Chlorhexidine is a Medicine belongs to Disinfectant and antiseptic group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1746   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Orinse,Acriflex,Bactigras,Betasept,Dyna-Hex,Exidine; Jiu Tai; Cidegol; C-Nate; Afresh

  ►  Strength : Solution with 2  %, Solution with 4  %, Rinse with 0.5  %, oral Rinse with 0.12  %, Eye Drop with   , Gel with   , Cream with   , Spray with   , Mouthwash with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 898   Edition : 12, Martindale    Page : 1746   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 1744   Edition : 38,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Topical, Local,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1744   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Skin disinfection Topical 0.05 % Solution Also used in Burn and other Skin damage.
2 Skin disinfection Topical 0.5 % Solution

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1744   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : severe hypersensitivity reaction, Skin sensitivity to chlorhexidine, anaphylactic reactions, transient taste disturbance, burning sensation of the tongue, parotid gland swelling, mucosal irritation,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1745   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Chlorhexidine is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  ,
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,


►  Contraindication : meninges, Sensitive tissues, Eye, Middle ear,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1745   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Chlorhexidine is a bisbiguanide antiseptic and disinfectant that is bactericidal or bacteriostatic against a wide range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It is more effective against Gram-positive than Gram-negative bacteria, and some species of Pseudomonas and Proteus have low susceptibility. It is relatively ineffective against mycobacteria. Chlorhexidine inhibits some viruses and is active against some fungi. It is inactive against bacterial spores at room temperature,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1744   Edition : 38,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Neem with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • disinfectant and antiseptic effect . --- (PDR for Herbal medicines. (2000) (4th ed.). U.S. )

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.travolekar.ru/arch/Pdr_for_Herbal_Medicines.pdf,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   NA


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA