Medicine Overview of Hexidine Mouth Wash
Uses of Hexidine Mouth Wash
Hexidine Mouth Wash is used in the treatment of Inflammation of gums and Bad odor from mouth.
Side effects of Hexidine Mouth Wash
Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.
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 kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.
In Depth Information on Hexidine Mouth Wash
Expert advice for Hexidine Mouth Wash
- Use Hexidine 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.
- Hexidine 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 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.
Special precautions for Hexidine Mouth Wash
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hexidine Mouth Wash may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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 should be used with caution during lacta+more
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Hexidine Mouth Wash does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Hexidin+more
e Mouth Wash in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Chlorhexidine Gluconate, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Hexidine 0.2% w/v Mouth Wash
Frequently asked questions for 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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