Information about Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol uses

Phenoxyethanol is used in preservation of the medicinal products.

How phenoxyethanol works

Phenoxyethanol belongs to the class of medications called as antiseptic agents. It works by disrupting the outer membrane of the micro-organism (fungi or bacterium) thereby preventing the infection.

Common side effects of phenoxyethanol

Available Medicine for Phenoxyethanol

No medicine available

Expert advice for Phenoxyethanol

  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to phenoxyethanol or to any of its ingredients.

Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)