CORSODYL MINT FLAVOUR 0.2%W/V MOUTHWASH

Active substance: CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATE SOLUTION

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1.3.1 Label-Leaflet

PL 00079/0677

November 2013

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare

The label-leaflet for the product will be split into 3 sections as indicated by the diagram
below:

Left Section

Middle Section

Right Section

The middle section is the front facing section and will be the branded part of the product.
Braille will also be printed on this section.
The left and right sections will contain all the relevant patient information for the product
such as directions for use, possible side effects, storage and handling etc. Exact details are
provided below.

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Corsodyl Mint Flavour 0.2% w/v Mouthwash
chlorhexidine digluconate
ALCOHOL FREE
• Bleeding Gums
• Irritated Gums
• Mouth Ulcers
TREATS GUM PROBLEMS
300 ml
< Text in Braille – Corsodyl Mint Flavour 0.2% w/v Mouthwash>

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What is Corsodyl Mint Flavour 0.2% w/v Mouthwash for?
The active ingredient is chlorhexidine digluconate which is an antibacterial agent that reduces
the formation of dental plaque and is used to:
• Treat & prevent gum disease (where gums may bleed when brushed)
• Promote gum healing after dental surgery or treatment
• Control mouth ulcers
• Maintain mouth hygiene
• Manage oral thrush and denture sore mouth
Check before you use
Do not use:
• If you have ever had an allergic reaction to chlorhexidine digluconate or any of the
other ingredients (see Storage and further information).

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In children under 12 years unless recommended by a dentist.
Anywhere other than your mouth. Wash thoroughly if you get any in your eyes or ears.
Immediately after brushing your teeth. See How to use for more information.

Take special care with Corsodyl Mint Flavour 0.2% w/v Mouthwash
• Do not bleach fabrics that have been in contact with the mouthwash.
Pregnancy and breast feeding
• You can use the mouthwash if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
How to use
Use only if seal on cap is present and intact before opening.
• Do not swallow
• Do not exceed stated dose.
• Toothpastes can stop the mouthwash working. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with
water and wait 5 minutes after brushing your teeth before using the mouthwash. You can
also use the mouthwash at a different time of day.
• Use twice a day. Fill the cap to 10 ml line. Rinse mouth thoroughly for 1 minute then spit
out.
• Gum disease: A one month course (600 ml) is recommended.
• Mouth ulcers & oral thrush: Continue to use for 2 days after healing has occurred.
• Denture sore mouth: Clean & soak your dentures in the mouthwash for 15 minutes
twice a day.
• Dental surgery: Rinse as directed by your dentist.
If your symptoms persist, see your dentist.

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Possible side effects
This mouthwash can have side effects, but not everybody gets them.
• Stop using the mouthwash and seek immediate medical help if you get a rash, swelling
of the mouth or face or have difficulty breathing. These effects may be symptoms of a
severe allergic reaction which is very rare.
• Stop using the mouthwash and tell your dentist if you get irritation of the mouth,
soreness, or swelling of the inside of the cheeks. These effects should go away when
treatment is stopped.
Other side effects that may occur:
• Temporary staining of the tongue. This disappears when treatment is stopped.
• Temporary staining of teeth. This can normally be removed by brushing. You can avoid
staining by not drinking tea, coffee or red wine – especially one hour after use, and by
brushing daily with toothpaste (see How to use). If staining continues it can be removed
with a scale & polish from your dentist or hygienist. You can clean your dentures with
denture cleaner.
• You may notice a change of taste or burning sensation when you first use the
mouthwash. This usually goes away with continued use.

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If peeling of the skin inside the mouth occurs, dilute the mouthwash with an equal
amount of water.

If you do get any side effects, even those not mentioned above, tell your doctor, dentist or
pharmacist.
Storage and further information
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use after the ‘EXP’ date shown on the pack.
Store below 25°C.
Use within 3 months of opening.
Active ingredient: Chlorhexidine Digluconate 0.2% w/v.
Other ingredients: Glycerol, macrogolglycerol hydroxystearate, sorbitol liquid (noncrystallising), peppermint flavour and purifying water.
Macrogolglycerol hydroxystearate may cause skin reactions.
MA Holder: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Brentford, TW8 9GS, U.K. and all
enquiries should be sent to this address.
The manufacturer is Omega Pharma Manufacturing GmbH & Co. KG, Herrenberg,
Germany.
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Text prepared: 11/2013
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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