Germolene Antiseptic Cream is a non-greasy cream that rubs into the skin easily. Its antiseptic action helps to prevent infection while a soothing local anaesthetic numbs pain and helps to relieve itching and irritation from minor skin injuries. Germolene combines the antiseptic action of Chlorhexidine Digluconate with the antiseptic and local anaesthetic action of Phenol into a handy dual action formula. It is ideal for treating minor cuts and grazes, minor burns, scalds and blisters, stings and insect bites, spots, and chapped or rough skin.
Key features of Germolene Antiseptic Cream
- Antiseptic action helps prevent infection
- Soothing local anaesthetic numbs pain and helps relieve itching and irritation
- Combines Phenol and Chlorhexidine Digluconate
- Ideal for treating minor skin injuries
Warnings / Side effects
If symptoms persist consult your doctor. Hazards and Cautions: Before using this product: Do NOT use Germolene Antiseptic Cream: If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Phenol or Chlorhexidine digluconate or any of the other ingredients of Germolene Antiseptic Cream. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: You may use the cream if you are pregnant or breast-feeding but as with all medicines at this time, you should discuss it with your doctor first. Important information about some of the ingredients of Germolene Antiseptic Cream: This cream contains Cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. Contact Dermititis). For external use only.
Usage / Instructions
Thoroughly clean the affected area of skin with warm water (do not use soap). For minor cuts, grazes, etc, apply the cream directly or on a dressing. For minor burns, scalds and blisters, apply the cream generously and massage in gently. Replace the cap firmly after use.
Active ingredients (w/w): Phenol 1.2% and Chlorhexidine Digluconate 0.25%.
Other ingredients: Cetostearyl alcohol, Light liquid paraffin, Polyoxyethylene stearyl ethers, Colours (Ponceau 4R (E124), Sunset Yellow (E110)), Dimeticone, Methyl salicylate, and Water.