What is Generic for Perisol used for?
Generic for Perisol (Chlorhexidine Gluconate) is an oral rinse used to treat gingivitis (gum disease). It is used along with regular brushing/flossing of teeth to treat gingivitis that causes red, swollen, and easily bleeding gums. This germicidal mouthwash belongs to a class of drugs known as antimicrobials. It works by decreasing bacteria in the mouth. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Perisol?
The dosage of Generic for Perisol prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Rinse your mouth with Generic for Perisol mouthwash after brushing your teeth.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Perisol?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Perisol medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Perisol?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Perisol, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Perisol?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Perisol, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Perisol?
Like other medicines, Generic for Perisol can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Perisol are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Perisol cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Perisol develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Perisol can cause side effects such as dry mouth, increase in plaque, mouth irritation, staining of teeth, and unpleasant taste in your mouth. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Perisol.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Perisol?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Perisol with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Perisol?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Perisol?
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The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Perisol is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.