm water.
For personal hygiene and midwifery – Add 2 capfuls (30ml) of the liquid to ½ litre of warm water.
For bathing – For full benefit do not mix with soap or detergents. Add 5 capfuls (75ml) to bath water.

6.

SPECIAL WARNING THAT THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT MUST BE STORED OUT OF
THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN

Do not use undiluted on the skin.
Caution: Avoid contact with the eyes and ears. Treat any accidental splashes to the eyes by washing open eyes with
water for at least ten minutes and seek medical advice. If accidentally swallowed wash out the mouth and drink plenty
of water or milk. Consult your doctor and show this container.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use after the expiry date given.

7.

OTHER SPECIAL WARNING(S), IF NECESSARY

Side effects: In rare cases, skin irritation may occur; stop using and seek medical advice. If symptoms persist, or any
unwanted effects occur, seek medical advice.
Use with care in newborn babies, especially those born prematurely. Savlon Antiseptic Liquid may cause chemical skin
burns.

8.
EXPIRY DATE
EXP
9.

SPECIAL STORAGE CONDITIONS

Do not store above 25°C.

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10. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR DISPOSAL OF UNUSED MEDICINAL PRODUCTS OR
WASTE MATERIALS DERIVED FROM SUCH MEDICINAL PRODUCTS, IF APPROPRIATE

11.

NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER

Novartis Consumer Health, Horsham,
RH12 5AB, UK.

12.

MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER(S)

PL00030/0126

13. BATCH NUMBER
LOT
14.

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION FOR SUPPLY

GSL

15.

INSTRUCTIONS ON USE

Directions for use:
For First Aid treatment – Apply the diluted liquid carefully to the affected area. Add 2 capfuls (30ml) of the liquid to
½ litre of warm water.
For personal hygiene and midwifery – Add 2 capfuls (30ml) of the liquid to ½ litre of warm water.
For bathing – For full benefit do not mix with soap or detergents. Add 5 capfuls (75ml) to bath water.

16.

INFORMATION IN BRAILLE

Savlon Antiseptic Liquid

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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