Medicine Overview of Microshield Solution
Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.
Microshield 4% Solution kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.
In Depth Information on Microshield Solution
- Use Microshield 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 Microshield.
- Microshield 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 Microshield 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.
Microshield Solution related warnings
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Microshield 4% Solution 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.
Microshield 4% Solution is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Microshield 4% Solution does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Microshield 4% Solution is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Microshield 4% Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Microshield 4% Solution is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Microshield 4% Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Microshield 4% Solution, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Microshield Solution
Microshield 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
It is not generally known to burn. Please inform the doctor in case of any side effects
Microshield 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 Microshield mouthwash
Microshield is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Microshield 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
Microshield mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.
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