What is Chlorhexidine Gluconate?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Dental Plaque And Bacteria, Gingivitis, Skin Cleansing, Keratitis, Infection Before Any Surgical Procedure, Minor Scalds and other conditions.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel contains ChlorChlorhexidine Gluconatedine Gluconate as an active ingredient.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel works by killing as well as preventing bacterial growth.
Detailed information related to Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel Uses
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Dental Plaque And Bacteria
· Skin Cleansing
· Infection Before Any Surgical Procedure
· Minor Scalds
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Killing as well as preventing bacterial growth.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel – Composition and Active Ingredients
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· ChlorChlorhexidine Gluconatedine Gluconate (1%)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Shortness Of Breath
· Hypersensitivity Reactions
· Slurred Speech
· Allergic Skin Reactions
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Gel – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Avoid mouth rinsing for at least one hour after its use
· Consult your doctor if you are about to have surgery
· Do not apply solution vigorously over wounds or broken skin
· Do not apply the cream to eyes or body cavities
· Do not use it while smoking
· Use it after 30 minutes of toothpaste, food, drink, smoking