Savlon Antiseptic Cream

Average rating 4.9 from 148 reviews

First aid treatment for minor wounds and skin reactions. Savlon Antiseptic Cream helps cleanse and protect minor wounds from infection.

  • Cleanses cuts, grazes and minor wounds to help prevent infection

  • First aid treatment of superficial burns & scalds

  • Prevention of infection on shaving cuts, blisters and sores

  • Also use to cleanse and treat minor skin problems including chapped skin, spots and blackheads

Product information

Available in 15g, 30g, 60g and 100g tubes

Recommended dosage

Apply a small amount to the affected area and repeat the application as required. For external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, middle ear, meninges and other nervous tissues. If you experience any side effects or allergic reactions stop using immediately and seek medical advice.


Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients, especially Chlorhexidine as it may cause allergic reactions. Cetostearyl alcohol may cause local skin reactions. Parahydroxybenzoates may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed). While allergic reactions are rare stop using and seek medical help if you experience: difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, tongue or throat, dizziness, skin irritation or rash.

Clean and dry the affected area thoroughly, gently apply the cream using clean hands. Suitable for all members of your family. Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children and pets. Do not store above 25°C. Do not use after the expiry date shown on the end of the tube. Use within 12 months of opening. If symptoms persist, please consult your GP.


Average rating 4.9 from 148 reviews


Rating 5
Submitted 12 May 2020

My Husband and I have used this for years. We have one tube that never seems to run out and we use it for everything e.g. cuts, scrapes, spots, soreness, splinters, etc. A small amount goes a long way and seeps in easily. Not too oily. We love it!


Rating 5
Submitted 12 May 2020

I use salon for loads of things it's always in the medical drawer


Rating 5
Submitted 12 May 2020

Use Quite lot best product thanks


Rating 5
Submitted 12 May 2020

I love this cream. It soothes and repairs. Smells nice too.


Rating 5
Submitted 11 May 2020

The best antiseptic cream I have ever used on all small cuts and grazes soothes the skin and fights infections my parents always used savlon antiseptic cream

Michelle jane

Rating 5
Submitted 10 May 2020

Have always used it for minor cut, burns & rashes. My grandchildren call it Nan' magic cream as I use it to sooth lots of ailments.

Our frequently asked questions

Find the answers to your questions about Savlon

Is Savlon suitable for use on children?

Savlon Antiseptic Cream and Savlon Advanced Healing Cream are suitable for use on children. Savlon Dual Action Gel and Savlon Bites & Stings Pain Relief Gel are suitable for children aged 12+.

Can Savlon be used internally?

No, all Savlon products are strictly for external use only and should not be used internally. Avoid contact with the eyes, middle ear, meninges and other nervous tissue.

What are the main uses of Savlon?

Savlon is a first aid treatment for minor wounds, burns and skin reactions. Our range of products can be used to help prevent infection in cuts, grazes, burns, scalds, shaving cuts, blisters, sores, insect bites and stings, chapped skin and spots.

Can Savlon Bites & Stings Pain Relief Gel be used on animal bites?

Savlon Bites & Stings Gel is not suitable for use on animal bites such as dog or cat bites but is an effective treatment for insect bites and stings, such as gnat bites or bee stings. If you have been bitten by an animal, please seek medical advice from your GP or local emergency department.

Will Savlon treat pain?

Savlon Bites & Stings Pain Relief Gel and Savlon Dual Action Gel can be effective in the treatment of pain as they contain anaesthetic to help relieve pain from minor wounds, burns and insect bites and stings.

Can Savlon prevent wounds or burns from leaving a scar?

Savlon Advanced Healing Gel contains hydro-active colloid gel to create optimal healing conditions to support the skins healing process and helps to reduce the likelihood of scarring. 

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