13.11.2 Chlorhexidine salts

ChoiceDrugDosage
1st choiceChlorhexidine gluconate 4% (Hibiscrub®)

Dose:
Use as directed by the manufacturer and also for appropriate uses and conditions

Caution

  • Healthcare professionals should be aware that there is a potential for anaphylactic reaction to chlorhexidine and ensure that all known allergies are recorded in patient notes. Allergic reactions to products containing chlorhexidine should be reported to the MHRA.