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Omnibiocide

What is Omnibiocide used for? What is its effectiveness against lichen planus? ## Omnibiocide is an over the counter product reported to contain Benzalkonium Chloride (NDC 70414-101), which appears to be used as a disinfecting agent. According to wikipedia, Lichen planus is an inflammatory condition. You may wish to ask your doctor or a pharmacist whether an antihistamine, topical steroid, or other kind of medication would be appropriate. "The mainstay of localized skin lesions is topical steroids. Additional treatments include retinoids, such as acitretin, or sulfasalazine. Narrow band UVB phototherapy or systemic PUVA therapy are known treatment modalities for generalized disease."

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Benzalkonium Chloride allergy

I found out that I was allergic to this when my dentist put desensitizer on my teeth...my lips swelled like a duck! I am also a scrub nurse and been having trouble with the CHG scrub and the cavacide.... I found a relation to the cavacide to benzalkonium...however I am interested in finding out if this drug is related to any similar families that would also make me swell. I am slowly finding answers...also I have never been given the TDaP shot until 2 days ago and my lips swelled again like a duck... Any chance you could help me with a relation between this drug and any others? ## You would actually be better served to see an allergist/immunologist, so you can be tested for specific allergens, and discover what to avoid. For example, there is a chance you might be allergic to an additiv...

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