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Overview

Introduction

Hygina Gel is a combination of two medicines is used to treat inflammation of gums and mouth ulcers. It has antimicrobial action on the infection-causing microorganisms. It inhibits the growth of bacteria and helps in the rapid healing of the ulcers.

Hygina Gel is strictly advised for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Apply it only on the affected areas of the mouth. It should not be used in excess amount and also avoid swallowing it. You must wash immediately if there is accidental exposure of it on the eyes.

This medicine is generally safe but it may lead to stainings of your teeth, thus avoid using it for a long term use. If you experience any allergic reactions following the use of the medicine, inform your doctor without delay.

Uses of Hygina Dental Gel

Hygina Dental Gel side effects

Common
  • Bitter taste

How to use Hygina Dental Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

How Hygina Dental Gel works

Hygina Gel is a combination of two medicines: Chlorhexidine Gluconate and Metronidazole. Chlorhexidine Gluconate is an antiseptic and disinfectant. It works by binding to the surface of teeth, inner cheeks and gums. This kills the infectious microorganisms that cause gum disease, tartar and other mouth infections. Metronidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA.

Hygina Dental Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Hygina Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hygina Gel 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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Hygina

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I am always having mouth alcer problemNow also I am suffering with the same and throat infectionI took medicine's from nearest physician doctor a But because of that medicine effect today I have mouth ulcer
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Oracep mouth ulcer gel thrice dailyTab pantop 40 twice daily before mealsWarm saline gargles thrice dailyTab folvite 5mg dailyReview with me after a week.
Kindly suggest medicine for bad breath and dry mouth
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dentist
Start using mouth wash dailyGo for teeth scaling onceDuestom gel for dry mouth
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Hygina?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Hygina cause bitter taste?

Yes, Hygina contains metronidazole which is known to cause bitter taste. However, the bitter taste is temporary and resolves once you stop using this medicine.

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