Generic name: CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE 1.2mg in 1mL
Dosage form: oral rinse
Medically reviewed on May 2, 2018.
Paroex® (Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse USP, 0.12%) therapy should be initiated directly following a dental prophylaxis. Patients using Paroex® should be reevaluated and given a thorough prophylaxis at intervals no longer than six months. Recommended use is twice daily, oral rinsing 30 seconds, morning and evening after toothbrushing. Usual dosage is 15 mL (1/2 FL OZ marked in cup) of undiluted Paroex®. Patients should be instructed not to rinse with water, or other mouthwashes, brush teeth, or eat immediately after using Paroex®. Paroex® is not intended for ingestion and should be expectorated after rinsing.
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