Cetrimide

Indications
Topical/Cutaneous
Wound cleansing
Adult: Apply 0.1-1% aqueous solution or 0.5% cream onto affected area.
Topical/Cutaneous
Seborrhoeic dermatitis
Adult: Apply 10% shampoo solution onto the scalp.

Incompatibility: Incompatible with soaps and other anionic surfactants, bentonite, iodine, phenylmercuric nitrate and alkali hydroxides.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity; contact with eyes, brain, meninges and middle ear; use in body cavities or as an enema; sterilising surgical instruments and heat-labile articles; disinfection of soft contact lenses.
Warnings / Precautions
Prolonged usage may increase risk of hypersensitivity reactions. To be used externally only.
Adverse Reactions
Oral: Nausea and vomiting, oesophageal damage and necrosis. IV/Intrauterine: Haemolysis. Topical: Rarely, burns.
Mechanism of Actions
Cetrimide has actions and uses typical of cationic surfactants which dissociates in aqueous soln into a smaller inactive anion and into a large and complex cation responsible for the surface activity. It has bactericidal activity against gram-positive bacteria.
ATC Classification
D08AJ04 - cetrimide ; Belongs to the class of quaternary ammonium compound antiseptics. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
D11AC01 - cetrimide ; Belongs to the class of medicated shampoos.
Available As
  • Cetrimide 0.01%
  • Cetrimide 0.01% w/v
  • Cetrimide 0.02% w/v
  • Cetrimide 0.1%
  • Cetrimide 0.1% w/v
  • Cetrimide 0.1% w/w
  • Cetrimide 0.10% w/v
  • Cetrimide 0.3% w/v
  • Cetrimide 0.5 gm
  • Cetrimide 0.5%
  • Cetrimide 0.5% w/v
  • Cetrimide 0.5% w/w
  • Cetrimide 0.50% w/w
  • Cetrimide 0.6%
  • Cetrimide 0.6% w/v
  • Cetrimide 0.6% w/w
  • Cetrimide 1% w/v
  • Cetrimide 1.125% w/w
  • Cetrimide 15%
  • Cetrimide 15% v/v
  • Cetrimide 15% w/v
  • Cetrimide 20%
  • Cetrimide 20% w/v
  • Cetrimide 3% v/v
  • Cetrimide 3% w/v
  • Cetrimide 5%
  • Cetrimide 7.5% v/v
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    Cetrimide Containing Brands

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    Brand Name Manufacturer Unit/Price Package unit/Price Constituents/Unit
    Emulsion Ascabiol (Skin) (100 ml) Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd (AHPL) 1 ml
    ₹ 0.47
    100 ml
    ₹ 47.00
  • More Information Cetrimide 0.1% w/v
  • More Information Gamma Benzene Hexachloride 1% w/v
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    Emulsion Ascabiol (Skin) (50 ml) Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd (AHPL) 1 ml
    ₹ 0.57
    50 ml
    ₹ 28.50
  • More Information Cetrimide 0.1% w/v
  • More Information Gamma Benzene Hexachloride 1% w/v
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    Emulsion Descab (Skin) (100 ml) Pasteur Laboratories Pvt Ltd 1 ml
    ₹ 0.54
    100 ml
    ₹ 54.00
  • More Information Cetrimide 0.5% w/v
  • More Information Gamma Benzene Hexachloride 2% w/v
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    Lotion Descab (Skin) (50 ml) Pasteur Laboratories Pvt Ltd 1 ml
    ₹ 0.32
    50 ml
    ₹ 16.00
  • More Information Gamma Benzene Hexachloride 2%
  • More Information Cetrimide 0.5%
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    Soap/Bar Funstar (Skin) (75 gm) Novasearch Dermocare (Ultramark Healthcare Pvt Ltd) 1 gm
    ₹ 0.65
    75 gm
    ₹ 49.00
  • More Information Ketoconazole 2% w/w
  • More Information Cetrimide 0.5% w/w
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    MouthWash/Gargle Gelon (Mouth/Throat) (100 ml) Gujarat Pharmalab Pvt. Ltd. 1 ml
    ₹ 0.20
    100 ml
    ₹ 20.00
  • More Information Cetrimide 0.6% w/v
  • More Information Chlorhexadine Gluconate 0.3% w/v
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    Lotion Gamasol (100 ml) V.S. Healthcare Limited. 1 ml
    ₹ 0.28
    100 ml
    ₹ 27.50
  • More Information Cetrimide 0.1% w/v
  • More Information Gamma Benzene Hexachloride 1% w/v
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    Lotion Noscab (Skin) (100 ml) Novasearch Dermocare (Ultramark Healthcare Pvt Ltd) 1 ml
    ₹ 0.39
    100 ml
    ₹ 39.00
  • More Information Cetrimide 0.1% w/w
  • More Information Gamma Benzene Hexachloride 1.0% w/w
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    Solution Septiclean (100 ml) V.S. Healthcare Limited. 1 ml
    ₹ 0.18
    100 ml
    ₹ 17.60
  • More Information Cetrimide 0.6% w/v
  • More Information Chlorhexadine Gluconate 0.3% v/v
  • More Information Isopropyl Alcohol 4% v/v
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    Solution Septiclean (1000 ml) V.S. Healthcare Limited. 1 ml
    ₹ 0.13
    1000 ml
    ₹ 132.00
  • More Information Cetrimide 15% w/v
  • More Information Chlorhexadine Gluconate 7.5% v/v
  • More Information Isopropyl Alcohol 8% v/v
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