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Quinidine Gluconate (Overview)

Quinidine gluconate is a rhythm control agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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Why do denstist precribe chlorhexidine gluconate?

Why do denstist precribe chlorhexidine gluconate?

To fight gum disease: Chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse can significantly reduce plaque bacteria & prevent the development of gingivitis. Gingivitis is characterized by redness and swelling of the gingiva, which often includes gingival bleeding upon probing. Dentists will often rx Chlorhexidine for patients to use between dental visits as part of a professional program for the treatment of gingivitis, . ...Read more

Quinidine Gluconate (Overview)

Quinidine gluconate is a rhythm control agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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My dentist prescribed chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse twice daily. Is it okay to swab my gum more often?

My dentist prescribed chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse twice daily. Is it okay to swab my gum more often?

Chlorohexidine: Chlorohexidine gluconate 0.12% is an excellent prescription mouth rinse effective in helping you combat gum infection. I don't see any problem with you swabbing your gums more often but of course you should consult with your dentist before doing so as he/she would have more insight as it relates to your care. ...Read more

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Is chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse effective against bad breath?

Is chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse effective against bad breath?

It couldn't hurt: The rinse will help a little to keep bad breath at bay, but you do have to have good teeth (no holes) and you must also practice good oral hygiene. The rinse will mostly help keep gingivitis or mild periodontitis in check. Bad breath is not only an oral problem but is possibly caused by what you have in your stomach. ...Read more

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How does chlorhexidine gluconate work?

Positive attraction: Chlorhexidine gluconate has a positive chemical charge; it is attracted to the negative charge on certain bacteria in the mouth. This attractn affects the bacterial cell membrane & causes increased permeability for immediate antimicrobial activity. Chlorhx is also attracted to neg charged surfs on oral tissue. This additional attractn gives chlorhx sustained action that can help prevent the plaque. ...Read more

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Do you know is weight loss a side effect of taking ferrous gluconate?

Do you know is weight loss a side effect of taking ferrous gluconate?

Although I was not: Able to find weight loss as a specific potential side effect for ferrous gluconate, it can cause: v appetite, nausea/ vomiting, abdominal cramps etc. It would be safe to assume that there would be potential for weight loss in one of those scenarios. ...Read more

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My wife washed with chlorhexidine gluconate yesterday morning as a pre-operative wash. She used it on her face.Last night her cheeks turned red.?

My wife washed with chlorhexidine gluconate yesterday morning as a pre-operative wash.
She used it on her face.Last night her cheeks turned  red.?

Contact dermatitis: If it was an oral rinse that was used on the face it was mostlikely contact dermatitis, a slight skin irritation. If it was a skin wash it may be the same or just a sensitivity. She also may have an allergy to the product. ...Read more

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I started noticing hair thinning, and the only new things that i was taking in my life were colostrum and zinc gluconate 50mg, what should I do ?

HAIR THINNING: Heredity contributes to it. Some sickness like sle , skin disorders, stress, etc should be ruled out. The best thing to do is consult a dermatologist. Could be side effects of what you are taking now ? ...Read more

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Are quinine and quinidine the same drug?

Are quinine and quinidine the same drug?

No: Quinine is used to treat malaria and we used to use it nocturnal leg cramps and was very effective until the fda using arcane political science stopped that. Quinidine is used for cardiac (heart) problems. ...Read more

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