• Cleansers

Hibiclens Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Chlorhexidine gluconate 4%; skin cleanser.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Liq—15mL, 4oz, 8oz, pt, qt, gal

Hibiclens Indications


Skin wound and general skin cleansing. Surgical hand scrub. Healthcare personnel handwash. Patient preoperative skin preparation.

Hibiclens Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

Rinse area, apply minimum amount to cover area, wash area and rinse thoroughly.

Hibiclens Contraindications


As patient preoperative skin preparation of the head or face. In contact with the meninges or in the genital area.

Hibiclens Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Hibiclens Warnings/Precautions


Discontinue if allergic reaction occurs. Avoid eyes, ears and mouth: can cause eye injury, deafness. Do not routinely treat wounds involving more than the superficial layers of the skin. Do not repeat general cleansing of large body areas except when advised by healthcare provider.

Hibiclens Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Hibiclens Interactions

Hibiclens Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Irritation, sensitization, allergic reactions.

Hibiclens Clinical Trials

See Literature

Hibiclens Note

Not Applicable

Hibiclens Patient Counseling

See Literature