DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS
When are you taking this medicine?
Gluconate de Chlorhexidine is an antiseptic agent. Gluconate de Chlorhexidine is active against vegetative forms of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria and yeasts, dermatophytes and lipophilic viruses. This medicine has effect for bacterial spores only at elevated temperatures. It cleans and disinfects the skin without causing damage.
For local use of Gluconate de Chlorhexidine Pharmaniaga: trichomonas coleitis, cervical erosion, itching of the vulva, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases ; gingivitis, stomatitis, aphthae, paradont, alveolitis, disinfection of removable dentures, sore throat; postoperative care for patients in ENT and dentistry.
Treatment of wounds, burn wounds and surfaces, disinfection of the patient's skin.
Treatment of surgeons', nurses' hands and operating field before diagnostic manipulation operation.
Disinfection of work surfaces of devices (including thermometers) and equipment which heat treatment is not desirable.
The dose and method of Gluconate de Chlorhexidine application depend on the testimony and dosage form of Gluconate de Chlorhexidine.
Use only locally. 0,5% alcohol or 1% aqueous solution for 2-5 min is applied to the corresponding surface. In dentistry solution for mouthwash and gel are prescribed 2-3 times a day.
Perhaps allergic reaction. Dry and itchy skin, dermatitis, stickiness of hands for 3-5 min, stained teeth, the deposition of tartar, breach of taste.
Hypersensitivity to Gluconate de Chlorhexidine, dermatitis, allergic reactions.
Remains active in the presence of impurities of blood and organic matter. Should not enter the Gluconate de Chlorhexidine in the eye, as well as contact with the meninges and the auditory nerve.
Avoid using Gluconate de Chlorhexidine with iodine preparations.
Gluconate de Chlorhexidine is incompatible with the soap, and detergents containing anionic group (saponins, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose).
Gluconate de Chlorhexidine is compatible with any medication containing cationic group (cetrimonium bromide, benzalkonium chloride).
Depending on the reaction of the Gluconate de Chlorhexidine after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Gluconate de Chlorhexidine not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.Is Gluconate de Chlorhexidine addictive or habit forming?
Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.
Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.
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The information was verified by Dr. Rachana Salvi, MD Pharmacology