Substitutes for Chlorex
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Medicine Overview of Chlorex Ear Drop
Uses of Chlorex Ear Drop
Chlorex Ear Drop is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth.
Side effects of Chlorex Ear Drop
Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.
How to use Chlorex Ear Drop
This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
How Chlorex Ear Drop works
Chlorex ear drop kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.
In Depth Information on Chlorex Ear Drop
Expert advice for Chlorex Ear Drop
- Use Chlorex 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 Chlorex.
- Chlorex 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 Chlorex 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.
Special precautions for Chlorex Ear Drop
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WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chlorex Ear Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Chlorex Ear Drop should be used with caution during lactatio+more
n. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Chlorex Ear Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Chlorex+more
Ear Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Chlorhexidine Gluconate, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Chlorex NA Ear Drop
Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Chlorex 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
Chlorex 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 Chlorex mouthwash
Chlorex is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Chlorex 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
Chlorex mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.