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  • Peridex™ Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.12% Oral Rinse Refill, 1 - 4 oz bottle, 12134
  • Peridex™ Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.12% Oral Rinse Refill, 1 - 4 oz bottle, 12134

    Catalog Number 12134
    • Provides antimicrobial activity during oral rinsing.
    • Reduces certain aerobic and anaerobic bacteria from a range of 54-97% through six months use.
    • Shows no significant changes in bacterial resistance or adverse changes in the oral microbial ecosystem.
    • Prescription only.
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    A Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.12% oral rinse for use between dental visits as part of a professional program for the treatment of gingivitis. Refill includes 4 - 64 oz bottles with pump.

    • Provides antimicrobial activity during oral rinsing.
    • Reduces certain aerobic and anaerobic bacteria from a range of 54-97% through six months use.
    • Shows no significant changes in bacterial resistance or adverse changes in the oral microbial ecosystem.
    • Prescription only.

    Suggested Applications

    • For use between dental visits as part of a professional program for the treatment of gingivitis as characterized by redness and swelling of the gingivae, including gingival bleeding upon probing.

    The clinical significance of Peridex oral rinse’s antimicrobial activities is not clear. Three months after Peridex oral rinse use was discontinued, the number of bacteria in plaque had returned to baseline levels and resistance of plaque bacteria to chlorhexidine gluconate was equal to that at baseline. Peridex oral rinse is indicated for use between dental visits as part of a professional program for the treatment of gingivitis. Patients with a known sensitivity to chlorhexidine gluconate should not use Peridex oral rinse. The effect of Peridex oral rinse on periodontitis has not been determined. Common side effects associated with the use of Peridex oral rinse include an increase in the staining of oral surfaces, an increase in calculus formation and an alteration in taste perception. Please see full prescribing information provided with the product.

    Specifications
    • Brand
      Peridex
    • Delivery System
      Bottle
    • Material
      Chlorhexidine
    • Product Type
      Oral Rinse
    • Role
      Dentist, Distributor
    • Size
      4 oz
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    The clinical significance of Peridex's antimicrobial activities is not clear. Three months after Peridex was discontinued, the number of bacteria in plaque had returned to baseline levels and resistance of plaque bacteria to chlorhexidine gluconate was equal to that at baseline. Clinical effectiveness and safety of Peridex has not been established in children under age 18.

    Peridex should not be used by persons who are known to be hypersensitive to chlorhexidine gluconate or other formula ingredients. The effect of Peridex on periodontitis has not been determined. Common side effects associated with the use of Peridex include an increase in the staining of oral surfaces, an increase in calculus formation, and an alteration in taste perception. Please see full prescribing information provided with the product.

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    Ask your dentist if Peridex is right for you.

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