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    Chlorhexidine Gluconate

    Information about Chlorhexidine Gluconate

    Chlorhexidine gluconate uses

    Chlorhexidine Gluconate is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums.

    How chlorhexidine gluconate works

    Chlorhexidine Gluconate is an antiseptic. It works by killing harmful microorganisms and cleans the affected area.

    Common side effects of chlorhexidine gluconate

    Taste change, Staining of teeth, Hard Dental Plaque
    Content Details
    Written By
    Dr. Anuj Saini
    Reviewed By
    Dr. Varun Gupta
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    27 Dec 2019 | 01:08 PM (IST)
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    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.

    Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

    Chlorhexidine Gluconate

    Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate an antibiotic?

    No, Chlorhexidine Gluconate is an antiseptic and disinfectant. It is active against a wide range of bacteria, viruses, yeasts and fungi.

    Content on this page was last updated on 27 December, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)