Hexidine Mouth Wash is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums. It works by killing harmful microorganisms in the oral cavity.
Use it as directed by the dentist.
USES OF HEXIDINE MOUTH WASH
- Mouth infection
SIDE EFFECTS OF HEXIDINE MOUTH WASH
Common side effects of Hexidine
- Taste change
- Staining of teeth
- Hard Dental Plaque
HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?
The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.
Coping with Taste changeKeep your mouth clean. Brush your teeth and rinse your mouth with saltwater or mouthwash after each snack or meal. Use plastic or glass utensils if the food tastes like metal. Avoid very hot or very cold foods. Chewing mints or gums may also help in improving the taste. Increase your fluid intake and choose foods that have strong flavors. Try adding garlic, lemon juice, herbs, spices and pickles or chutneys. Avoid cigarette smoking.
HOW TO USE HEXIDINE MOUTH WASH
HOW HEXIDINE MOUTH WASH WORKS