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    Information about Cetrimide

    Cetrimide uses

    Cetrimide is used to prevent infections.

    How cetrimide works

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

    Common side effects of cetrimide

    Rash, Skin irritation, Itching, Skin redness

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    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.

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)