Anasept Cleanser

Name: Anasept Cleanser

What Is Anasept Cleanser?

Sodium hypochlorite topical is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.

Sodium hypochlorite topical is used to treat or prevent infections caused by cuts or abrasions, skin ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, or surgery.

Sodium hypochlorite topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

You should not use sodium hypochlorite topical if you are sensitive to chlorine products (such as bleach).

You should not use sodium hypochlorite topical if you are allergic to it, or if you are sensitive to chlorine products (such as bleach).

FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether sodium hypochlorite topical will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant.

It is not known whether sodium hypochlorite topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Anasept Cleanser Dosage

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Apply or pour this medicine over the affected skin area.

To treat a skin wound or ulcer, apply sodium hypochlorite topical by pouring it over the wound. You may also soak a piece of gauze dressing and apply the gauze to the wound. Follow your doctor's directions about how long to leave the gauze in place over the wound.

You can apply petroleum jelly (Vaseline) to the skin around the skin wound or affected area, to keep the medicine from getting onto healthy skin.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Do not freeze. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.

An overdose of sodium hypochlorite topical is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication.

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What is Anasept Cleanser (sodium hypochlorite topical)?

Sodium hypochlorite topical is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.

Sodium hypochlorite topical is used to treat or prevent infections caused by cuts or abrasions, skin ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, or surgery.

Sodium hypochlorite topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using Anasept Cleanser (sodium hypochlorite topical)?

You should not use sodium hypochlorite topical if you are allergic to it, or if you are sensitive to chlorine products (such as bleach).

FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether sodium hypochlorite topical will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant.

It is not known whether sodium hypochlorite topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

What should I avoid while using Anasept Cleanser (sodium hypochlorite topical)?

Avoid getting this medicine on your clothing or bed linens. Sodium hypochlorite topical may bleach colored fabric.

What are some other side effects of this drug?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Skin irritation.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

Some side effects of Anasept Cleanser may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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