Chlorhexidine

Category: Oral Health



Chlorhexidine Overview

Chlorhexidine, also known as chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG), is a disinfectant and antiseptic that is used for skin disinfection before surgery and to sterilize surgical instruments.[2] It may be used both to disinfect the skin of the patient and the hands of the healthcare providers.[3] It is also used for cleaning wounds, preventing dental plaque, treating yeast infections of the mouth, and to keep urinary catheters from blocking.[3] It is used...

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clorfex and Galocipro are used for what

is Galocipro the same as clorex is it for stomachs due to food poisings is food poising when u have stomach ache but no diaharr ## Hi Sharon, Food poisoning can certainly cause stomach aches as well as diarrhea, but every case may be different and vary in so far as what symptoms you experience and how severe they are. Regarding Galocipro and Clorex, I'm not seeing either of these even listed as a medication or dietary supplement.. so I don't know if the spelling is wrong or if it may be some type of foreign product... Where did you first hear about them? NOTE: Chlorhexidine and Clorox are the only two remotely close names I found to Clorex, of products that actually exist (at least here in the US). If you could provide any additional information on these drug names and/or their ...

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Is chlorhexidine (peridex) gel available anywhere?

I am prescribed peridex for oral use. While traveling in Italy, I ran out of the liquid. Visiting a pharmacy, I obtained chlorhexidine gel. Name: Plax-Gel. This product is so much more effective, twice the strength, and it travels well as compared to the liquid. Product of Switzerland and Italy. It does not seem to be available in the USA. Anyone know about its availability? Anywhere? ## Hello, Kate! How are you? You are correct, it doesn't appear that the gel is available in the U.S., I'm sorry. Thus, obtaining it elsewhere for import would be considered illegal. The FDA classifies this as an antimicrobial. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, blistering, burning and headache. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thanks Vern. Showed the tube of gel to my ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Chlorhexidine
  • Aerosol, Metered: 4%
  • Liquid: 0.12%, 0.5%, 2%, 3%, 4%
  • Lozenge: 2.5mg
  • Soap: 4%
  • Solution: 0.12%, 0.5%, 0.50%, 0.75%, 2%, 2.5%, 2.50%, 4%
  • Sponge: 4%
  • Tablet: 2.5mg
  • Unassigned: 0.5%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Chlorhexidine: (45 results)

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  • 0116-0115 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-0137 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-0161 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-0162 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-0228 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-0237 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-1060 Dyna-hex 4 4 g/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-1061 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 g/100ml Topical Solution by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-1610 Smart Sense Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 2 g/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-2994 Scrub Care 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-3678 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0116-4444 Scrub Care 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Xttrium Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0126-0035 Periogard (Chlorhexidine Gluconate) 1.2 mg/ml Buccal Rinse by Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0363-1061 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Walgreen Co.
  • 0519-1344 Bactoshield Chg 40 mg/ml Topical Solution by Steris Corporation
  • 0536-1102 Rugby Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 2 g/100ml Topical Liquid by Rugby Laboratories
  • 11084-815 Bactoshield Chg 40 mg/ml Topical Solution by Deb USA, Inc.
  • 11822-3678 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Rite Aid Corporation
  • 17187-1061 Dyna-hex 4 4 g/100ml Topical Solution by Western Medical Corporation
  • 36800-401 Antiseptic Skin Cleanser 4 mg/100ml Topical Liquid by Topco Associates LLC
  • 25 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Chlorhexidine or a similar ingredient: (12 results)

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Is chlorhexidine (peridex) gel available anywhere?
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