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Dakins Full-Strength Solution

Generic Name: Sodium hypochlorite topical [SOE-dee-um-HYE-poe-KLOR-ite].

Brand Names: Anasept, Anasept Cleanser, Dakins Full Strength Solution, Di-Dak-Sol, and Hysept.
The Class of Drugs: Antiseptics and germicides.

What is Dakins Full Strength Solution?

Dakins Full Strength Solution can be described as an antibiotic that combats bacteria. Dakins Full Strength Solution can be used to treat or prevent infections that are caused by abrasions or cuts, burns to the skin, ulcers caused by pressure, diabetic foot ulcers, or surgical procedures. Dakins Full Strength Solution can also be used to treat conditions that are not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Dakins Full Strength Solution

See a doctor immediately. If you notice any of the following symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, symptoms of hives: difficulty breathing and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Dakins Full Strength Solution could cause serious adverse side effects. Take a break from Dakins Full Strength Solution immediately and consult your physician. If you suffer from:

  • Extreme redness or irritation on treated skin.
  • Your skin condition has not improved.
  • New or worsening pains or swelling.

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could be present. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

It is not recommended to make use of Dakins Full Strength Solution if you are sensitive to products that contain chlorine (such as bleach).

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to apply Dakins Full Strength Solution if you are allergic to it or if your body is sensitive to chlorine-based chemicals (such as bleach). FDA pregnant category C. It isn't known the extent to which Dakins Full Strength Solution will affect a baby who is not yet born. Inform your doctor that you are expecting. It isn't known if the sodium hypochlorite is absorbed into breast milk or the risk to nursing babies. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding your baby.

 How to take Dakins Complete Strength Solution?

Follow the instructions on the prescription label. Don't use Dakins full-strength solution in higher quantities, in smaller quantities, or for longer periods than the recommended duration. Apply the medicine to the skin area affected by irritation. To treat a wound on the skin or an ulcer, apply Dakins Full Strength Solution to the wound. It is also possible to soak a gauze dressing and apply it to the wound. Follow the instructions of your doctor on how long you should leave the gauze on the wound. Apply petroleum jelly (Vaseline) to the area of the wound on your skin or in the affected area to prevent the medication from getting on your healthy skin. Storage at room temperature, free of heat, moisture, and light Avoid freezing. Make sure the bottle is tightly sealed when not being used.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Do the missed dose immediately after you remember. Don't miss your missed dosage if you are close to the time for the next dose. Do not take any extra medicine to replace the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

A dose of Dakins Full Strength Solution isn't expected to pose any risk. Get medical attention immediately or contact the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 in the event that someone has accidentally swallowed the drug.

What should be avoided?

Beware of getting Dakins Full Strength Solution all over your clothes or bedding linens. Dakins Full Strength Solution can bleach colored fabrics.

 Interaction with other drugs

It's unlikely that other medications you take in the form of injections or orally can affect the sodium hypochlorite that you apply topically. However, there are many drugs that interact with each other. Be sure to inform your health professionals about any medications you take, such as prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.

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