Gentian Violet Antiseptic
A topical antibacterial and antifungal agent (antiseptic) for the external treatment of:
- Minor cuts
- Surface injuries
In foot care this is applied to the skin between the toes when moisture creates fissures and white areas (maceration).
It is also used for athlete's foot between toes. For this use, apply to affected areas one time per week. Seek advice from your podiatrist for this problem.Product Features
- Gentian Violet is an antiseptic for external use on sores, blisters or minor cuts
- Can be used to treat fungal infections of the skin
- This is an excellent product to prevent infection on minor cuts and scrapes
It is used to treat superficial Candida infections of the skin and vagina. It is also effective against some superficial bacterial infections such as those caused by Staphylococcus.
Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. It is not applied to ulcerative lesions of the face. Adverse effect Permanent discoloration of the skin may occur after topical exposure.Proper Use
Using a cotton swab, apply enough gentian violet to cover only the affected area.
Avoid contact with visible surfaces or clothing as stains may be difficult to remove.