15 Aug 2009
No. Chlorhexidine is not absorbed into the body.
If you are using it as a mouthwash, it will just work as an antiseptic on the surfaces of your mouth.
For more information see http://www.drugs.com/mtm/chlorhexidine-gluconate.html
- Chlorhexidine Information for Consumers
- Chlorhexidine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Chlorhexidine (detailed)
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