A 34-year-old member asked:
periogard (chlorhexidine gluconate) dangerous during pregnancy?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera answered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
See below: There are no human studies. But, it is considered safe. Discuss with you ob.
Dentistry 22 years experience
Think twice: I have two babies and i must say the best policy for me is that if something is not necessary during pregnancy don't take it and don't do it. To have healthy babies is truly a gift and i hate to see anyone risk it by taking any unncessary rinses or medications or treatments.
Last updated Sep 20, 2012
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