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Naseptin is a nasal cream that contains active ingredients (chlorhexidine hydrochloride and neomycin sulphate) that work together to eradicate a type of bacteria called staphylococci from the inside of the nose. The cream is applied inside the nostrils both to treat and prevent nasal infections with this type of bacteria.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

  • ●Contents: Neomycin sulphate (3250 IU/g), chlorhexidine hydrochloride (1mg/g); cream

 

  • ●Mechanism of action: Chlorhexidine is active against a number of gram positive & gram negative vegetative bacteria, yeasts and dermatophyte fungi. Like other aminoglycosides, neomycin works by binding to the bacterial 30S ribosomal subunit thus inhibiting protein synthesis.Indications: Staphylococcal infections, for prophylaxis against nasal carriage of staphylococci by hospital staff, patients and new born infants.

 

  • ●Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding: Safety not established.

 

  • ●Drug interactions: Chlorhexidine incompatible with anionic agents.

 

  • ●Warning and precautions: for nasal application only.

 

  • ●Adverse reactions: Prolonged use can lead to ototoxicity, nephrotoxicity and sensitization. Idiosyncratic skin reaction may occur.

 

  • ●Dosage and administration: A small amount of Naseptin (match head size) is applied to the inside of each nostril; by squeezing the nares the cream is spread to the vestibules. For prophylaxis apply twice daily, for eradication of infection apply 4 times daily.

 

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