Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.25 w/v+ Sodium Fluoride 0.05% w/v + Zinc Chloride 0.09% w/v
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is a mouthwash available in a bottle of 15 ML, under the brand name ‘HEXICOL’. The mouthwash is prescribed by Dermatologists also. Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash is used as an antiseptic agent with antibacterial properties. Chlorhexidine Gluconate is used to reduce swelling of your gums and stop gum bleeding. It treats gingivitis, a gum disease, which is caused by bacteria. Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash works as an antimicrobial, thus decreasing the growth of bacteria in the mouth.
HEXICOL–CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE MOUTHWASH exerts a prolonged bacterial effect for several hours. It reduces halitosis-producing bacteria on the tongue. This mouthwash reduced ventilator-associated pneumonia.
CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE mouthwash is beneficial in the treatment of mouth infections, including gingivitis (swelling of the gum), and dental plaque.
After you have brushed your teeth, rinse your mouth with mouthwash. It is administered two times daily after breakfast and at bedtime. Usually, the quantity of mouthwash is taken as 15 milliliters. The solution is not to be swallowed. Wait at least thirty minutes to drink or eat anything after taking mouthwash. The duration of treatment is to be decided by your treating doctor keeping in view your medical condition and your response to the treatment.
There is rarely any side effect with the use of this mouthwash. However, in case you experience any Side Effects for a long time like dry mouth, staining on tooth or tongue, or throat irritation, you must consult your physician.
Before using the medicine, If you are sensitive to Chlorhexidine or any sensitivity to other drugs, please inform your treating doctor. You are also to inform your doctor in case you are pregnant, or breastfeeding women.