Table of Contents
Savlon Antiseptic Liquid is Skin Antiseptic and Disinfectant product from Johnson & Johnson. It is used in first-aid to clean wounds and prevent infection. It contains two medicines called chlorhexidine and cetrimide which are both antiseptics that kill germs.This medicine is available as a liquid that is diluted in water before using.
Active ingredients of Savlon Antiseptic Liquid
Cetrimide 3.0% w/v and Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.3% w/v. Also contains: Isopropyl alcohol, terpineol, liquid deodoriser, benzyl benzoate, d-gluconolactone, sodium hydroxide and purified water
Uses of Savlon Antiseptic Liquid
Savlon can be used on Minor cuts, Abrasions, Stings and Insect bites. It disinfects, prevents infection and promotes the natural healing process of the skin. It can also be used in the bathing.
How to use Savlon Antiseptic Liquid
- Savlon is for external use only.
- For disinfecting cuts or first-aid treatment, dilute 2 bottle caps or 30 ml Savlon in 500ml of lukewarm water.
- For bathing purpose, dilute 5 bottle caps or 75 ml Savlon in bath water.
- For personal hygiene, add 2 capfuls (30ml) of the liquid and midwifery to 1/2 litre of warm water.