Generic Name and Formulations:
Hexachlorophene 3%; emulsion.
Indications for PHISOHEX:
Surgical scrub and bacteriostatic skin cleanser.
Infants: not recommended. Others: see literature.
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.
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.
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.
Emulsion—5 oz, pt, gal