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Paroex Dosage

Generic name: Chlorhexidine Gluconate 1.2mg in 1mL
Dosage form: oral rinse

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 20, 2022.

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 for 30 seconds, morning and evening after toothbrushing. Usual dosage is 15 mL (½ FL OZ) 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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