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Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash

Colgate-Palmolive Company

Composition for Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash

Primary uses of Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash

Mouth infection
473 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Colgate Mouth Wash

Uses of Colgate Mouth Wash

Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash is used in the treatment of mouth infection.

Colgate Mouth Wash side effects


Side Effects of Colgate are Taste change, Staining of teeth, Hard Dental Plaque.

How to use Colgate 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 Colgate Mouth Wash works

Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash is an antiseptic that binds strongly to the surface of teeth, inner cheeks and gums. It works by killing the harmful microorganisms that cause swollen gums, tartar, bad odour from mouth, and other mouth infections.

In Depth Information on Colgate Mouth Wash

Expert advice for Colgate Mouth Wash

  • Use Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash 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 Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash.
  • Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash 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 Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash 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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Colgate Mouth Wash related warnings
Special precautions for Colgate Mouth Wash
No interaction found/established
Colgate Periogard 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.
Colgate Periogard 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.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Colgate Mouth Wash?uses

If you miss a dose of Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Colgate
why my teeth gets yellowish? i use colgate paste.
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Use a soft brush ,do not guve excess force while brushibg (this causes wear off of tooth and increase in yellow colour)Get ur teeth cleaned and polished from a dentistStop habits if u have anyIf the colour bother you so much u can go for dental bleaching procedure , cosult a dentist for this
Pain in teeth Tried sensodyne aTried sensodyne, Colgate pain out but no relief
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
For pain take zerodol p tab twoce daily for 3 daysAfter dat consult a dentist ,tooth need to be treated for pain relief
Pls suggest some toothpaste for my 3 year old kid.his mouth was smelling very bad
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, you can use pigeon brand toothpaste. Also Colgate for children is good.Rinsing of mouth after every foods.
Sensitivity without any pocket or bone loss in teeth in left lower back tooth region ,no attrition or abrasion
Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Dentist and General Physician
Use anti sensitive toorhpaste like colgate aenaitive, sensodyne, if not relieved than need further evaluation clinically
My teeth getting slightly yellowish doctor am brushing 2times and using soft brush I also use Colgate plax ,
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Yes its minor discolorationFirst try with this toothpasteSnowdent toothpaste Apply directly to tooth and brush after 2minOtherwise bleaching treatment for teeth whitening
I have yellow teeth. Is there an actually effective toothpaste avaiable in the market that will help me clean my teeth a bit?
Dr. Himanshu Arora
More than toothpaste it depends on how you clean your teethBrush vertically from gums to teethUse Colgate charcoal toothbrushAnd clean all surfaces of teeth
Which tooth paste use for better teeth because my teeth is yellow n early cavity problems so help me
Dr. Himanshu Arora
All fluoride containing toothpaste are good you can use colgate total, oral b etcFollow strict oral hygiene measures to prevent decay

User Submitted Feedback For Colgate Periogard Mouth Wash

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Frequently asked questions about Colgate Mouth Wash

Frequently asked questions about Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Q. How does Colgate work?
Colgate 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 Colgate an antibiotic/antifungal/cure acne/cause cancer/good for canker sores?
Colgate 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 Colgate mouthwash
Q. Is Colgate safe?
Colgate is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is Colgate an over the counter or prescription only drug?
Colgate 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 Colgate mouthwash expire?
Colgate mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.

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