Driclor Solution contains a medicine called aluminium chloride. This works as a strong anti-perspirant. Driclor is used to treat very heavy sweating (perspiration) of the armpits, hands and the feet.Everyone sweats (perspires) to some extent, especially when it is hot, but some people sweat and become wet and sticky even under normal conditions. Embarrassment, stress and tension can make this problem worse.
Do not use Driclor if:• you are allergic to aluminium chloride or any of the other ingredients (listed in Section 6).Try not to get Driclor on breasts whilst breast-feeding, and take special care to wash-off any traces before you begin feeding.
How to assemble Driclor Solution1. Place the bottle on a flat surface.Unscrew the cap carefully.Throw the cap away.2. Put the roller ball into the neck of thebottle. Gently push down.3. Screw on the larger cap firmly. This willsecure the roller ball.
How much Driclor to use• Ensure the area to be treated is completely dry before use to avoid skin burning and irritation.• When you first start using Driclor, you should use it once a day, last thing at night just before you go to bed. This is because your sweat glands are least active at this time. This should stop you sweating during the day.• When sweating has stopped during the day, you may be able to cut down to using Driclor twice a week or less.
How to apply Driclor
1.Make sure that your skin is completely dry.
2. Apply Driclor only to the affected areas of yourarmpits, hands or feet by using the roll on applicator (like you would use a normal roll on anti-perspirant).
3. Only use Driclor on your skin. Avoid getting Driclor in your eyes, lips or mouth.
4. Wash the Driclor off in the morning and do not re-apply.
5. You can continue using your normal deodorant as usual. Driclor is not a deodorant and does not contain any perfume.What else you need to know when applying Driclor- Avoid contact with eyes, nostrils or mouth. Incase of accidental contact with the eyes orother sensitive areas, rinse well with water.- Driclor should not be used on areas treated with hair removal products (within 12 hours before or after application), or used on skinthat has been shaved (within 12 hours) or onskin which is broken or irritated.- Driclor can stain clothes so let it dry beforeyou put on any clothes, and avoid contact with jewellery and metal surfaces to avoid staining.If you forget to use Driclor• Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.• Apply the next dose as usual.
Possible side effectsLike all medicines, Driclor can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The following may happen with this medicine:- application site stinging, irritation, itching,swelling, burning sensation, pain, rash andredness of the skin.You can reduce the chances of stinging and irritation by making sure that:- you dry your skin carefully before you applyDriclor- you do not put Driclor on any irritated orsensitive areas of your skin (such as cuts orgrazes)- if you shave under your arms, try to do so inthe morning or at different times to applying Driclor.If this troubles you, stop using Driclor for a while to see if this helps.
How to store Driclor• Keep out of the sight and reach of children.• Do not use Driclor after the expiry date whichis printed on the bottle and carton after Exp. • Store upright in a cool place below 25°C.• Inflammable. Keep away from naked flame.
Further informationWhat Driclor contains:• The active ingredient is aluminium chloride hexahydrate (20% w/w or 185mg/ml).• The other ingredients are ethyl alcohol and purifed water.What Driclor looks likeDriclor is a clear liquid and comes in a 20ml bottle.