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Brilliant green/gentian violet/proflavine (On the skin)

Brilliant Green (bril-YENT green), Gentian Violet (JEN-shun VYE-oh-let), Proflavine Sulfate (PROE-flay-vin SUL-fate)

Cleans the umbilical cord stump of newborn babies to prevent infection.

Brand Name(s):

Kerr Triple Dye

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not apply it if your baby had an allergic reaction to brilliant green, gentian violet, or proflavine.

How to Use This Medicine:

Liquid, Swab

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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