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Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole

Information about Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole

Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole Uses

Chlorhexidine Gluconate+Metronidazole is used in the treatment of Mouth infection.

How Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole works

Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole is a combination of two medicines: Chlorhexidine Gluconate and Metronidazole. Chlorhexidine Gluconate is an antiseptic and disinfectant. It works by binding to the surface of teeth, inner cheeks and gums. This kills the infectious microorganisms that cause gum disease, tartar and other mouth infections. Metronidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA.

Common side effects of Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole

Bitter taste, Staining of teeth
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Expert advice for Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole

  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole is given for the treatment of mouth infection and its associated symptoms such as ulcers and swelling in the gums.
  • Avoid eating, drinking, or brushing your teeth just after using this medication.
  • Do not use Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole if you have deep oral ulcers or throat infections.
  • Stop using this medicine and inform your doctor if any irritation occurs.
  • If symptoms persist for more than seven days, consult your doctor.
  • Along with using Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole maintain good oral hygiene by brushing your teeth twice daily with a soft bristle brush.
  • Have regular dental checkups at intervals recommended by your dentist (this is normally at least once a year).

Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole

Chlorhexidine Gluconate + Metronidazole

Q. Can the use of Chlorhexidine Gluconate+Metronidazole cause bitter taste?

Yes, Chlorhexidine Gluconate+Metronidazole contains metronidazole which is known to cause a bitter taste. However, the bitter taste is temporary and resolves once you stop using this medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Chlorhexidine Gluconate+Metronidazole?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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