PERIDEX ORAL RINSE Rx

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PERIDEX ORAL RINSE

Periodontal disease
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Chlorhexidine gluconate 0.12%; contains alcohol 11.6%.

Company:

3M

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Indications for PERIDEX ORAL RINSE:

Gingivitis.

Adult:

≥18yrs: Start after dental prophylaxis. Rinse with 15mL (undiluted) twice daily (AM & PM) for 30 seconds after brushing teeth; expectorate. Do not rinse with water or other mouthwashes, brush teeth, or eat immediately after use.

Children:

<18yrs: not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Do dental prophylaxis (calculus removal) before starting, then every 6 months. Coexisting gingivitis and periodontitis (effect on periodontitis not known, may cause increased supra- or subgingival calculus). May stain rough surfaces or margins of anterior facial restorations. Pregnancy (Category B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Antimicrobial.

Adverse Reactions:

Staining of teeth and other oral surfaces, increase in calculus formation, taste alteration, irritation or changes to oral mucosa (eg, stomatitis, dry mouth, ulceration).

How Supplied:

Rinse—16oz