Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Hexachlorophene

Synonym(s): Ster-Zac DC skin cleanser, Hexachlorophane

Introduction

Name

  • Hexachlorophene.

Class of drug

  • Phenolic germicide.

Uses

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Indications

  • A bacteriostatic germicide with good activity against Gram-positive bacteria.
  • Resistant to removal for several days and is used primarily as a surgical scrub or bacteriostatic skin cleanser.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

Organisation(s)

from The BSAVA Small Animal Formulary 1st edition. 1994.

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