PerioChip

PerioChip

chlorhexidine

Manufacturer:

Dexcel Pharma/AmediusTec

Distributor:

Apex Pharma Marketing
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Chlorhexidine gluconate
Indications/Uses
Adjunct to scaling & root planing procedures for reduction of pocket depth in patients w/ adult periodontitis. May be used as a part of a periodontal maintenance program which includes good oral hygiene & scaling & root planing.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Insert 1 chip into a periodontal pocket w/ probing pocket depth (PD) ≥5 mm. Up to 8 chips may be inserted in a single visit. Administer once every 3 mth in pockets w/ PD remaining ≥5 mm.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Anaphylaxis & serious allergic reactions. Acutely abscessed periodontal pocket. Infectious events. Patients w/ cancer, diabetes & immunocompromised status. Avoid dental floss at the site of insertion for 10 days after placement. Pregnancy. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Toothache, upper resp tract infection, headache.
ATC Classification
A01AB03 - chlorhexidine ; Belongs to the class of local antiinfective and antiseptic preparations. Used in the treatment of diseases of the mouth.
Presentation/Packing
Form
PerioChip dental liner (chip) 2.5 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 1's;2 × 1's;20 × 1's
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