OCTENOXA Gargle 60ml

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INTRODUCTION

OCTENOXA GARGLE contains Octenidine which belongs to the group of medicines called Dihydropyridines. It is used for effective prevention from periodontitis (severe gum infection that can cause tooth loss and other serious health complications).

OCTENOXA GARGLE can also be used to prevent gingivitis (mild form of gum disease that causes irritation, redness and swelling of the part of your gum around the base of your teeth).

OCTENOXA GARGLE is not recommended for use in infants and children so, consult your child’s doctor for advice. It should be used with caution in elderly patients.

The common side effect of using OCTENOXA GARGLE include staining of teeth. Consult your doctor immediately if any of the symptoms worsen.

USES OF OCTENOXA GARGLE

Used to prevent:

  • Periodontitis
  • Gingivitis

HOW OCTENOXA GARGLE WORKS

OCTENOXA GARGLE kills the infecting bacteria by disrupting its cell membrane through strong adherence to lipid components and binding to negatively charge microbial surfaces.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use this medicine as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Rinse the oral cavity for about 30 seconds and spit it out. Do not swallow OCTENOXA GARGLE. Your doctor will prescribe the correct dose and duration of use depending on age and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF OCTENOXA GARGLE

COMMON

  • staining of teeth

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

ALLERGY

OCTENOXA GARGLE is not recommended for use if you are allergic to Octenidine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in Pediatrics:

OCTENOXA GARGLE is not recommended for use in infants and children. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in Geriatrics:

OCTENOXA GARGLE should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using OCTENOXA GARGLE, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally use too much of OCTENOXA GARGLE, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Octenidine
Pharmacological Category :   Dihydropyridines
Therapeutic Indication :   Oral hygiene, Skin lesions
Dosage Forms :   Gel, Gargle, Mouth Wash

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT OCTENOXA GARGLE

What is OCTENOXA GARGLE used for?

It is used for patients who are unable to perform oral hygiene measures. It is also used to prevent oral infections like periodontitis and gingivitis.

How does OCTENOXA GARGLE work?

OCTENOXA GARGLE works effectively as an antiseptic where Octenidine acts by binding to the bacterial cell membrane and to the hard and soft tissue of oral cavity. It damages the cell wall of the microorganisms thereby killing the bacteria causing oral problems.

How to use OCTENOXA GARGLE?

Always use this medicine as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Rinse the oral cavity for about 30 seconds and spit it out. Do not swallow OCTENOXA GARGLE. Your doctor will prescribe the correct dose and duration of use depending on age and condition.

Can OCTENOXA GARGLE be given to elderly patients?

OCTENOXA GARGLE should be used with caution in elderly patients as they may be unable to maintain proper oral hygiene. Consult your doctor before using.

What are the side effects of OCTENOXA GARGLE?

The common side effect of using OCTENOXA GARGLE include staining of teeth. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience this or if the staining worsens.

REFERENCES

1. Sean C Sweetman. Disinfectants and Preservatives. Martindale The Complete Drug Reference. 36th edition. Page- 1654.

2. Vishakha Grover, Jaideep Mahendra, Dharmrajan Gopalakrishnan and Ashish Jain. Effect of octenidine mouthwash on plaque, gingivitis and oral microbial growth: A systematic review. National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. July 2021. [Accessed on 26th August 2022]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8404485/

3. Jockel-Schneider Y, Schlagenhauf U, Petsos H, et al. Impact of 0.1% octenidine mouthwash on plaque re-growth in healthy adults: a multi-center phase 3 randomized clinical trial. National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed Central. January 2021. [Accessed on 26th August 2022]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8310509/

4. Schülke & Mayr GmbH. Octenidine. [Accessed on 24th August 2022]. https://www.schuelke.com/intl-en/products/octenident-mouthrinse.php

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OCTENOXA Gargle 60ml

OCTENOXA Gargle 60ml Mkt: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.145.00
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