Clohex Mouth Wash

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Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Clohex 0.2% w/v Mouth Wash

Primarily used for

Inflammation of gums, Bad odor from mouth
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150 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Clohex Mouth Wash

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Uses of Clohex Mouth Wash

Clohex Mouth Wash is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth.
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Side effects of Clohex Mouth Wash

Common

Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.

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How to use Clohex Mouth Wash

Check the label before use. Take the mouthwash in the quantity as advised by your doctor and put it in your mouth. Swish for 30 seconds to 1 minute and spit it. Do not swallow. Avoid eating, drinking, or smoking for at least 30 minutes after rinsing.

How Clohex Mouth Wash works

Clohex mouth wash kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.

In Depth Information on Clohex Mouth Wash

Expert advice for Clohex Mouth Wash

  • Use Clohex 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 Clohex.
  • Clohex 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 Clohex 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Clohex Mouth Wash
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clohex Mouth Wash may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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.
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Lactation
Clohex Mouth Wash is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Clohex Mouth Wash does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Clohex Mouth Wash is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clohex Mouth Wash may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Clohex Mouth Wash is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clohex Mouth Wash may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Chlorhexidine Gluconate, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Clohex 0.2% w/v Mouth Wash

Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Clohex 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
Clohex 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 Clohex mouthwash
Clohex is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Clohex 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
Clohex mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.
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User Submitted Feedback For Clohex 0.2% w/v Mouth Wash

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