Hexiplus mouthwash is a Chlorhexidine gluconate which is a bisbiguanide antimicrobial agent, anti-infective and an antiseptic agent. This rinse helps to control and kill the bacteria in the mouth that causes gum disease. Chlorhexidine has powerful antibacterial properties and can be especially helpful in maintaining a healthy mouth after a teeth deep cleaning procedure such as tooth scaling and root planing. It contains Chlorhexidine gluconate: 0.20 %. Chlorhexidine molecule reacts with the microbial cell surface to destroy the integrity of the cell membrane. This mechanism of action makes it highly unlikely for the development of bacterial resistance.
Side effects: Chlorhexidine can cause blistering, burning, itching, peeling, redness, or swelling of soft tissues (gums) due to over dosage or brown stains on hard surfaces (teeth) due to prolonged usage.
Caution: Hexiplus mouthwash is contraindicated in pregnancy and while breastfeeding.