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Hexidale Mouth Wash

Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Hexidale Mouth Wash is a used in the treatment of inflammation of gums. It kills the harmful microorganisms in the oral cavity that cause swollen gums, and tartar, bad odor from mouth. This way it cleans the affected area and speeds up healing.

Hexidale Mouth Wash should be used exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the doctor’s instruction or use it in the dose and duration suggested by the doctor. Do not stop using it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. You must have to avoid eating, drinking, or smoking for at least 30 minutes after using it.

It is a safe medicine with little or no side effects. However, it may cause staining of teeth, hard dental plague, and taste change in some people. Inform your doctor if bothers you or does not go away.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way it works but talk to your doctor before using it if you have used a similar medicine before and had an allergic reaction.

Uses of Hexidale Mouth Wash

Benefits of Hexidale Mouth Wash

In Inflammation of gums

Whenever there is an overgrowth of microorganisms in our mouth, that are otherwise normally present, it can lead to unpleasant symptoms suggestive of mouth infection. These symptoms include bad breath, swollen gums, unpleasant taste changes, sensitivity of teeth to hot or cold food/liquid etc. Hexidale Mouth Wash kills and prevents growth of these bacteria, thereby relieving these symptoms. This helps in maintaining good oral hygiene.
Poor oral hygiene can be extremely embarrassing and can affect your social life. This medicine helps restore your self confidence and makes it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Continue using it as advised by the doctor to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Hexidale Mouth Wash

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Hexidale

  • Taste change
  • Staining of teeth
  • Hard Dental Plaque

How to use Hexidale 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 Hexidale Mouth Wash works

Hexidale 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hexidale Mouth Wash is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hexidale Mouth Wash is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Hexidale Mouth Wash?

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

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Quick Tips

  • Use Hexidale 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 Hexidale Mouth Wash.
  • Hexidale 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 Hexidale 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Biguanide
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

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FAQs

Q. How long should you use Hexidale Mouth Wash?

The duration of use of Hexidale Mouth Wash will depend on the condition it is being prescribed for. If you are using it for gum disease (gingivitis) it may be used for a month. If being used for mouth ulcers and thrush, this mouthwash may be used till 2 days after the symptoms are relieved.

Q. Does Hexidale Mouth Wash stain teeth?

Yes, though it does not occur in everyone, Hexidale Mouth Wash may stain your teeth and tongue. Staining is not permanent and may disappear after discontinuation of treatment. Brushing the teeth with regular toothpaste prior to using Hexidale Mouth Wash can prevent staining. You should also avoid tannin-containing food and drinks such as tea and coffee.

Q. Does Hexidale Mouth Wash help bad breath?

Yes, Hexidale Mouth Wash is effective in reducing bad breath, which persists for about 3 hours. However, risk of staining teeth and alteration of taste should be borne in mind before you start using it. In addition, use this medicine judiciously.

Q. How should Hexidale Mouth Wash be used?

It should be used as required. It is generally used twice daily. Rinse the mouth thoroughly for about 1 minute with 10 ml of Hexidale Mouth Wash mouthwash. After rinsing, expel it from your mouth.

Q. What precautions should be followed while using Hexidale Mouth Wash?

Using toothpastes immediately after the mouthwash may interfere with working of mouthwash properly. Use it before the mouthwash or at a different time of the day. Always rinse your mouth before using the mouthwash.

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