Chloraprep (chlorhexidine gluconate)

The following drug information is obtained from various newswires, published medical journal articles, and medical conference presentations.

Approval Status:

Approved July 2000

Specific Treatments:

Preoperative skin preparation

Therapeutic Areas

General Information

Chloraprep, (Chlorhexidine Gluconate 2% (w/v) and Isopropyl Alcohol 70% (v/v)) One-Step is available by prescription or in an over-the-counter formula for preoperative skin preparation.

Additional Information

Preoperative skin preparation reduces the risk of postoperative wound infection.