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CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

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food interaction for CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

alcohol interaction for CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

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lactation interaction for CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

medicine interaction for CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Clohex plus 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Clohex plus mouth wash is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

Chlorhexidine Gluconate(0.20% w/v)

Uses

Chlorhexidine Gluconate is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth

How it works

Chlorhexidine Gluconate kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.

Common side effects

Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration
Sodium Fluoride(0.05% w/v)

Uses

Sodium Fluoride is used in the treatment of hypersensitivity, inflammation of gums and dental cavities

How it works

Sodium fluoride belongs to class of medications called as mineral supplements.  It is an inorganic salt of fluoride that works by strengthening the teeth and reducing the effects of acid and bacteria on the teeth thereby making the teeth resistant to decay.

Common side effects

Altered taste, Application site irritation
Zinc Chloride(0.09% w/v)

Uses

Zinc Chloride is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies

How it works

Zinc Chloride provides essential nutrients

Common side effects

COMMON DOSAGE FOR CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

Patients taking CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

  • 52%
    Once A Day
  • 23%
    Thrice A Day
  • 23%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES FOR CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

  • 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 CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

Chlorhexidine Gluconate

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

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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.

Sodium Fluoride

Q.

Is sodium fluoride in toothpaste bad for you?
No, Sodium fluoride toothpaste is used to prevent cavities and make the teeth resistant to decay. It should be used once daily or as per the advice given by your doctor

Q.

Does sodium fluoride cause canker sores?
No, Canker sores are caused by citric or acidic foods and health conditions such as deficiency in Vitamin B12, folic acid, iron or impaired immune system.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT CLOHEX PLUS MOUTH WASH

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
88%
Can't say
13%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

No
71%
Yes
29%

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)