Pre-Op - General Information:

A chlorinated bisphenol antiseptic with a bacteriostatic action against Gram-positive organisms, but much less effective against Gram-negative organisms. It is mainly used in soaps and creams and is an ingredient of various preparations used for skin disorders. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p797)

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Pre-Op - Pharmacology:

Pre-Op, a detergent cleanser, is an antibacterial sudsing emulsion for topical administration. It is a bacteriostatic cleansing agent. It cleanses the skin thoroughly and has bacteriostatic action against staphylococci and other gram-positive bacteria. Cumulative antibacterial action develops with repeated use. Cleansing with alcohol or soaps containing alcohol removes the antibacterial residue.

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Pre-Op Contraindications

Do not use on burned or denuded skin; as an occlusive dressing, wet pack or lotion; as vaginal pack or tampon, on mucous membranes or for routine prophylactic total body bathing.

Should not be used on persons hypersensitive to any of its components nor on persons who have demonstrated primary light sensitivity to halogenated phenol derivatives because of the possibility of cross-sensitivity to hexachlorophene.

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