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
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My vet told me if I could find a toothpaste w/this in it; it would help my cat
That is Chlorhexidine Gluconate as "K-Y" jelly used by OB/GYN doctors during a pelvic exam.