prexidine solution for mouthwashUses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions & Warnings

PREXIDINE 0.12 PERCENT, solution for mouthwash, 55 ml vial
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Generic drug of the Therapeutic class: Stomatology
active ingredients: Chlorhexidine

what is prexidine ?

This medication is usually prescribed for:

  • Oral infection
  • Postoperative care in stomatology

what is prexidine medication used for and indication?

This medication is a mouthwash.

It is indicated for the local adjunctive treatment of infections of the mouth, or in care after surgical intervention of the oral cavity.

Presentation (s) available for Prexidine 0.12%

3 presentations are available for this drug:

  • 1 polyterephthalate (PET) bottle (s) of 55 ml
  • 1 polyterephthalate (PET) bottle (s) of 200 ml with measuring cup (s)
  • 1 polyterephthalate (PET) bottle (s) of 500 ml
FEATURE DESCRIPTION
Pharmaceutical class stomatological preparations
Active substance (s) chlorhexidine digluconate solution
General medicine no
Pharmaceutical form mouthwash solution
Route (s) of administration oral route other
Social security reimbursement rate 15%
Laboratory (s) EXPANSCIENCE
Conditions of issue restricted prescription drug

prexidine Dosage

  • RESERVED FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 6 YEARS OLD.
  • 200 ml bottle: For each mouthwash, use the measuring cup, filling it up to the mark (15 ml). If there is no cup, use the contents of one tablespoon of solution (15 ml).
  • 55 ml and 500 ml bottles: Use the content of one tablespoon of solution (i.e. 15 ml).
  • Rinse mouth thoroughly for about a minute with the pure solution.

How often and when the drug should be administered

  • The number of mouthwashes is 1 to 3 per day.

prexidine Contraindications

Never use PREXIDINE 0.12 PERCENT, mouthwash solution in the following cases:

IN CASE OF DOUBT, IT IS ESSENTIAL TO ASK THE OPINION OF YOUR DENTIST OR OSTOMATOLOGIST AND / OR YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST

How To Take prexidine ?

Method and route of administration

  • Use locally as a mouthwash.
  • DO NOT SWALLOW.
  • This solution should be used pure, undiluted.
  • Mouthwashes should be done AFTER brushing and rinsing.

Duration of treatment

Do not continue treatment for more than 5 days without medical advice.

how does prexidine work?

Action mechanism

  • Pharmacotherapeutic group: STOMATOLOGY / LOCAL ANTISEPTIC TREATMENT, ATC code: A01AB03.

How To Store prexidine ?

  • Keep this medication out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use PREXIDINE 0.12 PERCENT, solution for mouthwash after the expiry date stated on the outer packaging. The expiration date refers to the last day of the month.
  • Store at a temperature not exceeding + 25 ° C.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via a wastewater treatment plant or with household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away the medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

prexidine Side Effects

Like all medicines, PREXIDINE 0.12 PERCENT, mouthwash solution can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • Brown discoloration of the tongue and teeth, especially in tea or coffee drinkers, disappearing when treatment is stopped.
  • Possibility of allergic reactions: irritations, skin reactions, swelling of the salivary glands. If you experience any of these symptoms, stop treatment and see a doctor.
  • Possibility of taste alteration or burning sensation of the tongue at the start of treatment.

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.

prexidine Interactions

Taking or using other medicines:

  • Do not use several medicines containing an antiseptic at the same time or in close proximity.
  • IN ORDER TO AVOID POSSIBLE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN SEVERAL MEDICINES, ANY OTHER TREATMENT IN PROGRESS MUST BE SIGNIFICANTLY TO YOUR DENTAL SURGEON, YOUR STOMATOLOGIST OR YOUR PHARMACIST.

Effects on ability to Drive and use machines

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Warnings and Precautions

Warnings

  • The indication does not justify prolonged treatment, especially since it could expose to an imbalance of the normal microbial flora of the oral cavity, with a risk of bacterial or fungal diffusion (candidiasis).
  • In the event of persistence of symptoms beyond 5 days and / or associated fever, the action to be taken should be reassessed and systemic antibiotic therapy should be considered.
  • Interrupt the treatment in case of swelling of the parotids.

Precautions for use

  • Do not put the product in contact with the eyes or nose.
  • Do not introduce the product into the ear canal.
  • Due to the presence of alcohol:
    • Keep out of the reach of children.
    • Do not swallow.

PREGNANCY & BREAST-FEEDING & FERTILITY

  • This drug should be used with caution during pregnancy and lactation.
  • In general, you should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medication.

What happens if I overdose from prexidine ?

  • An overdose is not expected under normal conditions of use of this mouthwash solution.
  • In the event of accidental oral ingestion of chlorhexidine, the following effects have been reported: atrophic gastritis, esophageal and hepatic lesions in case of very high doses.
  • In the event of accidental ingestion in children, take into account the presence of alcohol (0.1 g / ml).
  • In addition, this specialty contains terpene derivatives, as excipients, which can lower the epileptogenic threshold and cause, in excessive doses, in the event of accidental oral ingestion, neurological accidents in children (such as convulsions). and in the elderly (agitation and confusion type). Follow the recommended mode and route of administration, dosages and duration of treatment (see section Posology and method of administration).
  • An accidental projection by the ocular route of a solution of chlorhexidine is likely to cause corneal lesions requiring specialized care.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to use PREXIDINE 0.12 PERCENT, mouthwash solution

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What happens if you stop taking prexidine ?

If you stop using PREXIDINE 0.12 PERCENT, mouthwash solution

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If you have further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

What is  Forms and Composition ?

SHAPES and PRESENTATIONS

Solution for mouthwash.

60 ml PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottle sealed with an aluminum cap with a polyethylene seal (filled to 55 ml).

Other shapes

  • PREXIDINE 0.12 PERCENT, solution for mouthwash, bottle (+ measuring cup) of 200 ml
  • PREXIDINE 0.12 PERCENT, solution for mouthwash, 500 ml bottle
  • PREXIDINE 0.12 PERCENT, solution for mouthwash, 300 ml bottle

prexidine composition

  p 100 ml
Chlorhexidine digluconate 20% solution  120 mg
  • Excipients (common): saccharin, glycerol, polysorbate 80, alcohol, levomenthol, mint flavor (ethanol, menthol, menthyl acetate, mint essential oil), purified water.

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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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