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Overview

Uses of Rexidin Gel

Rexidin Gel side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Rexidin Gel

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 gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Rexidin Gel works

Rexidin Gel is an antiseptic that works by binding strongly with skin. It kills infectious microorganisms and effectively cleans out cuts, wounds and burns to prevent them from getting infected.

Rexidin Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rexidin Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Rexidin Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Rexidin Gel?

If you miss a dose of Rexidin Gel, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Rexidin Gel
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Expert Advice

  • Use Rexidin Gel 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 Gel.
  • Rexidin Gel 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 Gel 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rexidin

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Suffering from pain of gums. a new teeth is also arising. suggest me medi for reducing pain.
Dr. Rishi Tandon
Dentist
Hello PATIENT give you temporary relief until tooth is erupted Flozen-AA and Rexidin gum pant take this two times a day
Hi, I have skin infections on my private part. Please suggest medicines. I will share pics when asked. Thanks
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir you should visit a doctor so that he can examine you personally
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FAQs

Q. How does Rexidin work?

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

Q. Is Rexidin an antibiotic/antifungal/cure acne/cause cancer/good for canker sores?

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

Q. Is Rexidin safe?

Rexidin is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor

Q. Is Rexidin an over the counter or prescription only drug?

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

Q. Does Rexidin mouthwash expire?

Rexidin mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.

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References
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