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Antiseptic

What are the risks of using sodium hypochlorite antiseptics?

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  • A Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Sodium hypochlorite antiseptics carry few risks when used as directed. Your skin may become irritated, but the risk is minor. A serious allergic reaction is possible, but not common. The drug should not come into contact with the mouth, eyes, nose or ears.

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