Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash


Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash is used as antiseptic to kill microbes.

Use it as directed by the doctor.

Uses of Microshield Liquid

Benefits of Microshield Liquid

In Skin infections

Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash is used to treat skin infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria. It kills and stops the growth of infection causing microorganisms, thereby clearing the infection and relieving the symptoms. It also blocks the release of chemicals that cause symptoms such as itching, redness and swelling. Therefore this medicine relieves the inflammation due to these infections. You should use Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash for as long as it is prescribed, even if your symptoms disappear, otherwise they may come back.

In Inflammation of gums

Whenever there is an overgrowth of microorganisms in our mouth, that are otherwise normally present, it can lead to unpleasant symptoms suggestive of mouth infection. These symptoms include bad breath, swollen gums, unpleasant taste changes, sensitivity of teeth to hot or cold food/liquid etc. Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash kills and prevents growth of these bacteria, thereby relieving these symptoms. This helps in maintaining good oral hygiene.
Poor oral hygiene can be extremely embarrassing and can affect your social life. This medicine helps restore your self confidence and makes it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Continue using it as advised by the doctor to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Microshield Liquid

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Microshield

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Microshield Liquid

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

How Microshield Liquid works

Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash is an antiseptic that works by binding strongly with skin. It kills infectious microorganisms and effectively cleans out cuts, wounds and burns to prevent them from getting infected.

Safety advice

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Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Microshield Liquid?

If you miss a dose of Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash, please consult your doctor.

Alternate brands

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Quick tips

  • Use Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash 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 Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash.
  • Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash 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 Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class
Action Class
Stomatologicals- Antimicrobials

Patient concerns

Post viral fever, i am suffering from swelling and inflammation of gums. Please advice.
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dental Surgery
May be side effects of drugGo for scaling once visit near dentist
skin infections all over my body
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
There are different types of infections, please let us know clear symptoms or share and image
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Q. What organism does Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash kill?

Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash is a broad-spectrum antiseptic, effective against Gram-positive bacteria, Gram-negative bacteria and fungi.

Q. Is Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash safe?

Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Use it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Is Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash available over the counter?

No, Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash is a prescription medicine and is available only if prescribed by a doctor. It is not available over the counter.

Q. Is Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash an antibiotic?

No, Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash us an antiseptic and disinfectant. It is active against a wide range of bacteria, viruses, yeasts and fungi.

Q. Is Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash effective?

Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop using it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Microshield 4% Surgical Handwash too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

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Schulke India Pvt. Ltd., A24/9-Mohan Co-operative Ind. Est., Mathura Road, New Delhi -110044, INDIA
Country of origin: India

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100 ml in 1 bottle


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