This medication is to be used by adults and children twice a day. This medication must not be swallowed. After application rinse your mouth thoroughly with water.
Avoid contact with eyes.
This medication is indicated in patients with periodontal infection (teeth infection), gingivitis (inflammation of the gums), oral candidiasis (oral fungal infection) and also in patients with tooth implantation.
This medicine is also used in the treatment of superficial wounds (injuries) of any kind, cuts, scratches, burns, sores (open wounds), dermatitis (itchy, dry, swollen skin), leg ulcers, and decubitis (lying down) ulcers. It is also used in the treatment of skin infections, cracked nipples in nursing mothers, and in minor surgeries of injuries and surgical wounds.
The patients using this medication might see reversible staining on teeth after long-term use.
No definitive data regarding pregnant females is available, therefore be cautious. Consult your healthcare provider for further advice.
The effects of this medication are undetermined in nursing females. Consult your healthcare provider for further advice.
The patients must not swallow this medication. This medication might also cause irritation or chemical burn in premature infants.
This medication is contraindicated in cases of inflammation of the tissues surrounding the tooth.
What is chlorhexidine topical used for?
This medicine is used as a skin wound (injury) cleanser and a general skin cleanser. This medicine is also used as a surgical hand scrub and to cleanse the skin before surgery to help prevent infections.
How to administer this medicine?
The dosage of this medicine is dependent on the age of recipient, condition and its severity. It is mostly used while brushing of teeth or flossing. Please consult your health care provider before use of this medicine.
When should you not use chlorhexidine?
This medicine is not recommended to be used in children younger than 2 months of age.
Are there any precautions to take?
Do a patch test before using this medicine. Apply on the back of your hand or inner side of the elbow overnight before use.
How to store this medicine?
Please store this medicine at room temperature (18-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Read the storage instructions provided with the medicine leaflet.
Can chlorhexidine be used on open wounds?
Do not apply this medicine to deep cuts, scrapes (a type of open wound), or open skin wounds (injuries).
How long does it take chlorhexidine to work?
Use it at the same time each day. It may take up to 6 weeks to see the full benefits of using this medicine.
What is this medicine used for?
Dexpanthenol is a medicine for the treatment of dry skin.
Is Dexpanthenol safe for skin?
This medicine maintains skin softness and elasticity, therefore, it is very safe for skin.
Will this medicine leave scars?
This medicine is highly unlikely to leave scars. However, frequent and harsh itching may leave scars. For further guidance, consult your healthcare provider.
How to store Dexpanthenol?
Please store this medicine at room temperature (18-25 Celsius) or refrigerate, depending on the type of medicine. Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.
Can Bepanthen be used on broken skin?
This medication can be applied on broken skin as it supports the natural healing process of skin.
Is Bepanthen good for pimples?
This medication has a very soothing effect on angry blemishes (spot/discoloration) but in case of pimples, prevention is preferred.
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