Hibitane Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions & Warnings

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HIBITANE 5 PERCENT, solution for local application to be diluted >> Generic drug of the Therapeutic class: Dermatology
Active ingredients: Chlorhexidine

Medicinal product withdrawn from the market on 04/21/2009

what is Hibitane ?

Surgical antisepsis: antisepsis of the skin before an operation.

what is Hibitane medication used for and indication?

  • Superficial and not very extensive wounds or burns.
  • Adjunctive treatment of primarily bacterial skin conditions or likely to become superinfected.
  • Surgical antisepsis: antisepsis of the skin of the operating field.
  • Antisepsis for severe burns.
  • Antisepsis of bullous dermatoses.

Note : Antiseptic agents are not sterilizing: they temporarily reduce the number of microorganisms.

Presentation (s) available for Hibitane champ 0.5%

5 presentations are available for this drug:

  • 1 vial (s) high density polyethylene (HDPE) of 122.5 ml of solution A – 1 vial (s) low density polyethylene (LDPE) of 2.5 ml of solution B
  • 1 high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle (s) of 245 ml of solution A – 1 low-density polyethylene (LDPE) bottle (s) of 5 ml of solution B
  • 1 high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle (s) of 490 ml of solution A – 1 low-density polyethylene (LDPE) bottle (s) of 10 ml of solution B
  • 1 high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle (s) of 980 ml of solution A- 1 low-density polyethylene (LDPE) bottle (s) of 20 ml of solution B
  • 10 high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle (s) of 980 ml of solution A – 10 low-density polyethylene (LDPE) bottle (s) of 20 ml of solution B
FEATURE DESCRIPTION
Pharmaceutical class not communicated
Active substance (s) per 100 ml of solution A: chlorhexidine (gluconate) (0.51 g)
General medicine no
Pharmaceutical form solution and solution for application
Route (s) of administration cutaneous
Selling price unregulated price
Social security reimbursement rate 0%
Laboratory (s) Laboratory (s) manufacturer Hibitane 0.5% field
Conditions of issue available without prescription

Hibitane Dosage

  • DO NOT INJECT. DO NOT SWALLOW. SKIN USE EXCLUSIVELY.
  • Mixing of the two solutions should be done immediately before use,
  • and should not be diluted.
  • The ready-to-use solution is used for painting the operating field.

Concentration in active principle: Use / Method of preparation .

  • 0.05% (1/2000) aqueous solution: Wounds, skin conditions, burns / Hibitane 5% 10 ml. Sterile water qs 1000 ml.
  • 0.5% alcoholic solution (1/200): Surgical drape / Hibitane 5%. 100 ml 70 ° alcohol qs 1000 ml.

Contraindications for Hibitane field 0.5%

Never use HIBITANE CHAMP 0.5 PERCENT, solution for local application in the following cases:

  • in cases of known allergy to chlorhexidine,
  • for the disinfection of medico-surgical equipment.
  • Do not apply in the eyes or in the ears in case of perforation of the eardrum.
  • Do not apply to mucous membranes.

IN CASE OF DOUBT, IT IS ESSENTIAL TO ASK FOR THE OPINION OF YOUR DOCTOR OR YOUR PHARMACIST

How To Take Hibitane ?

Method and route of administration

  • DERMAL.

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if in doubt.

DO NOT INJECT. DO NOT SWALLOW. SKIN USE EXCLUSIVELY.

Mixing of the two solutions should be done immediately before use, and should not be diluted.

The ready-to-use solution is used for painting the operating field.

DERMAL.

If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

how does Hibitane work?

ANTISEPTICS AND DISINFECTANTS.

ATC code: D08AC02.

(D: Dermatology).

  • Solution of chlorhexidine (derivative of biguanides) in a foaming cationic surfactant excipient.
  • Bactericidal antiseptic on Gram + germs and, to a lesser degree, Gram-
  • Antifungal action on Candida albicans.
  • This product combines a detergent and bactericidal effect.
  • This preparation is intended to be diluted in water or in alcohol at 70 ° (see dosage and method of administration). The antiseptic activity is higher in alcoholic solution; it eliminates most of the “resident” flora.

How To Store Hibitane ?

Keep this medication out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the vial after EXP. The expiration date refers to the last day of that month.

  • Flammable product, keep away from any heat source.
  • Store at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C and protected from light.
  • After first opening and reconstitution, the medicinal product should be stored for a maximum of 10 days.
  • Note the date of opening and reconstitution in clear on the packaging.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via a wastewater treatment plant or with household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away the medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

Hibitane Side Effects

Like all medicines, HIBITANE CHAMP 0.5 PERCENT, solution for topical application can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. such as :

  • allergic eczema on contact with the product, especially since it concerns damaged skin, mucous membranes,
  • rarely, general allergic accident up to anaphylactic shock.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, or if any side effects get serious, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Hibitane Interactions

Interactions of Hibitane 0.5% field with other drugs

  • This medication should not be used at the same time as other local antiseptics (risk of incompatibility or ineffectiveness). The prior use of soap should be followed by careful rinsing.
  • If you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Effects on ability to Drive and use machines

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Warnings and Precautions

Special warnings

  • Do not use over a large area, under an occlusive dressing, on deeply burned skin, premature or infant skin, due to the risk of passage into the general circulation.
  • Allow to dry before using an electric instrument due to risk of burns.

Precautions for use

  • Do not use on mucous membranes, due to the alcoholic excipient.
  • Do not use chlorine-based products (bleach, etc.) to clean fabrics or containers that have been in contact with HIBITANE CHAMP 0.5 PERCENT: risk of indelible stains.
  • IN CASE OF DOUBT, DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK FOR THE ADVICE OF YOUR DOCTOR OR YOUR PHARMACIST.

PREGNANCY & BREAST-FEEDING & FERTILITY

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What happens if I overdose from Hibitane ?

In case of massive oral ingestion, contact a poison control center.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

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What happens if you stop taking Hibitane ?

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What is  Forms and Composition ?

Appearance and shape

Pink solution.

1000 ml in a bottle (PEHD) closed with a stopper (PEHD) fitted with a seal (PEBD).

Other shapes

  • HIBITANE 5 PERCENT, solution for local application to be diluted, bottle of 125 ml
  • HIBITANE 5 PERCENT, solution for local application to be diluted, bottle of 5000 ml

Composition

Active ingredientSolution for skin application to be diluted

Chlorhexidine 5 g *

* per unit dose

Active ingredients: Chlorhexidine

Excipients with known effects 

  • Azorubine

Other excipients: Nonoxynol 8, Isopropyl alcohol, Linalyl acetate, D-gluconolactone, Purified water qs pH 5 to 6.5

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Additional information:

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Special warnings:

  • For pregnant and breastfeeding women, the elderly, boys and drivers, and use before surgery.

Side effects:

  • It treats possible side effects and drug interactions that require attention and its effect on continuous use.
  • The information contained in this medicine is based on medical literature, but it is not a substitute for consulting a doctor.

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