Peridex

Active Ingredient(s): Chlorhexidine
FDA Approved: * August 13, 1986
Pharm Company: * ZILA
Category: Oral Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Peridex 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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I'm a vegetarian and need to take peridex, are there any animal ingredients in this product? Thank you. ## Not being a vegetarian, I don't know what is or isn't an animal product, but other than the active ingredient Chlorhexidine, here is the inactive ingredient list: Water, 11.6% alcohol, glycerin, PEG-40 sorbitan diisostearate, flavor, sodium saccharin, and FD&C Blue No. 1. Are there any other questions?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Chlorhexidine
  • Aerosol, Metered: 4%
  • Cloth: 2%
  • 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 Peridex: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 48878-0620 Peridex 1.2 mg/ml Oral Rinse by 3m Espe Dental Products

Other drugs which contain Chlorhexidine or a similar ingredient: (13 results)

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