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Composition for FITGUM

Cetrimide(NA)

food interaction for FITGUM

alcohol interaction for FITGUM

pregnancy interaction for FITGUM

lactation interaction for FITGUM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for FITGUM

Cetrimide(NA)

Uses

Fitgum gum is used to prevent infections.

How it works

Fitgum gum is a disinfectant that can prevent infection by both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, as it is bactericidal in nature.

Common side effects

Rash, Skin irritation, Itching, Skin redness

SUBSTITUTES for FITGUM

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for FITGUM

  • 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 asked questions for FITGUM

Cetrimide

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 21 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)