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Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION FOR CHLODIN
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES FOR CHLODINNo substitutes found
Expert advice FOR CHLODIN
- Use Chlorhexidine Gluconate after meals, it may affect the taste of foods and beverages.
- For maximum effectiveness avoid rinsing mouth (with water or any other mouthwash), brushing teeth, eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using the Chlorhexidine Gluconate.
- Chlorhexidine Gluconate may cause permanent discolouration of some tooth fillings. To minimize discolouration, brush and floss daily, focussing on the areas which begin to discolour.
- Do not mix/dilute Chlorhexidine Gluconate with any other product.
- Avoid contact with eyes and ears. If the solution comes in contact with your eyes, rinse well with water.
- Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Frequently asked questions FOR CHLODIN
Q. How does chlorhexidine gluconate work?
Chlorhexidine gluconate belongs to a class of medication call antiseptic. It acts by killing as well as preventing bacterial growth. It kills bacteria by interacting with its cell surface
Q. Does it burn?
It is not generally known to burn. Please inform the doctor in case of any side effects
Q. Is chlorhexidine gluconate an antibiotic/antifungal/cure acne/cause cancer/good for canker sores?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is not antibiotic/antifungal. It is not used for curing acne and it does not cause cancer. Canker sores (small and shallow ulcers of the mouth) if mild to moderate then can be controlled by using chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash
Q. Is chlorhexidine gluconate safe?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is chlorhexidine gluconate an over the counter or prescription only drug?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is an over the counter drug and not a prescription drug
Q. Is chlorhexidine gluconate whiten teeth/contain iodine/stain teeth?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is not used to whiten teeth. It does not contain iodine. It may stain the teeth slightly but this may be removed by brushing with a normal toothpaste
Q. Does chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash expire?
Chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.
Q. Does silver sulfadiazine work?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine works as an adjunct
Q. Is it good for burns?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine works as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns
Q. Is silver sulfadiazine over-the-counter?
No, silver sulfadiazine is not an over-the-counter medicine. It is available on producing a prescription from your doctor
Q. Is silver sulfadiazine an antibiotic or an anti-fungal?
Silver sulfadiazine is not an anti-fungal medicine, silver sulfadiazine is a topical antimicrobial agent used as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns
Q. Is silver sulfadiazine cream good for sunburns?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine is used to treat severe sun burns
Q. Is silver sulfadiazine good for cuts?
Silver sulfadiazine is the best used for the treatment for prevention and treatment of burns. It is an anti-bacterial agent which prevents or treats infections; it is commonly indicated for burns alone
Q. Does silver sulfadiazine prevent scarring?
Silver sulfadiazine is a topical antimicrobial agent used as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns. It has no known effects on scars
Q. Does silver sulfadiazine stop/work on acne?
Silver sulfadiazine is a topical antimicrobial agent used as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns. Its use on the face is usually avoided. Hence, it is not recommended for acne
Q. Does silver sulfadiazine expire?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine has an expiry date. Please read the date printed on the package for the expiry date
Q. Does silver sulfadiazine contain sulfa?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine is a sulfa drug. It is a sulfa containing anti-bacterial medicine used as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns
Q. Does silver sulfadiazine help with pain?
Silver sulfadiazine treats the infection associated with burns, thereby reducing pain and inflammation. It has no direct effect on pain.