Peridex

What is Peridex?

Chlorhexidine is an antibacterial used as an antiseptic and for other applications. It is a cationic polybiguanide (bisbiguanide). It is used primarily as its salts (e.g., the dihydrochloride, diacetate, and digluconate).

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.

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I am being treated for a jaw infection w amoxicillin and peridex.
there was an abcess and cellulitis where a tooth had been extracted and later...

doctor1 MD

hello,

I have gone through your query.

As per you said that there is improvement in lesion after incision and drainage, the healthy tissue would...

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Good Afternoon Doctor, my question is....how do I use both Peridex and PreviDent 5000 Booster at bedtime (or even during the day) if I should not...

doctor1 MD

Hi & Welcome.

Peridex (Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.12%) is antiseptic mouth wash commonly prescribed for the treatment of gingivitis.

15 mL of...

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Is it possible to fail a Breathalyzer while using chlorhexidine gluconate (Periedex mouth rinse)? would you also fail the 2nd test 15 minutes...

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Brief Answer:
Periedex can cause this

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about this failed test...

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Good Afternoon Doctor, my question is....how do I use both Peridex and PreviDent 5000 Booster at bedtime (or even during the day) if I should not...

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I developed a white patch in my throat 3 months ago it changes shape occasionally looks better someday than others very painful. Only way to stop...

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can I attach photo of wife's brown tongue? wife has horrible taste for months. couldn't eat. loss lots of weight. doc treated for thrush and later...

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Went to dentist yesterday and had oral evaluation. Dentist put me on Peridex oral rinse for two weeks.
He did not explain why. Used last night and...

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Hi, I had all 4 wisdom teeth removed 5 days ago, have been on a medrol dose pack and Cleocin 150 qid since surgery. Now have thrush! Treatment?...

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I am being treated for a jaw infection w amoxicillin and peridex.
there was an abcess and cellulitis where a tooth had been extracted and later...

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