Elgydium toothpaste Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions & Warnings

ELGYDIUM, toothpaste, 50 g tube
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Generic drug of the Therapeutic class: Stomatology
active ingredients: Chlorhexidine , Calcium carbonate

Drug withdrawn from the market on 04/12/2018

 what is Elgydium medication used for and indication?

  • gingivitis, periodontal disease
  • prevention of caries by bactericidal action on dental plaque

PRESENTATION (S) AVAILABLE FOR ELGYDIUM

5 presentations are available for this drug:

  • 1 aluminum tube (s) of 4 g
  • 1 tube (s) of 8 g
  • 1 tube (s) of 50 g
  • 1 tube (s) of 100 g
  • 1 tube (s) of 150 g
FEATURE DESCRIPTION
Pharmaceutical class not communicated
Active substance (s) per 100 g: calcium carbonate (25 g), chlorhexidine (digluconate) (0.004 g)
General medicine no
Pharmaceutical form toothpaste
Route (s) of administration dental
Selling price unregulated price
Social security reimbursement rate 0%
Laboratory (s) Elgydium manufacturer laboratory (ies)
Conditions of issue available without prescription

Elgydium Dosage

Dosage

Proceed daily after each meal, with a careful brushing of all dental surfaces making sure to:

  • brush all surfaces of all teeth preferably from the gum towards the end of the tooth,
  • rinse thoroughly with water.

Careful brushing lasts about 3 minutes ( see diagram at the end of the Instructions ).

Elgydium Contraindications

Never use ELGYDIUM, toothpaste in the following case:

IN CASE OF DOUBT, IT IS ESSENTIAL TO ASK YOUR DENTIST OR PHARMACIST FOR ADVICE.

how does Elgydium work?

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How To Store Elgydium ?

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Expiration date

  • Do not use ELGYDIUM, toothpaste after the expiry date stated on the outer packaging.

Storage conditions

  • No special storage conditions.

If necessary, warnings against certain visible signs of deterioration

  • Medicines should not be thrown away with wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist what to do with any unused medicine. These measures will help protect the environment.

Elgydium Side Effects

Like all medicines, ELGYDIUM, toothpaste can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them:

  • due to the presence of parahydroxybenzoates, possibility of allergic reactions (see section: “Take special care with ELGYDIUM, toothpaste”).

If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, or if any side effects get serious, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Elgydium Interactions

The data available to date do not suggest the existence of clinically significant interactions.

Effects on ability to Drive and use machines

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Warnings and Precautions

Take special care with ELGYDIUM, toothpaste:

  • Do not swallow.
  • This medicine contains parahydroxybenzoates and may cause allergic reactions.
  • IN CASE OF DOUBT, DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK FOR THE ADVICE OF YOUR DENTIST OR YOUR PHARMACIST.

PREGNANCY & BREAST-FEEDING & FERTILITY

  • This medication, under normal conditions of use, can be used during pregnancy and lactation.
  • In general, you should seek advice from your dentist or pharmacist before taking any medication.

What happens if I overdose from Elgydium ?

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What should I do if I miss a dose?

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What happens if you stop taking Elgydium ?

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What is  Forms and Composition ?

Appearance and shape

  • Lack of information in the MA.
  • Toothpaste in 50 g tube.

Other shapes

  • ELGYDIUM, toothpaste, 100 g tube
  • ELGYDIUM, toothpaste, 150 g tube

Composition

Active ingredient Toothpaste

* per unit dose

Excipients with known effects ?

  • Methyl parahydroxybenzoate
  • Propyl parahydroxybenzoate

Other excipients:

  • Pure sodium lauryl sulphate
  • Glycerol
  • Colloidal silica
  • Amorphous hydrated precipitated silica
  • Carrageenan
  • Sodium carboxymethylcellulose
  • Titanium oxide
  • Sodium saccharinate
  • Artificial flavor
  • Drinking water

NOT’s

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general information:

  • Includes a general description of the drug, its use, brand names, FAQs, and relevant news and articles

Additional information:

  • General explanation about dealing with the medicine: how to take the medicine, the doses and times of it, the start and duration of its effectiveness, the recommended diet during the period of taking the medicine, the method of storage and storage, recommendations in cases for forgetting the dose and instructions to stop taking the drug and take additional doses.

Special warnings:

  • For pregnant and breastfeeding women, the elderly, boys and drivers, and use before surgery.

Side effects:

  • It treats possible side effects and drug interactions that require attention and its effect on continuous use.
  • The information contained in this medicine is based on medical literature, but it is not a substitute for consulting a doctor.

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