Givalex solution for mouthwash Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions & Warnings

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Generic drug of the Therapeutic class: Stomatology
Active ingredients: Hexetidine , Choline salicylate , Chlorobutanol

Medicinal product withdrawn from the market on 15/10/2015

what is Givalex ?

This medication is usually prescribed for:

  • Oral cavity infection
  • Postoperative care in stomatology

what is Givalex medication used for and indication?

This medication is a mouthwash.

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

Presentation (s) available for Givalex

3 presentations are available for this drug:

  • 1 125 ml amber glass vial (s)
  • 1 125 ml amber glass bottle (s) with polypropylene measuring cup
  • 1 500 ml amber glass vial (s)
FEATURE DESCRIPTION
Pharmaceutical class stomatological preparations
Active substance (s) per 100 ml of mouthwash solution: hexetidine (0.100 g), choline (salicylate) (0.500 g), chlorobutanol hemihydrate (0.250 g)
General medicine no
Pharmaceutical form mouthwash solution
Route (s) of administration oral route other
Social security reimbursement rate 15%
Laboratory (s) NORGINE PHARMA
Conditions of issue restricted prescription drug

Givalex Dosage

RESERVED FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 6 YEARS OLD

  • Local use in mouthwash.
  • Do not swallow.
  • 2 to 4 mouthwashes per day, by pouring 10 ml of this product into the measuring cup and completing with water up to the 50 ml mark.

Givalex Contraindications

Never use GIVALEX, solution for mouthwash in the following cases:

  • Known allergy to hexetidine, chlorobutanol, salicylates or a drug of similar activity (NSAIDs, aspirin).
  • IN CASE OF DOUBT, IT IS ESSENTIAL TO ASK YOUR OPINION OF YOUR DENTIST OR OSTOMATOLOGIST AND / OR YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST .

How To Take Givalex ?

Administration mode

  • Use locally as a mouthwash.
  • Do not swallow.

Duration of treatment

  • The treatment should not exceed 5 days without medical advice.

how does Givalex work?

Pharmacotherapeutic group:

ANTI-INFECTIOUS MEDICINAL PRODUCTS FOR LOCAL ORAL TREATMENT

ATC CODE: A01AB12 (stomatological preparations)

How To Store Givalex ?

  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Expiration date

  • Do not use GIVALEX, solution for mouthwash after the expiry date stated on the outer packaging.
  • Storage conditions
  • Store away from light.

If necessary, warnings against certain visible signs of deterioration

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

Givalex Side Effects

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

Possibility of allergic reactions: irritations, skin reactions.

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

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Givalex Interactions

Do not use several drugs containing an antiseptic at the same time.

If you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Effects on ability to Drive and use machines

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Warnings and Precautions

Special warnings

  • DO NOT LEAVE THIS MEDICINE WITHIN THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
  • Prolonged use (more than 5 days) of this medication is undesirable because it can modify the natural microbial balance of the mouth, throat.

Precautions for use

  • If symptoms worsen or no improvement after 5 days: CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR.
  • IN CASE OF DOUBT, DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK FOR THE ADVICE OF YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST.

PREGNANCY & BREAST-FEEDING & FERTILITY

Use with caution in pregnant or breastfeeding women, for lack of exploitable clinical data.

What happens if I overdose from Givalex ?

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What should I do if I miss a dose?

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What happens if you stop taking Givalex ?

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What is  Forms and Composition ?

Appearance and shape

  • Lack of information in the MA.
  • 125 ml type III amber glass bottle with measuring cup (polypropylene), closed with a cap fitted with a low density polyethylene seal.

Other shapes

  • GIVALEX, solution for mouthwash, 125 ml bottle
  • GIVALEX, mouthwash, 50 ml spray bottle

Composition

Active ingredient Mouthwash solution
Hexetidine 0.1 g *
Choline salicylate 0.5 g *
Chlorobutanol 0.25 g *

* per unit dose

Active ingredients: Hexetidine , Choline salicylate , Chlorobutanol
Excipients: Sodium saccharin , Polysorbate 20 , Propionic acid , 96% ethanol (alcohol) , Purified water , Lemon aroma composed: Lemon essential oil , Anise essential oil , Lime essential oil , Menthol , Cineole , Methyl salicylate in solution in , Alcohol

No excipient with known effect 

  • is not present in the composition of this drug

NOT’s

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general information:

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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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