Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash

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Composition for Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash

Primarily used for

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

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Uses of Hexide Mouth Wash

Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth.
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Side effects of Hexide Mouth Wash

Common

Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.

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How to use Hexide 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 Hexide Mouth Wash works

Hexide 0.2% mouth wash kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.

In Depth Information on Hexide Mouth Wash

Expert advice for Hexide Mouth Wash

  • Use Hexide 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 Hexide.
  • Hexide 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 Hexide 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 Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hexide 0.2% 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
Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hexide 0.2% 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 Hexide 0.2% Mouth Wash

Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

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

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