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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of chlorhexidine gluconate mouth and throat.

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35 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
10/24/2015 10:13:39 PM

Reviewer: Eddie, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I use this as need for occasional mouth/gum sores. 3 or 4 days of use is generally enough. I always brush my teeth prior to use so have had no problems with staining.

Condition: Other
2/9/2015 8:17:04 PM

Reviewer: Em, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was swabed on me before surgery, after surgery and during the night, I couldn't sleep, I felt sick with nausea, pain in my head and stomach cramps. There was quite an amount the surgeon painted on my back and arm. 8 hrs after the operation I thought this could be the cause for my symptoms, and immediately washed it off. Within 1/2 an hour my symptoms had gone. It could even be a reaction ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/29/2015 10:07:35 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My tongue is brow punish black. Dentist says just staining and common but no one else says that.

Condition: Other
11/21/2014 9:13:45 PM

Reviewer: Belle, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Got my molar pulled and after 3 days my hard palate near the extraction site got wounded, perhaps the abscese was the cause. After 8 days, the site is healing well, but the wound was still there and was painful. I decided to use chlorhexidine twice a day (morning and night). After 2 days, the wound no longer that painful, and the redness was decreasing. So happy with this product, very effective. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/27/2013 11:10:17 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am now realizing that this medicine may have caused all the proplems I am having in my mouth along with losing my taste.

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