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Overview

Introduction

Dresin Mouthwash & Gargle is a combination of two medicines. It is used to treat inflammation of gums. This mouthwash has antimicrobial action on the infection-causing bacteria. It also reduces inflammation such as redness, pain, and swelling.

Dresin Mouthwash & Gargle should be used as per directed or prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it more than the recommended dose. After taking a measured amount of this medicine in the mouth, it should be rinsed thoroughly so that it reaches every corner of the mouth. It should be spit out after rinsing and remember not to swallow it.

This is a very safe medicine and usually does not cause any side effects. However, long-term use of this medicine may cause staining of the teeth.

Uses of Dresin Gargle

Side effects of Dresin Gargle

Common
  • Staining of teeth
  • Stinging sensation
  • Taste change

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Taste change
    Keep your mouth clean. Brush your teeth and rinse your mouth with saltwater or mouthwash after each snack or meal. Use plastic or glass utensils if the food tastes like metal. Avoid very hot or very cold foods. Chewing mints or gums may also help in improving the taste. Increase your fluid intake and choose foods that have strong flavors. Try adding garlic, lemon juice, herbs, spices and pickles or chutneys. Avoid cigarette smoking.

How to use Dresin Gargle

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not dilute the solution. Gargle in the mouth for at least 30 seconds and spit after use.

How Dresin Gargle works

Dresin Mouthwash & Gargle is a combination of two medicines: Benzydamine and Chlorhexidine gluconate which treat mouth infections. Benzydamine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Chlorhexidine gluconate is an antiseptic and disinfectant. It works by binding to the surface of teeth, inner cheeks and gums. This kills the infectious microorganisms that cause gum disease, tartar and other mouth infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dresin Mouthwash & Gargle may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dresin Mouthwash & Gargle during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Dresin Mouthwash & Gargle
₹1.25/ml of Gargle
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₹1.2/ml of Gargle
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Patient Concerns

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Hi doctor i'm PATIENT my prob is i'm pairiya patient.every day when i woke up in morning blood spot all over my mouth and my teeth is yellow and bad smell in my mouth.what i do to overcome this problem and get fresh mouthfeel.
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dental Surgery
Do a thorough cleanung of ur teeth at any dentistStart using hexidine mouthwash on a regular basis( gargle twice daily ) and strodent mouthpaint (massage it over gums for few seconds and den brush ,use twice daily)
Gums swelling, bleeding gums, bad breaths, toothache.
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dental Surgery
Get ur teeth cleaned from a dentisrAfter dat start hexidine mouthwash and stolin gum paint on a regular basis
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References
  1. Benzydamine hydrochloride. London, UK: ADVANZ Pharma; 2012 [revised 7 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Chlorhexidine Gluconate. Huddersfield, West Yorks: Thornton & Ross Limited; 2009 [revised 9 Apr. 2015]. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. PubChem. Benzydamine hydrochloride. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Chlorhexidine digluconate. Brentford, Middlesex: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare; 2007 [revised 30 Oct. 2016]. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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