Hexigel 1% w/w Gel

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Primarily used for

Inflammation of gums, Bad odor from mouth
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15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Hexigel Gel

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Uses of Hexigel Gel

Hexigel 1% w/w Gel is used in the treatment of Inflammation of gums and Bad odor from mouth.
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Side effects of Hexigel Gel

Common

Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.

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How to use Hexigel Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Hexigel Gel works

Hexigel 1% w/w gel kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.

In Depth Information on Hexigel Gel

Expert advice for Hexigel Gel

  • Use Hexigel 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 Hexigel.
  • Hexigel 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 Hexigel 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 Hexigel 1% w/w Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hexigel 1% w/w Gel 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
CAUTION
Hexigel 1% w/w Gel should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Hexigel 1% w/w Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Hexigel
1% w/w Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Chlorhexidine Gluconate, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Hexigel 1% w/w Gel

Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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