Ethyl Alcohol

Ethyl Alcohol- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of DrugEthyl Alcohol is an Antiseptics drug
Mechanism of Action 
IndicationsEthyl Alcohol is an Antiseptics drug which is used for
1. Disinfection of skin prior to injection
2. Venepuncture or surgical procedures
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms1. Regulated by state excise
2. license is required 
Precautions1. Flammable
2. Avoid broken skin
3. Patients have suffered severe burns when diathermy has
been preceded by application of alcoholic skin disinfectants
4. Lactation 
Adverse EffectsSkin dryness and irritation with frequent application  
Pregnancy Category 

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