How do you prescribe PerioGard?

How do you prescribe PerioGard?

How do you prescribe PerioGard?

The recommended use of PerioGard is twice daily rinsing for 30 seconds, morning and evening after tooth brushing. The usual dosage is 15 ml (marked in cap) of undiluted PerioGard.

Is PerioGard over the counter?

PerioGard (Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse, 0.12% – Rx Only) Available through prescription only. Prescription-strength anti-microbial rinse to treat gingivitis and promote the healing of inflamed gums.

What is the generic name for PerioGard?

PerioGard® (Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse USP, 0.12%) is indicated for use between dental visits as part of a professional program for the treatment of gingivitis as characterized by redness and swelling of the gingivae, including gingival bleeding upon probing.

How often can I use PerioGard?

Patients using PerioGard® 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 ½ fl.

How much is Colgate Periogard?

The cost for Periogard mucous membrane liquid 0.12% is around $14 for a supply of 473 milliliters, depending on the pharmacy you visit….Mucous Membrane Liquid.

Quantity Per unit Price
473 milliliters $0.03 $13.70

How long does Periogard take to work?

It may take up to 6 weeks to see the full benefits of using this medication. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

Is Periogard an antibiotic?

Chlorhexidine belongs to a class of drugs known as antimicrobials. It works by decreasing the amount of bacteria in the mouth, helping to reduce swelling and redness of the gums and bleeding when you brush.

Is PerioGard an antibiotic?

Is chlorhexidine banned?

Why haven’t regulating authorites already banned it? Unfortunately the only thing stopping us banning indistinct pourable chlorhexidine is us and the deficient health care safety systems we’ve created.

How long does PerioGard take to work?