Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid

Astra Zeneca

Composition for Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid

Primarily used for

1000 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid


Uses of Cetrimide

Cetrimide is used to prevent Infections.

Side effects of Cetrimide


Rash, Skin irritation, Itching, Skin redness.


How to use Cetrimide

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid works

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

Uses of Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Chlorhexidine Gluconate is used in the treatment of Inflammation of gums and Bad odor from mouth.

Side effects of Chlorhexidine Gluconate


Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.


How to use Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid works

Chlorhexidine gluconate kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.

In Depth Information on Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid

Expert advice for Cetrimide

  • 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.

Expert advice for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

  • Use Chlorhexidine Gluconate after meals, it may affect the taste of foods and beverages. 
  • For maximum effectiveness avoid rinsing mouth (with water or any other mouthwash), brushing teeth, eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using the Chlorhexidine Gluconate.
  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate may cause permanent discolouration of some tooth fillings. To minimize discolouration, brush and floss daily, focussing on the areas which begin to discolour.
  • Do not mix/dilute Chlorhexidine Gluconate with any other product.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and ears. If the solution comes in contact with your eyes, rinse well with water.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid
No interaction found
Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid should be used with caution during
lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Iteol 3
1.5%/7.5% Liquid in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Iteol 3 1.5%/7.5% Liquid

Frequently asked questions for 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.

Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Q. How does Chlorhexidine Gluconate work?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate belongs to a class of medication call antiseptic. It acts by killing as well as preventing bacterial growth. It kills bacteria by interacting with its cell surface
Q. Does it burn?
It is not generally known to burn. Please inform the doctor in case of any side effects
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate an antibiotic/antifungal/cure acne/cause cancer/good for canker sores?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is not antibiotic/antifungal. It is not used for curing acne and it does not cause cancer. Canker sores (small and shallow ulcers of the mouth) if mild to moderate then can be controlled by using Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate safe?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate an over the counter or prescription only drug?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is an over the counter drug and not a prescription drug
Q. Is chlorhexidine gluconate whiten teeth/contain iodine/stain teeth?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is not used to whiten teeth. It does not contain iodine. It may stain the teeth slightly but this may be removed by brushing with a normal toothpaste
Q. Does Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash expire?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.

Substitutes for Iteol 3

No substitutes found for this medicine
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