It is used for the repeated short-term antiseptic treatment of small superficial wounds and also for repeated, short-term antiseptic treatment to kill bacteria and fungi by application on mucous membranes and adjacent tissues prior to diagnostic procedures in the anogenital region including the vagina, vulva and glans penis as well as prior to bladder catheterization.
The active substances are octenidine dihydrochloride and phenoxyethanol. One g of the cutaneous spray contains 1 mg octenidine dihydrochloride and 20 mg of phenoxyethanol.
Octicide 1 mg/g + 20 mg/g cutaneous spray, solution, 50 ml: Actual SmPC (Summary of Product Characteristics for healthcare professionals) and PIL (package leaflet for patients)
Octicide 1 mg/g + 20 mg/g cutaneous spray, solution, 250 ml: Actual SmPC (Summary of Product Characteristics for healthcare professionals) and PIL (package leaflet for patients)
Both pack sizes may not be available on the market.
Octicide is used in undiluted form. To assure the highest effect, apply it immediately after the injury or at the first signs of inflammation. Octicide is applied once a day for a period of maximally 14 days.
The product is applied by spraying onto the treated area, ensuring complete wetting. After application, an exposure time of at least 1 to 2 minutes must be observed before further procedures are carried out. The maximal effect is assured within 2 hours from its application.
Do not inhale while applying by mechanical sprayer. Do not allow the product to pass into the blood circulation, e.g., as a result of accidental injection.
Do not use concomitantly with antiseptics based on povidone-iodine complex on adjacent areas of skin, as strong brown to violet discolorations can occur at the border areas.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if the wound is not healed properly or has signs of inflammation (redness, burning or oedema).
The use of Octicide may be considered during pregnancy after the first trimester is finished if recommended by your doctor.
Octicide should not be used in the breast area of nursing mothers. Do not use unless clearly indicated by your doctor.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 30 °C. Return unused medicine to the pharmacy.
After first opening, use within: 12 months