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Chlorhexidine gluconate taste bad?

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Dr. Stanley Siu answered

Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry

Chlorhexidine gluconate may leave an unpleasant taste in your mouth. Do not rinse your mouth to remove this taste after using the medication. You may rinse the medicine away and reduce its effectiveness. Chlorhexidine may also stain your teeth or other dental work (crowns, fillings, bridges, dentures). You will often need to seek your dentist or dental hygienist to remove these brown stains.

Answered Jun 24, 2014

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