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