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octenisept®

Aqueous wound and mucous membrane antiseptic

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  • broad spectrum of antiseptic efficacy
  • fast onset of action (1 min.) and long-term effect (24 h remanence)
  • very good skin and mucous membrane tolerance
  • suitable for infants and premature babies¹
  • safe use during pregnancy
  • painless and colourless treatment

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Application areas
 
Wound treatment
Antiseptic treatment of traumatic, acute, chronic, surgical and burn wounds.
Mucous membrane antiseptic
  • prior to diagnostic and surgical interventions in the anogenital (e.g. before obliteration of haemorrids), the urogenital area (e.g. before placing an intra-uterine device (IUD), the vaginal area, before prenatal, intranatal and postnatal manipulations) and in the oral cavity (e.g. before tooth extractions)
  • before placing urinary tract catheters
  • for preop. skin antisepsis in the area close to mucous membranes
MRSA
  • for antimicrobial whole body wash with MRSA colonised patients²'³
Instructions for use
 
  • Moisturize the treated area evenly and thoroughly with the antiseptic.
  • Swab method: Rub concerned areas with saturated swabs. Swabbing is the prefered method of application.
  • Spray method: In individual cases spray octenisept® directly on poorly accessible areas of the skin and mucous membrane. Make sure all areas are evenly moistened.
  • octenisept® may also be applied by rinsing the oral cavity
Microbiological efficacy
 
Efficacy Concentration Contact time
bactericidal
ready-to-use 30 sec.
Chlamydia trachomatis
ready-to-use 30 sec.
MRSA
ready-to-use 30 sec.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae 
ready-to-use 30 sec.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
ready-to-use 30 sec.
Gardnerella vaginalis
ready-to-use 30 sec.
Candida albicans
ready-to-use 2 min.
virucidal against enveloped viruses
ready-to-use 30 sec.
Trichomonads spp.
ready-to-use 1 min.
Application area Concentration Contact time
ano- and urogenital
ready-to-use 1 min.
before bladder catheterisation
ready-to-use 1 min.
dabbing of the oral cavity
ready-to-use 1 min.
rinsing of the oral cavity
ready-to-use 20 sec.
skin antisepsis before caesarean operation 
ready-to-use 2 min.
wounds
ready-to-use 1 min.
Product data
 
Composition:
100g solution contains: Octenidine dihydrochloride 0.1g, 2-Phenoxyethanol (Ph.Eur.) 2.0g

Chemical-physical data

Form:liquid
Density:ca. 1,005 g/cm3 / 20 °C
Color:colourless
Flash point:Not applicable
pH:ca. 6 / 20 °C / concentrate
Special advice
 
  • To prevent possible tissue injury, the product must not be injected or applied to tissues with pressure. Adequate drainage from wound cavities must be provided (e.g. for flexible drain tube).
  • octenisept® should not be used for irrigating the abdominal cavity (e.g. intraoperatively), the urinary bladder and nose or eardrum.
  • Do not swallow octenisept®.
  • Do not enter it into the blood circuit, e.g. by being accidently injected.
  • Do not mix octenisept® with other compounds.
  • Do not use octenisept® in combination with PVP-iodine based antiseptics.
  • Bandages and incision foils can be applied after octenisept® has dried off completely.
  • In rare cases octenisept® may cause slight burning.
  • octenisept® can be heated up to body temperature.
  • octenisept® expires three years after opening.
  • Once the container has been opened octenisept® should not be used for more than three years but not beyond the expiry date.
  • As a general prinicple: administrating of any pharmaceuticals within the first trimester of pregnancy should be carried out under strict indication and medical supervision.
  • Microbiolagical efficacies on specific germs have only been carried out in in-vitro tests.
Information for order
 
ItemDelivery formItem no.
octenisept 1 l FL10/Cartonon request
octenisept 250 ml FL10/Cartonon request
octenisept mit Sprühpumpe 250 ml FL10/Cartonon request
octenisept 500 ml FL20/Cartonon request
octenisept Anstaltspack. 250 ml FL10/Cartonon request
octenisept Anstaltspack. 1 l FL10/Cartonon request
octenisept Anstaltspack. 500 ml FL20/Cartonon request
octenisept AP mit Sprühpumpe 250 ml FL10/Cartonon request
These products are not available in every country. For more information please contact our local subsidiary or distributor.
Environmental information
 
schülke manufactures products economically and with advanced, safe and environmentally friendly production processes while at the same time maintaining out high quality standards.
¹Krishna B.V.S, Gibb A.P. (8.1.2010): Use Of Octenidine Dihydrochloride In Meticillin-Resistant StaphylococcusAureus Decolonisation Regimens: A Literature Review, Journal of Hospital Infection, 74, 199-203
²Briese et al. (2010): Efficacy and tolerability of a local acting antiseptic agent in the treatment of vaginal dysbiosi during pregnancy; in Arch Gynecol Obste
³There is no suffient experience for the application on premature infants and neonates with immature skin (e.g. restricted barrier function of the skin).
octenisept®

Composition: 100 g solution contain: octenidine hydrochloride 0.1 g, phenoxyethanol (Ph.Eur.) 2.0 g ; Other ingredients: (3-amidopropyl cocoate) dimethylammonium acetate, sodium D gluconate, glycerol 85%, sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, purified water. - Indications: For repeated, short-term antiseptic treatment of mucous membranes, adjacent skin and as adjuvant antiseptic wound treatment. octenisept® is intended for superficial application and must not be applied e.g. by syringe into the depths of the tissue. - Contraindications: octenisept® may not be used in cases of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation. octenisept® should not be used for rinsing the abdominal cavity (e.g. intra-operatively) or the bladder, nor the tympanic membrane. - Undesirable effects: In rare cases transient signs of local intolerance such as a slight burning sensation, redness or itching may occur at the application site. Rinsing of the oral cavity may cause a transitory bitter sensation.- Special warnings and special precautions for use: Do not swallow octenisept® and do not allow octenisept® to pass into the circulation, e.g. as a result of accidental injection. To prevent possible tissue injury, the product must not be injected or applied to tissues with pressure. Adequate drainage from wound cavities must be provided (e.g. for flexible drain tube). If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this user information, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

To prevent possible tissue injury, the product must not be injected or applied to tissues with pressure. Adequate drainage from wound cavities must be provided (e.g. for flexible drain tube).

Manufacturer: Schülke & Mayr GmbH, 22840 Norderstedt, Germany, Tel. +49 40 52100-0, info@schuelke.com