Active ingredients: Chlorhexidine

Product name and form

Acriflex 0.25% w/w Cream.

Pharmaceutical Form

Cream for topical administration to human beings.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Acriflex 0.25% w/w Cream contains: Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.25% w/w (included as Chlorhexidine Gluconate 20% solution 1.25% v/w).

For the full list of excipients, see sections 6.1.

Active Ingredient

Chlorhexidine is an antimicrobial agent, active against a broad spectrum of Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms, yeasts, fungi, opportunistic anaerobes and aerobes. Chlorhexidine is mainly a “membrane-acting” agent that destroys the outer membrane of the bacteria. It is inactive on bacterial spores unless the temperatures are high.

List of Excipients

Arlatone 983 S
Cetostearyl Alcohol
Liquid Paraffin
Dimeticone 20
Glycerol (E422)
Quinoline Yellow Lake (E104)
Purified Water

Pack sizes and marketing

Internally lacquered aluminium, blind end tubes containing 30gm of product, closed with a polyolefin cap in a cardboard outer.

Marketing authorization holder

Thornton & Ross Limited, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD7 5QH, United Kingdom

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 00240/0116



United Kingdom