DO NOT use Germolene Antiseptic Cream if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to phenol or chlorhexidine digluconate or any of the other ingredients of Germolene Antiseptic Cream
You may use the cream if you are pregnant or breast-feeding but as with all medicines at this time, you should discuss it with your doctor first.
This cream contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
This cream is for external use only.
Avoid contact with your eyes and mouth.
If some of the cream is swallowed accidentally, tell your doctor straight away or contact your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Germolene Antiseptic Cream can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Rarely, you may experience local irritation, rash, or other skin reactions at the site of application after applying the cream.
Frequent application of the cream to the same area for long periods of time or over large areas of skin may lead to skin irritation.
If you are concerned about this, or if the cream affects you in any other way, stop using Germolene Antiseptic Cream and tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not store above 25°C.
This product should be stored in its original carton.
Do not use Germolene Antiseptic Cream after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and on the end of the tube.
The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.