CHLORHEXIDINE 0.2% mouthwash

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    Therapeutic action

    • Antiseptic


    • Antisepsis of noma mouth ulcers

    Forms and strengths

    • 0.2% mouthwash solution of chlorhexidine digluconate, ready to use


    • Child: one application 4 to 6 times daily to oral mucosa, using a clean gauze swab wrapped around a tongue depressor


    • According to clinical response

    Contra-indications, adverse effects, precautions

    • Do not swallow.
    • Do not bring into contact with eyes (risk of corneal damage), middle ear (risk of deafness if ear drum is perforated).
    • May cause: reversible brown discoloration of the tongue and teeth, taste disturbances; rarely allergic reactions.


    –  Below 25 °C 
    Once open, the mouthwash solution keeps for 4 weeks maximum.