Primarily used for

Inflammation of gums, Burns, Bad odor from mouth
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10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Nalosil Cream

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Uses of Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Chlorhexidine Gluconate is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth.
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Side effects of Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Common

Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.

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How to use Chlorhexidine Gluconate

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Nalosil Cream works

Chlorhexidine gluconate kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.
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Uses of Sulfadiazine (topical)

Sulfadiazine (topical) is used in the treatment of burns
It is applied on the burnt skin from getting infected.
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How to use Sulfadiazine (topical)

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Nalosil Cream works

Sulfadiazine (topical) is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.

In Depth Information on Nalosil Cream

Expert advice for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

  • Use Chlorhexidine Gluconate 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 Chlorhexidine Gluconate.
  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate 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 Chlorhexidine Gluconate 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Nalosil Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nalosil Cream 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
Nalosil Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Nalosil Cream via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Nalosil Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Nalosil Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nalosil Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Nalosil Cream is probably safe to use in patients with liver
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nalosil Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nalosil Cream

Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Q. How does Chlorhexidine Gluconate work?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate 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
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate an antibiotic/antifungal/cure acne/cause cancer/good for canker sores?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate 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 Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate safe?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate an over the counter or prescription only drug?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate 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
Q. Does Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash expire?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.
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