Generic Name : Chlorhexidine Pronunciation : Klor-hex-EH-deen Therapeutic Classification : Vasopressors♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA
India- 32 Care, Ab-Hex, A’fresh, Afresho, Arofil Mou, Chlorhexid, Clohex 150, Clohex Plu, Cmw, C-Nate, Coglu, Daxoin, Dencure, Dent One, Dentasep, Dentasep F, Dentrosym, Evergaurd, Fodum, Forhex, Freshex, Glihex, Haa, Hexabir, Hexatrin, Hexide Liq, Hexidine, Hexigel, Heximet Ge, Hygeen, Indent, Madhex, M-W, Maghex-M, Me-Fresh, Metrogyl-D, Mexidin Ge, Microgard, Microshiel, Mouden, M-Rinse, Nitra-Hex, Nitra-Met, Nusept, O2-Fresh, Orahex Gel, Orahex Ora, Oran, Orbiz, Orinse, Orofact Mo, Osihex, Pearlcare, Peefresh, Pendin, Quadrajel Refresh, Rexidin, Rexidin Pl, Rexidin-M, Rinsodine, Sense-32 M, Septacare, Silron Plu, Skeen Soap, Symodent M, Tangim, Thermokind, Tideol, Topfresh, Toss-K Mou, Tphexid M, Triguard M, Troeit, Trogyl-Den, Vakfresh, Xidine-G, Zefresh.
International- Peridex and PerioGard. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a chemical antiseptic, prescribed for gingivitis, cleansing skin and wound areas. It decreases the amount of bacteria in the mouth. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : As 0.2% solution: Rinse with 10 ml for 1 min 2-3 times/day. How it should be taken : It comes as liquid to rinse the affected area as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
♦* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, who are taking other medications, premature infants, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* For external use only.
* Avoid contact with eyes, ears, and mouth; if the medication is accidentally swallowed nausea and stomach upset may occur. Side Effects :
♦ Skin sensitivity, irritation of eye, mucosal irritation and staining of the teeth and tongue, anaphylaxis reactions with skin rash, itch, generalized swelling, breathing difficulties, light headedness, rapid heart rate, upset stomach or diarrhea.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at controlled room temperature (25°C).
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