Medicine Overview of Rexidin Gel
Uses of Rexidin Gel
Rexidin 0.25% Gel is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth.
Side effects of Rexidin Gel
Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.
How to use Rexidin 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 Rexidin Gel works
Rexidin 0.25% gel kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.
In Depth Information on Rexidin Gel
Expert advice for Rexidin Gel
- Use Rexidin 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 Rexidin.
- Rexidin 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 Rexidin 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 Rexidin 0.25% Gel
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rexidin 0.25% Gel 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.
Rexidin 0.25% Gel is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Rexidin 0.25% Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Rexidin 0.25% Gel is probably safe to use in patients with k+more
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rexidin 0.25% Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Rexidin 0.25% Gel is probably safe to use in patients with l+more
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rexidin 0.25% Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Chlorhexidine Gluconate, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Rexidin 0.25% Gel
Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Rexidin 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
Rexidin 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 Rexidin mouthwash
Rexidin is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Rexidin 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
Rexidin mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.
Substitutes for Rexidin
No substitutes found for this medicine