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- Pharmacology For Triclosan
TriclosanAbout TriclosanA polychloro phenoxy phenol(chlorinated bisphenol), Antiseptic(antibacterial / antifungal agent),antiacne.Mechanism of Action of TriclosanTriclosan is a chlorinated bisphenol antiseptic.It is useful against Gram-positive and most Gram-negative bacteria but with poor activity against Pseudomonas species. It is also active against fungi. It is used in soaps, creams, and solutions in concentrations of up to 2% for disinfection of the hands and wounds and for disinfection of the skin prior to surgery, injections, or venepuncture. It is also used in oral hygiene products and in preparations for acne.Pharmacokinets of TriclosanN/AOnset of Action for TriclosanN/ADuration of Action for TriclosanN/AHalf Life of TriclosanN/ASide Effects of TriclosanAllergic skin reactionsContra-indications of TriclosanHypersensitivity to TriclosanSpecial Precautions while taking Triclosan1.Avoid contact with eyes
2.Avoid concomitant use of soap
Pregnancy Related InformationMay be usedOld Age Related InformationMay be usedBreast Feeding Related InformationMay be usedChildren Related InformationMay be used
Below 6 months:ContraindicatedIndications for TriclosanAntisepticInteractions for TriclosanN/ATypical Dosage for TriclosanTopical use:Wet area to be cleaned. Apply the medicament and wash for one minute. Rinse and repeat for 2 minutes. Dry thoroughly.Schedule of TriclosanN/AStorage Requirements for TriclosanStore at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children. Protect from heat, light and moisture.Effects of Missed Dosage of TriclosanApply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of TriclosanGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.
Home Delivery for Triclosan in Your City
Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including triclosan.
However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for triclosan and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for triclosan may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take triclosan only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for triclosan before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for triclosan with the pharmacy.
Triclosan is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for triclosan might be better known than triclosan itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have triclosan in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for triclosan.