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Chlorhexidine Summary

Description: A disinfectant and topical anti-infective agent used also as mouthwash to prevent oral plaque.

Also Known As: Chlorhexidine Acetate; Chlorhexidine Hydrochloride; MK-412A; Novalsan; Sebidin A Show All >>

Networked: 1791 relevant articles (221 outcomes, 390 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Chlorhexidine is Relevant

  1. Infection : 49 outcomes 69 studies in 405 results
  2. Gingivitis : 33 outcomes 43 studies in 156 results
  3. Inflammation : 15 outcomes 14 studies in 70 results
  4. Dental Plaque : 14 outcomes 29 studies in 109 results
  5. Chronic Periodontitis : 12 outcomes 29 studies in 68 results
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Drugs Related to Chlorhexidine

  1. Povidone-Iodine (Betadine)
  2. Silver Sulfadiazine (SSD)
  3. xanthan gum (xanthan)
  4. Triclosan (pHisoHex)
  5. Mouthwashes
  6. Metronidazole (Metric)
  7. Dentifrices (Dentifrice)
  8. Listerine
  9. Fluorides
  10. Hydrogen Peroxide (Hydroperoxide)
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Therapies Related to Chlorhexidine

  1. Catheters
  2. Root Planing
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene)
  5. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
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