Chloroxylenol

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Chloroxylenol
Adult Indications & Dosage
Pediatric Indications & Dosage
Contraindications
Warnings & Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Use in Specific Populations
Administration & Monitoring
Overdosage
Pharmacology
Clinical Studies
How Supplied
Images
Patient Counseling Information
Precautions with Alcohol
Brand Names
Look-Alike Names

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Overview

Chloroxylenol is an antibacterial that is FDA approved for the procedure of hand washing to decrease bacteria on the skin. Common adverse reactions include irritation and redness.

Adult Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Adult)

  • Wet hands and forearms
  • Apply 5 milliliters (teaspoonful) or palmful to hands and forearms
  • Scrub thoroughly for 1 minute and rinse

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Adult)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Sodium oxybate (patient information) in adult patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Sodium oxybate (patient information) in adult patients.

Pediatric Indications and Dosage

FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Pediatric)

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol FDA-Labeled Indications and Dosage (Pediatric) in the drug label.

Off-Label Use and Dosage (Pediatric)

Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Guideline-Supported Use of Sodium oxybate (patient information) in pediatric patients.

Non–Guideline-Supported Use

There is limited information regarding Off-Label Non–Guideline-Supported Use of Sodium oxybate (patient information) in pediatric patients.

Contraindications

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Contraindications in the drug label.

Warnings

  • For external use only.
  • When using this product:
    • Avoid contact with eyes.
    • In case of eye contact, flush eyes with water.
  • Stop use and ask a doctor if irritation or redness develops, or if condition persists for more than 72 hours.
  • Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Adverse Reactions

Clinical Trials Experience

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Clinical Trials Experience in the drug label.

Postmarketing Experience

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Postmarketing Experience in the drug label.

Drug Interactions

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Drug Interactions in the drug label.

Use in Specific Populations

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category (FDA): There is no FDA guidance on usage of Chloroxylenol in women who are pregnant.
Pregnancy Category (AUS): There is no Australian Drug Evaluation Committee (ADEC) guidance on usage of Chloroxylenol in women who are pregnant.

Labor and Delivery

There is no FDA guidance on use of Chloroxylenol during labor and delivery.

Nursing Mothers

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chloroxylenol in women who are nursing.

Pediatric Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chloroxylenol in pediatric settings.

Geriatic Use

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chloroxylenol in geriatric settings.

Gender

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chloroxylenol with respect to specific gender populations.

Race

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chloroxylenol with respect to specific racial populations.

Renal Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chloroxylenol in patients with renal impairment.

Hepatic Impairment

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chloroxylenol in patients with hepatic impairment.

Females of Reproductive Potential and Males

There is no FDA guidance on the use of Chloroxylenol in women of reproductive potentials and males.

Immunocompromised Patients

There is no FDA guidance one the use of Chloroxylenol in patients who are immunocompromised.

Administration and Monitoring

Administration

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Administration in the drug label.

Monitoring

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Monitoring in the drug label.

IV Compatibility

There is limited information regarding the compatibility of Chloroxylenol and IV administrations.

Overdosage

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol overdosage. If you suspect drug poisoning or overdose, please contact the National Poison Help hotline (1-800-222-1222) immediately.

Pharmacology

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Mechanism of Action

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Mechanism of Action in the drug label.

Structure

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Structure in the drug label.

Pharmacodynamics

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Pharmacodynamics in the drug label.

Pharmacokinetics

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Pharmacokinetics in the drug label.

Nonclinical Toxicology

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Nonclinical Toxicology in the drug label.

Clinical Studies

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Clinical Studies in the drug label.

How Supplied

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol How Supplied in the drug label.

Storage

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Storage in the drug label.

Images

Drug Images

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Patient Counseling Information

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Patient Counseling Information in the drug label.

Precautions with Alcohol

Alcohol-Sodium oxybate (patient information) interaction has not been established. Talk to your doctor about the effects of taking alcohol with this medication.

Brand Names

Look-Alike Drug Names

There is limited information regarding Chloroxylenol Look-Alike Drug Names in the drug label.

Drug Shortage Status

Price

References

The contents of this FDA label are provided by the National Library of Medicine.


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