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PHISOHEX
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Drug Name:

PHISOHEX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Hexachlorophene 3%; emulsion.

Company:
Sanofi Aventis

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PHISOHEX:

Surgical scrub and bacteriostatic skin cleanser.

Adult:

See literature.

Children:

Infants: not recommended. Others: see literature.

Contraindications:

Burns. Denuded skin. Do not use as an occlusive dressing, wet pack or lotion or on mucous membranes. Do not get into eyes. Routine prophylactic total body bathing. Generalized dermatological conditions.

Warnings/Precautions:

Rinse thoroughly after use (esp. scrotum and perineum). If cerebral irritability occurs, discontinue use immediately. Infants and young children. Pregnancy (Cat. C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Antimicrobial.

Adverse Reactions:

Dermatitis, irritability, photosensitivity, redness, mild scaling and dryness of skin. Severe toxic reactions (brain damage and death) via skin absorption in infants and young children.

How Supplied:

Emulsion—5 oz, pt, gal

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