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Hexiprep 0.4% Solution

Manufacturer: Icpa Health Products Ltd
Medicine composition: Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 21, 2020

Hexiprep 0.4% Solution helps in treating inflammation of gums. You are advised to consume this medication after meals, it may affect the taste of foods and beverages. For maximum effectiveness avoid rinsing mouth, brushing teeth, eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using this medication.

In many cases, this drug may cause permanent discolouration of some tooth fillings. To minimize discolouration, brush and floss daily (especially focus on the areas which begin to discolour). Never mix or dilute this drug with any other product.

Avoid contact with this medication with eyes and ears. If the solution comes in contact with your eyes, rinse well with water. Consult your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Precede use of solution by flossing and brushing teeth; completely rinse toothpaste from mouth. Swish 15 mL undiluted oral rinse around in mouth for 30 seconds, then expectorate. Caution patient not to swallow the medicine. Avoid eating for 2-3 hours after treatment. (The cap on bottle of oral rinse is a measure for 15 mL.)

When used as a treatment of gingivitis, the regimen begins with oral prophylaxis. Patient treats mouth with 15 mL Hexiprep 0.4% Solution, swishes for 30 seconds, then expectorates. This is repeated twice daily (morning and evening). Patient should have a re-evaluation followed by a dental prophylaxis every 6 months.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a General Physician before using this medicine.

This medication is primarily used for the following conditions:

  • Inflammation Of Gums

  • Hypersensitivity

Here are some of the possible side effects of this medication:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    It may differ from person to person. You should consult about it with the doctor to get the suitable dosage prescriptions.

  • What is the onset of action?

    It is yet to be estimated.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women are advised to consult a doctor before consuming this drug.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No, the medicine is not habit-forming or addictive.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Lactating mothers are advised to take medical help before consuming this medication.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    It is advisable that you do not indulge in driving while on this medication since there is a possibility of you experiencing drowsy or calm and thus affecting your driving skills.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    No relevant information is available.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    No relevant information is available.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    It is advisable that you do not miss a dosage since there is just one dose per day. Consume the missed dosage as soon as you remember.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of an overdose, you may take medical help immediately.
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  • United States

  • Japan

The bactericidal effect of Hexiprep 0.4% Solution is a result of the binding of this cationic molecule to negatively charged bacterial cell walls and extramicrobial complexes.

  • At low concentrations, this causes an alteration of bacterial cell osmotic equilibrium and leakage of potassium and phosphorous resulting in a bacteriostatic effect.
  • At high concentrations of Hexiprep 0.4% Solution, the cytoplasmic contents of the bacterial cell precipitate and result in cell death.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    No data reported.
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