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Permitabs 400mg Pack of 30

What is it used for? Cleansing and deodorising weeping wounds. How does it work? Permitabs solution tablets contain the active ingredient potassium permanganate, which is an astringent and antiseptic. Potassium permanganate is used for weeping, exuding or for blistered skin that requires drying up. It is only used when all other forms of antibacterial agents have been tried. Permitabs solution tablets need to be dissolved in water, to make a potassium permanganate solution. How do I use it? This medicine is for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes, mouth or lining of the nose. It is important to follow the instructions provided with this preparation. You will need a container, such as a washing up bowl to make up the solution of potassium permanganate. One Permitabs solution tablet should be dissolved in four litres of water to produce a 0.01% (1 in 10 000) solution of potassium permanganate. The affected area(s) should then be soaked in the solution for ten minutes. The used solution should be disposed of in the toilet, to prevent it staining the sink or bath. Do not use any soap or detergent with this preparation as it will react with the potassium permanganate. Potassium permanganate can stain floor surfaces, baths, clothing, skin and nails. Warning! Permitabs solution tablets must be diluted to the correct concentration, as concentrated solutions of potassium permanganate can burn the skin. Gloves should be worn where handling the tablets or solution. This preparation can stain floor surfaces, baths, clothing, skin and nails. Not to be used in Known sensitivity or allergy to any ingredient. This medicine should not be used if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy. If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately. Pregnancy and breastfeeding Certain medicines should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. However, other medicines may be safely used in pregnancy or breastfeeding providing the benefits to the mother outweigh the risks to the unborn baby. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, before using any medicine. There is no safety information available on the use of this medicine in pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, it has been widely used for many years without ill consequence. Seek medical advice from your doctor. How can this medicine affect other medicines? This preparation is not known to affect any other medicines. However, as with all medicines, if you are already taking any other medicines it is important to check with your pharmacist before using this one. Other medicines containing the same active ingredient There are currently no other dissolving tablets available in the UK that contain potassium permanganate as the active ingredient.