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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience in Dentistry
An enhanced..: inflammatory response to chlorhexidine gluconate

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience in Dentistry
An antibacterial rin: Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is a brand name for chlorhexadine mouth rinse...There are other brands as well. Chlorhexadine is an antibacterial r ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Gingivitis : Peridex, (chlorhexidine gluconate) or chlorhexidine, is an antimicrobial. It reduces the number of bacteria in the mouth when it is used, typically r ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience in Dentistry
No: The active ingredient in Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) (chlorhexidine) is not available without a prescription. That's primarily because this medi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate): Clinical effectiveness and safety of Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) have not been established in children under the age of 18. In addition, why wou ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Allergies: Anyone who is allergic to any peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) ingredients should not use it.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate): Chlorhexidine gluconate
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Treva Lee
Dr. Treva Lee answered
35 years experience in Dentistry
1 week to 3 months: It depends on the severity of your periodontal disease, frequency of professional therapy, & compliance with home care instructions. It also is influ ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Maybe: Only if he needs to use it as well.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Listerine mouthwash: Listerine is a mouthwash that can reduce bacterial numbers. Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is a drug that kills bacteria and sticks around for sev ... Read More

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