Chlorhexidine


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Children. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Not intended for use in the eye, auditory canal, meninges, brain, spinal cord and genital area. This drug may stain teeth and tongue.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Chemical burns in neonates. Gastrointestinal disorders: Dry mouth, taste alteration. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Dermatitis, pruritus, erythema, eczema, rash, urticaria, skin irritation, blisters.
Potentially Fatal: Serious allergic reactions (e.g. anaphylactic shock).
ROUTE(S) : PO / Mouth/Throat / Topical / Vag: B
ROUTE(S) : Periodontal implant: C
CIMS Class
Mouth/Throat Preparations / Skin Antiseptics & Disinfectants
ATC Classification
D09AA12 - chlorhexidine ; Belongs to the class of ointment dressings with antiinfectives.
D08AC02 - chlorhexidine ; Belongs to the class of biguanide and amidine antiseptics. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
B05CA02 - chlorhexidine ; Belongs to the class of antiinfectives used as irrigating solutions.
S01AX09 - chlorhexidine ; Belongs to the class of other antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
R02AA05 - chlorhexidine ; Belongs to the class of antiseptics used in throat preparations.
S02AA09 - chlorhexidine ; Belongs to the class of antiinfectives used in the treatment of ear infections.
A01AB03 - chlorhexidine ; Belongs to the class of local antiinfective and antiseptic preparations. Used in the treatment of diseases of the mouth.
S03AA04 - chlorhexidine ; Belongs to the class of antiinfectives used in ophthalmologic and otologic preparations.
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