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Hexidine Mouth Wash


Primary uses of Hexidine Mouth Wash

Mouth infection
160 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Hexidine Mouth Wash


Uses of Hexidine Mouth Wash

Hexidine Mouth Wash is used in the treatment of mouth infection.

Hexidine Mouth Wash side effects


Side Effects of Hexidine are Altered taste, Staining of teeth, Hard Dental Plaque.


How to use Hexidine 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 Hexidine Mouth Wash works

Hexidine 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 Hexidine Mouth Wash

Expert advice for Hexidine Mouth Wash

  • Use Hexidine 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 Hexidine Mouth Wash.
  • Hexidine 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 Hexidine 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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Hexidine Mouth Wash related warnings
Special precautions for Hexidine Mouth Wash
No interaction found/established
Hexidine 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.
Hexidine 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 Hexidine Mouth Wash?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Hexidine Mouth Wash

Frequently asked questions about Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Hexidine 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
Hexidine 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 Hexidine mouthwash
Hexidine is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Hexidine 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
Hexidine mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.

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