Medicine Overview of Septlon Scrub
Uses of Septlon Scrub
Septlon Scrub is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth.
Side effects of Septlon Scrub
Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.
How to use Septlon Scrub
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.
How Septlon Scrub works
Septlon scrub kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.
In Depth Information on Septlon Scrub
Expert advice for Septlon Scrub
- Use Septlon 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 Septlon.
- Septlon 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 Septlon 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 Septlon Scrub
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Septlon Scrub 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.
Septlon Scrub is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim+more
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Septlon Scrub does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Septlon Scrub is probably safe to use in patients with kidne+more
y disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Septlon Scrub may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Septlon Scrub is probably safe to use in patients with liver+more
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Septlon Scrub 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 Septlon 20% Scrub
Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Septlon 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
Septlon 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 Septlon mouthwash
Septlon is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Septlon 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
Septlon mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.
Substitutes for Septlon
No substitutes found for this medicine