Medicine : Periogard (473ml)

Name:Periogard (473ml)
Type:Syrup
Manufacturer:Colgate-palmolive Company
Generic Use:Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Composition:Chlorhexidine Gluconate(0.12% V/v)
Substitutes:periogard (473ml)


Generic ( Chlorhexidine Gluconate )



Typical use Of Chlorhexidine Gluconate :Abrasion, Bladder Irrigation, Bleeding, Burns, Cuts, Gingivitis, Infected Cracked Skin, Minor Burns, Minor Scalds, Pleural And Peritoneal Irrigation, Skin Infections, Skin Lesions, Sunburn Blisters, Ulcers, Urethral Infection.
Mechanism of action of Chlorhexidine Gluconate :Chlorhexidine's Antimicrobial Effects Are Associated With The Attractions Between Chlorhexidine (cation) And Negatively Charged Bacterial Cells. After Chlorhexidine Is Absorpted Onto The Organism's Cell Wall, It Disrupts The Integrity Of The Cell Membrane And Causes The Leakage Of Intracellular Components Of The Organisms.
Drug Interaction of Chlorhexidine Gluconate :Chlorhexidine Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Povidone-iodine. These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Chlorhexidine Gluconate :Shortness Of Breadth, Hemolysis, Hypersensitivity Reactions, Photophobia, Slurred Speech, Allergic Skin Reactions, Nausea, Vomiting, Allergic Reactions, Photosensitivity, Skin Irritation, Skin Sensitization, Irritation Of Sensitive Tissues, Dermatitis, Taste Disturbances, Teeth Discoloration.

INTERACTIONS OF CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE


How Chlorhexidine Gluconate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Chlorhexidine Gluconate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Chlorhexidine Gluconate

No Studies Found