Ingestion of 1 or 2 ounces of chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse by a small child (~10 kg body weight) might result in gastric distress, including nausea, or signs of alcohol intoxication. Medical attention should be sought if more than 4 ounces of chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse is ingested by a small child or if signs of alcohol intoxication develop.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse therapy should be initiated directly following a dental prophylaxis. Patients using chlorhexidine gluconate 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. oz. (marked in cup) of undiluted chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse. Patients should be instructed to not rinse with water, or other mouthwashes, brush teeth, or eat immediately after using chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse. Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse is not intended for ingestion and should be expectorated after rinsing.
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse 0. 12% is supplied as a blue liquid in child-resistant bottles of one pint (473 mL), individually cartoned with a dosage cup.
Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).
Dispense in original container or in amber glass bottles.
Actavis MidAtlantic LLC
7205 Windsor Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21244 USA
FORM NO. 0036
| CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE |
chlorhexidine gluconate rinse
|Labeler — Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC|
Revised: 02/2009 Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC
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