Table of Contents
- What is Hexigel?
- Uses of Hexigel
- How does Hexigel work?
- How to use Hexigel?
- Hexigel Common Usage
- When to Avoid Hexigel?
- Precautions while using Hexigel:
- Side-Effects of Hexigel:
- Drug Interactions to be Careful About
- Buyer’s Guide – Hexigel Composition, Variant and Price
- Substitutes of Hexigel
- FAQs – 10 Important Questions Answered about Hexigel
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1What is Hexigel?
It is used mainly to treat inflammation of the oral tissues in conditions like gingivitis, mucositis and apthous ulcers of oral cavity. Extrinsic staining of teeth and altered taste sensation are some of the commonly seen side effects with Hexigel. It should be totally avoided in case of patients allergic to the drug and in children less than 1 year of age.
Hexigel Composition: Chlorhexidine Gluconate 1%w/w
Manufactured by: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Prescription: Not required as it is available as (Over the Counter) OTC drug.
Form: Gel, Gargles, Mouthwash and Ointment.
Price: Rs. 42.90 for 1 pack of 15 gm tube.
Expiry/Shelf Life: 2 years from the date of manufacturing
Type of Drug: Antiseptic & Disinfectant.