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Published: 10/2012

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
4% CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE SCRUB "Nichiiko"
 Active ingredient:
Chlorhexidine gluconate
 Dosage form:
pale red limpid liquid
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine shows bactericidal action toward trophic bacteria (Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria) and fungi.
It is usually used for the disinfeciton of finger for health care worker such as doctors and nurses in medical institution.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • Surgical hand scrub for surgeon in perioperative period : In general, wet hands and forearm with water. Pour 5 mL of the medicine into the palm, cleanse for 1 minute and wash away. Furthermore, cleanse for extra 2 minutes using 5 mL of the same medicine and wash away.
    Hand scrub for non-surgeon in perioperative period : In general, wet hands with water. Pour 2.5 mL of the medicine into the palm and cleanse for 1 minute and wash away.
    Strictly follow the instructions in any case.
  • Use this medicine only for disinfection of finger.
  • Be aware not to let the medicine get in your eyes. If this medicine accidentally gets into your eyes, wash your eyes with water adequately.
  • If you miss a dose, use a dose as soon as you remember. You should never use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Do not bleach clothes which this solution adhered to by chlorine bleaching agent, such as sodium hypochlorite, because it may cause a brown mark. Use oxygen bleaching agent such as sodium percarbonate for bleaching.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • nausea, discomfort, cold sweat [shock]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight and heat.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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