How It Works:
Cetrimide is a disinfectant that can prevent infection by both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, as it is bactericidal in nature.
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Cetrimide protects and heals infection of cuts, grazes, insect bite, minor burns and wounds.
- Do not use cetrimide for a long period and repeatedly as it may cause allergic reactions.
- Cetrimide is for topical use only. Avoid contact with mucous membrane such mouth, nose, ears, anus, or vagina.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you develop severe allergic reactions.
- Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve or worsens after cetrimide application.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is cetrimide safe during pregnancy?Cetrimide may be used for local application during pregnancy. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Is it safe to use cetrimide during breastfeeding?Cetrimide may be used for local application during breastfeeding. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Is cetrimide a preservative?Cetrimide is a quaternary ammonium preservative used to limit bacterial growth.
Q. Is cetrimide toxic?Cetrimide is toxic to bacteria. Local application is non-toxic to humans. However, overdose or accidental oral intake may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
Q. Is cetrimide agar selective?Cetrimide agar is a type of agar which allows selective isolation of pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Q. What is cetrimide cream/ solution?Cetrimide cream is a cream for topical application for prevention of infection of cuts, grazes, insect bite, minor burns, wounds and scalds).
Q. How does cetrimide kill bacteria?Cetrimide is a quaternary ammonium disinfectant having bactericidal activity against both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.