Chlorhexidine: A disinfectant and topical anti-infective agent used also as mouthwash to prevent oral plaque.Anti-Infective Agents, Local: Substances used on humans and other animals that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. They are distinguished from DISINFECTANTS, which are used on inanimate objects.Mouthwashes: Solutions for rinsing the mouth, possessing cleansing, germicidal, or palliative properties. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)Antisepsis: The destruction of germs causing disease.Disinfectants: Substances used on inanimate objects that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. Disinfectants are classed as complete, destroying SPORES as well as vegetative forms of microorganisms, or incomplete, destroying only vegetative forms of the organisms. They are distinguished from ANTISEPTICS, which are local anti-infective agents used on humans and other animals. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)Povidone-Iodine: An iodinated polyvinyl polymer used as topical antiseptic in surgery and for skin and mucous membrane infections, also as aerosol. The iodine may be radiolabeled for research purposes.BiguanidesRoot Canal Irrigants: Chemicals used mainly to disinfect root canals after pulpectomy and before obturation. The major ones are camphorated monochlorophenol, EDTA, formocresol, hydrogen peroxide, metacresylacetate, and sodium hypochlorite. Root canal irrigants include also rinsing solutions of distilled water, sodium chloride, etc.Sodium Hypochlorite: It is used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Soaps: Sodium or potassium salts of long chain fatty acids. These detergent substances are obtained by boiling natural oils or fats with caustic alkali. Sodium soaps are harder and are used as topical anti-infectives and vehicles in pills and liniments; potassium soaps are soft, used as vehicles for ointments and also as topical antimicrobials.Dental Disinfectants: Chemicals especially for use on instruments to destroy pathogenic organisms. (Boucher, Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)Baths: The immersion or washing of the body or any of its parts in water or other medium for cleansing or medical treatment. It includes bathing for personal hygiene as well as for medical purposes with the addition of therapeutic agents, such as alkalines, antiseptics, oil, etc.Calcium Hydroxide: A white powder prepared from lime that has many medical and industrial uses. It is in many dental formulations, especially for root canal filling.Cetrimonium Compounds: Cetyltrimethylammonium compounds that have cationic detergent, antiseptic, and disinfectant activities. They are used in pharmaceuticals, foods, and cosmetics as preservatives; on skin, mucous membranes, etc., as antiseptics or cleansers, and also as emulsifiers. These compounds are toxic when used orally due to neuromuscular blockade.Dental Plaque: A film that attaches to teeth, often causing DENTAL CARIES and GINGIVITIS. It is composed of MUCINS, secreted from salivary glands, and microorganisms.Disinfection: Rendering pathogens harmless through the use of heat, antiseptics, antibacterial agents, etc.Cetylpyridinium: Cationic bactericidal surfactant used as a topical antiseptic for skin, wounds, mucous membranes, instruments, etc.; and also as a component in mouthwash and lozenges.Cariostatic Agents: Substances that inhibit or arrest DENTAL CARIES formation. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)Benzalkonium Compounds: A mixture of alkylbenzyldimethylammonium compounds. It is a bactericidal quaternary ammonium detergent used topically in medicaments, deodorants, mouthwashes, as a surgical antiseptic, and as a as preservative and emulsifier in drugs and cosmetics.Dental Pulp Cavity: The space in a tooth bounded by the dentin and containing the dental pulp. The portion of the cavity within the crown of the tooth is the pulp chamber; the portion within the root is the pulp canal or root canal.2-Propanol: An isomer of 1-PROPANOL. It is a colorless liquid having disinfectant properties. It is used in the manufacture of acetone and its derivatives and as a solvent. Topically, it is used as an antiseptic.Dentin: The hard portion of the tooth surrounding the pulp, covered by enamel on the crown and cementum on the root, which is harder and denser than bone but softer than enamel, and is thus readily abraded when left unprotected. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)Root Canal Preparation: Preparatory activities in ROOT CANAL THERAPY by partial or complete extirpation of diseased pulp, cleaning and sterilization of the empty canal, enlarging and shaping the canal to receive the sealing material. The cavity may be prepared by mechanical, sonic, chemical, or other means. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1700)Hand Disinfection: The act of cleansing the hands with water or other liquid, with or without the inclusion of soap or other detergent, for the purpose of destroying infectious microorganisms.Hexachlorophene: A chlorinated bisphenol antiseptic with a bacteriostatic action against Gram-positive organisms, but much less effective against Gram-negative organisms. It is mainly used in soaps and creams and is an ingredient of various preparations used for skin disorders. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p797)Porphyromonas endodontalis: A species of gram-negative bacteria in the genus PORPHYROMONAS, family Porphyromonadaceae. It is a key pathogen in endodontic infections.Calcium Fluoride: Calcium fluoride. Occurring in nature as the mineral fluorite or fluorspar. It is the primary source of fluorine and its compounds. Pure calcium fluoride is used as a catalyst in dehydration and dehydrogenation and is used to fluoridate drinking water. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)Colony Count, Microbial: Enumeration by direct count of viable, isolated bacterial, archaeal, or fungal CELLS or SPORES capable of growth on solid CULTURE MEDIA. The method is used routinely by environmental microbiologists for quantifying organisms in AIR; FOOD; and WATER; by clinicians for measuring patients' microbial load; and in antimicrobial drug testing.Sterilization: The destroying of all forms of life, especially microorganisms, by heat, chemical, or other means.Materials Testing: The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.Dental Plaque Index: An index which scores the degree of dental plaque accumulation.Gingivitis: Inflammation of gum tissue (GINGIVA) without loss of connective tissue.Biofilms: Encrustations, formed from microbes (bacteria, algae, fungi, plankton, or protozoa) embedding in extracellular polymers, that adhere to surfaces such as teeth (DENTAL DEPOSITS); PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; and catheters. Biofilms are prevented from forming by treating surfaces with DENTIFRICES; DISINFECTANTS; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS; and antifouling agents.Streptococcus mutans: A polysaccharide-producing species of STREPTOCOCCUS isolated from human dental plaque.Dry Socket: A condition sometimes occurring after tooth extraction, particularly after traumatic extraction, resulting in a dry appearance of the exposed bone in the socket, due to disintegration or loss of the blood clot. It is basically a focal osteomyelitis without suppuration and is accompanied by severe pain (alveolalgia) and foul odor. (Dorland, 28th ed)Mupirocin: A topically used antibiotic from a strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens. It has shown excellent activity against gram-positive staphylococci and streptococci. The antibiotic is used primarily for the treatment of primary and secondary skin disorders, nasal infections, and wound healing.Thymol: A phenol obtained from thyme oil or other volatile oils used as a stabilizer in pharmaceutical preparations, and as an antiseptic (antibacterial or antifungal) agent. It was formerly used as a vermifuge.Smear Layer: Adherent debris produced when cutting the enamel or dentin in cavity preparation. It is about 1 micron thick and its composition reflects the underlying dentin, although different quantities and qualities of smear layer can be produced by the various instrumentation techniques. Its function is presumed to be protective, as it lowers dentin permeability. However, it masks the underlying dentin and interferes with attempts to bond dental material to the dentin.1-Propanol: A colorless liquid made by oxidation of aliphatic hydrocarbons that is used as a solvent and chemical intermediate.Vascular Access Devices: Devices to be inserted into veins or arteries for the purpose of carrying fluids into or from a peripheral or central vascular location. They may include component parts such as catheters, ports, reservoirs, and valves. They may be left in place temporarily for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.Dental Materials: Materials used in the production of dental bases, restorations, impressions, prostheses, etc.Streptococcus sobrinus: A species of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria isolated from the human tooth surface. Strains have been shown to be cariogenic in experimental animals and may be associated with human dental caries.Root Caries: Dental caries involving the tooth root, cementum, or cervical area of the tooth.Administration, Topical: The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.Equipment Contamination: The presence of an infectious agent on instruments, prostheses, or other inanimate articles.Bacterial Load: Measurable quantity of bacteria in an object, organism, or organism compartment.Umbilical Cord: The flexible rope-like structure that connects a developing FETUS to the PLACENTA in mammals. The cord contains blood vessels which carry oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus and waste products away from the fetus.Toothbrushing: The act of cleaning teeth with a brush to remove plaque and prevent tooth decay. (From Webster, 3d ed)ChlorobenzenesDental Caries: Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.Acrylic ResinsDental Leakage: The seepage of fluids, debris, and micro-organisms between the walls of a prepared dental cavity and the restoration.Triclosan: A diphenyl ether derivative used in cosmetics and toilet soaps as an antiseptic. It has some bacteriostatic and fungistatic action.Silver Sulfadiazine: Antibacterial used topically in burn therapy.Iodophors: Complexes of iodine and non-ionic SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS acting as carrier and solubilizing agent for the iodine in water. Iodophors usually enhance bactericidal activity of iodine, reduce vapor pressure and odor, minimize staining, and allow wide dilution with water. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)Enterococcus faecalis: A species of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria commonly isolated from clinical specimens and the human intestinal tract. Most strains are nonhemolytic.Polyhydroxyethyl Methacrylate: A biocompatible, hydrophilic, inert gel that is permeable to tissue fluids. It is used as an embedding medium for microscopy, as a coating for implants and prostheses, for contact lenses, as microspheres in adsorption research, etc.Root Canal Filling Materials: Materials placed inside a root canal for the purpose of obturating or sealing it. The materials may be gutta-percha, silver cones, paste mixtures, or other substances. (Dorland, 28th ed, p631 & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p187)Skin Care: Maintenance of the hygienic state of the skin under optimal conditions of cleanliness and comfort. Effective in skin care are proper washing, bathing, cleansing, and the use of soaps, detergents, oils, etc. In various disease states, therapeutic and protective solutions and ointments are useful. The care of the skin is particularly important in various occupations, in exposure to sunlight, in neonates, and in PRESSURE ULCER.Tooth Demineralization: A tooth's loss of minerals, such as calcium in hydroxyapatite from the tooth matrix, caused by acidic exposure. An example of the occurrence of demineralization is in the formation of dental caries.Oral Hygiene: The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.Tooth Discoloration: Any change in the hue, color, or translucency of a tooth due to any cause. Restorative filling materials, drugs (both topical and systemic), pulpal necrosis, or hemorrhage may be responsible. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p253)
Salivary contribution to exhaled nitric oxide. (1/615)Dietary and metabolic nitrate is distributed from the blood to the saliva by active uptake in the salivary glands, and is reduced to nitrite in the oral cavity by the action of certain bacteria. Since it has been reported that nitric oxide may be formed nonenzymatically from nitrite this study aimed to determine whether salivary nitrite could influence measurements of exhaled NO. Ten healthy subjects fasted overnight and ingested 400 mg potassium nitrate, equivalent to approximately 200 g spinach. Exhaled NO and nasal NO were regularly measured with a chemiluminescence technique up to 3 h after the ingestion. Measurements of exhaled NO were performed with a single-breath procedure, standardized to a 20-s exhalation, at a flow of 0.15 L x s(-1), and oral pressure of 8-10 cmH2O. Values of NO were registered as NO release rate (pmol x s(-1)) during the plateau of exhalation. Exhaled NO increased steadily over time after nitrate load and a maximum was seen at 120 min (77.0+/-15.2 versus 31.2+/-3.0 pmol x s(-1), p<0.01), whereas no increase was detected in nasal NO levels. Salivary nitrite concentrations increased in parallel; at 120 min there was a four-fold increase compared with baseline (1.56+/-0.44 versus 0.37+/-0.09 mM, p<0.05). The nitrite-reducing conditions in the oral cavity were also manipulated by the use of different mouthwash procedures. The antibacterial agent chlorhexidine acetate (0.2%) decreased NO release by almost 50% (p<0.01) 90 min after nitrate loading and reduced the preload control levels by close to 30% (p<0.05). Sodium bicarbonate (10%) also reduced exhaled NO levels, but to a somewhat lesser extent than chlorhexidine acetate. In conclusion, salivary nitric oxide formation contributes to nitric oxide in exhaled air and a large intake of nitrate-rich foods before the investigation might be misinterpreted as an elevated inflammatory activity in the airways. This potential source of error and the means for avoiding it should be considered in the development of a future standardized method for measurements of exhaled nitric oxide. (+info)
Disinfection of upper gastrointestinal fibreoptic endoscopy equipment: an evaluation of a cetrimide chlorhexidine solution and glutaraldehyde. (2/615)There is little information available on the bacteriological contamination of upper gastrointestinal fibreoptic endoscopes during routine use and the effects of 'disinfecting solutions'. A bacteriological evaluation was therefore made of cleaning an endoscope and its ancillary equipment with (1) water, (2) an aqueous solution of 1% cetrimide with 0.1% chlorhexidine, and (3) activated aqueous 2% glutaraldehyde. All equipment, but particularly the endoscope itself, was found to be heavily contaminated after use with a wide variety of organisms of which 53% were Gram positive. Cleaning the endoscope and ancillary equipment with water and the cetrimide/chlorhexidine solution alone or in combination was inadequate to produce disinfection but immersion in glutaraldehyde for two minutes consistently produced sterile cultures with our sampling technique. A rapid and simple method for disinfection of endoscopic equipment is therefore recommended and we think this is especially suitable for busy endoscopy units. (+info)
Inhibition of the activities of matrix metalloproteinases 2, 8, and 9 by chlorhexidine. (3/615)Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are a host cell-derived proteolytic enzyme family which plays a major role in tissue-destructive inflammatory diseases such as periodontitis. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the inhibitory effect of chlorhexidine (CHX) on MMP-2 (gelatinase A), MMP-9 (gelatinase B), and MMP-8 (collagenase 2) activity. Heat-denatured type I collagen (gelatin) was incubated with pure human MMP-2 or -9 activated with p-aminophenylmercuric acetate (APMA), and the proteolytic degradation of gelatin was monitored by sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and Coomassie blue staining. The effect of CHX on MMP-8 activity was also studied with a cellular model addressing the ability of phorbol myristate acetate (PMA)-triggered human peripheral blood neutrophils (polymorphonuclear leukocytes [PMNs]) to degrade native type I collagen. CHX inhibited the activities of both gelatinases (A and B), but MMP-2 appeared to be more sensitive than MMP-9. Adding calcium chloride to the assay mixtures almost completely prevented the inhibition of MMP-9 activity by CHX, while the inhibition of MMP-2 activity could be reversed only when CHX was used at a low concentration. This observation suggests that CHX may act via a cation-chelating mechanism. CHX dose-dependently inhibited collagenolytic activity of MMP-8 released by PMA-triggered PMNs. MMP-8 without APMA activation was inhibited clearly more efficiently than APMA-activated MMP-8. Our study suggests that the direct inhibition of the MMPs' activities by CHX may represent a new valuable effect of this antimicrobial agent and explains, at least in part, the beneficial effects of CHX in the treatment of periodontitis. (+info)
Antimicrobial susceptibility and composition of microcosm dental plaques supplemented with sucrose. (4/615)The aims of this study were to evaluate the effects of repeated chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) pulsing on the viability and bacterial composition of microcosm dental plaques derived from human saliva. The biofilms were grown on bovine enamel discs in a constant-depth film fermentor fed with an artificial saliva which was supplemented thrice daily with sucrose. The microcosm plaques had total viable anaerobic counts of 5 x 10(8) CFU per mm2 and consisted of 12% Actinomyces spp., 85% streptococci, and 0.2% Veillonella spp. When pulsed twice daily with 0.2% CHG, there was an immediate 1.3-log10 reduction in the total viable (anaerobic) count. However, as pulsing continued, the viable counts recovered, and after 4 days, the anaerobic count reached its pre-CHG-pulsing level, although the bacterial composition of the biofilms had changed. The results of this study show that twice-daily pulsing with 0.2% CHG over a 4-day period was ineffective at reducing the total anaerobic viable count of the biofilms but did alter their bacterial composition. (+info)
Can group B streptococci cause symptomatic vaginitis? (5/615)BACKGROUND: Maternal cervicovaginal colonization with Lancefield group B streptococci (GBS) is an important risk factor for neonatal morbidity and mortality. About 15% of women are carriers of GBS. Usually, they are asymptomatic. CASES: We describe two patients with symptomatic vaginitis for which no apparent cause was found. Both patients were heavily colonized with GBS. After antibiotic treatment, both became asymptomatic and culture negative, but after recolonization with GBS, symptoms resumed. This phenomenon was repeatedly observed. After emergence of resistance to antibiotics, local application of chlorhexidine appeared to be the only useful treatment. CONCLUSION: We hypothesize that GBS-vaginitis may be a possible disease entity. Although at present it is not clear why some patients become symptomatic, we speculate that the immunologic response is somehow selectively hampered in such patients. (+info)
A clinical comparison of the efficacy and efficiency of two professional prophylaxis procedures in orthodontic patients. (6/615)This study compared the efficacy and efficiency of two professional prophylaxis procedures in orthodontic patients performing different oral hygiene regimens: the air powder polishing system (APP), and the rubber cup and pumice (RCP) technique. Sixty-two patients were divided into two groups: group I included 40 subjects who did not use any chlorhexidine mouthwash and group II comprised 22 subjects who regularly rinsed with a chlorhexidine mouthwash (at a 0.12 per cent concentration) and showed increased tooth staining. Using a split-mouth experimental design, the buccal and lingual tooth surfaces were cleaned in half of the mouth by the APP and in the opposite half by the RCP technique. Tooth surfaces were scored before (PRE) and after (POST) the experimental procedures for the plaque index (PI), and for the presence of tooth staining. In addition, the treatment time required by each procedure was recorded. In test group I, significant reductions in the PI after APP and RCP were observed. Likewise, in test group II, both procedures significantly reduced the baseline PI values. In both experimental groups, the percentage of stained sites significantly decreased after APP and RCP, but in test group II, APP seemed to be more effective than RCP. In addition, APP required significantly less time than RCP to remove dental plaque and staining. These data show that both professional prophylaxis procedures are effective in orthodontic patients, with APP being the most time-efficient technique and the most effective method for removal of tooth staining. (+info)
N-acetylneuraminic acid transport by Streptococcus oralis strain AR3. (7/615)Streptococcus oralis has emerged as one of the most important organisms of the viridans streptococcus group in terms of infections and is recognised as an agent of infective endocarditis and, in immunocompromised patients, septicaemia. The mechanisms by which this organism proliferates in vivo are unknown. However, host-derived sialic acids -- including N-acetylneuraminic acid (NeuNAc) which is present in serum and cell-associated glycoproteins -- are a potential source of fermentable carbohydrate for bacterial proliferation, especially for sialidase-producing bacteria, including S. oralis. To further elucidate the role of NeuNAc in supporting growth, this study determined the ability of S. oralis strain AR3 (isolated from a patient with infective endocarditis) to transport NeuNAc and characterised the transport system. The transport of [14C]-labelled NeuNAc into S. oralis was monitored and this transport system was induced by growth of the bacteria in the presence of the N-acetylated sugars NeuNAc, N-acetylglucosamine and N-acetylmannosamine. The transport system followed typical Michaelis-Menten kinetics, with a Km of 21.0 microM and a Vmax of 2.65 nmoles of NeuNAc transported/min/mg of dry cell mass. NeuNAc transport was inhibited by the presence of exogenous N-glycolylneuraminic acid, a related sialic acid. Chlorhexidine, NaF and 2,4-dinitrophenol were potent inhibitors of the transport system, suggesting that the uptake of NeuNAc occurs via a proton motive force-dependent permease system. This is the first report of the mechanism by which NeuNAc transport occurs in pathogenic streptococci. This transport process may have relevance to the acquisition of a source of fermentable carbohydrate and thus bacterial proliferation in vivo. (+info)
Chlorhexidine and chondrolysis in the knee. (8/615)We have summarised the clinical and pathological changes in the knees of three patients in whom aqueous chlorhexidine 0.02% had been used as the irrigation solution during arthroscopically-assisted reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Even very dilute solutions of chlorhexidine can cause marked chondrolysis of articular cartilage leading to severe permanent damage to the knee. Irrigation solutions should be checked carefully to ensure that their composition is appropriate to the procedure being carried out. Exposure of articular cartilage to chlorhexidine should be avoided. (+info)
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The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of two different antiseptic solutions (2%chlorhexidine in 70% alcohol with 2% aqueous chlorhexidine)when used in a standardized controlled manner in cleansing the skin of infants with birth weight less than 1500 grams prior to a skin breaking procedure (venepuncture).. The investigators hypothesize that the use of limited amount of 2% aqueous chlorhexidine solution will be as effective as the same amount of 2% chlorhexidine in 70% alcohol for skin antisepsis and that limited exposure to 2% aqueous CHG may be associated with less adverse skin reactions.. Literature from adults has shown that both 2% chlorhexidine in 70% alcohol as well as 2% aqueous chlorhexidine can provide effective skin antisepsis though alcohol containing solution had more long lasting effect. It is also well known from many case reports that alcohol containing products when used to clean abdominal skin for neonatal procedures can cause severe skin damage in preterm ...
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We carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials to explore the effectiveness of oral chlorhexidine on nosocomial pneumonia, causative bacteria, and mortality. PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Register of Controlled Trials were searched for randomized trials in critically ill patients receiving oral chlorhexidine. Odds ratios (OR) were pooled with the random effects model. Twenty-two randomized trials including 4277 patients were identified. Chlorhexidine significantly reduced the incidence of nosocomial pneumonia (OR 0.66; 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.51-0.85) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (OR 0.68, 95% CI 0.53-0.87). There was a significant reduction of nosocomial pneumonia due to both Gram-positive (OR 0.41; 95% CI 0.19-0.85) and Gram-negative (OR 0.68; 95% CI 0.51-0.90) bacteria, but only pneumonia due to "normal" flora (OR 0.51; 95% CI 0.33-0.80). The subgroup analysis revealed a significant benefit of chlorhexidine on nosocomial pneumonia in surgical ...
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The principal hypothesis of this protocol is that, in the context of routine oral/nasal suctioning of infants, a higher concentration of chlorhexidine for peripartum vaginal and postpartum newborn cleansing results in reduction in maternal child transmission (MCT) of HIV. The in vitro data suggest that a higher concentration of chlorhexidine in the primary wash solution is much more likely to have a virucidal effect perinatally and thus reduce MCT.. Perinatal intervention consists of the following: 1) cervicovaginal wash of the entire birth canal with a chlorhexidine solution at the time of each vaginal examination of a mother in labor; 2) immediate suctioning of the nasal and oral passages of the infant at the time the head emerges (fluids to be tested for viral load at future date); and 3) thorough washing of the baby with a chlorhexidine solution immediately after delivery. Blood samples are collected from some infants for measurement of chlorhexidine levels approximately 2 hours ...
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Effect of chlorhexidine incorporation into dental adhesive resin on durability of resin-dentin bond<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Effect of chlorhexidine incorporation into dental adhesive resin on durability of resin-dentin bond. AU - Yiu, Cynthia K.Y.. AU - Hiraishi, Noriko. AU - Tay, Franklin Chi Meng. AU - King, Nigel M.. PY - 2012/1/1. Y1 - 2012/1/1. N2 - Purpose: This study evaluated the effect of chlorhexidine (CHX) incorporation into experimental dentin adhesives with different hydrophilicities on the microtensile bond strength (µTBS) to dentin. Materials and Methods: Flat, deep dentin surfaces were prepared from 60 extracted human third molars. Three ethanol-solvated (50 wt% ethanol/50 wt% comonomers) experimental adhesives with varying degrees of hydrophilicity were prepared for the CHX-free groups. For the CHX-containing groups, chlorhexidine diacetate was further added to the ethanol-solvated adhesives to form a concentration of 2.0 wt% CHX. Dentin surfaces were etched with 37% phosphoric acid for 15 s, rinsed and blot dried before bonding. The adhesives were generously applied to dentin with a ...
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Vaginal Lavage With Chlorhexidine During Labour To Reduce Mother-to-child HIV Transmission: Clinical Trial In Mombasa, Kenya
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effect of vaginal lavage with diluted chlorhexidine on mother-to child transmission of HIV (MTCT) in a breastfeeding population. METHODS: This prospective clinical trial was conducted in a governmental hospital in Mombasa, Kenya. On alternating weeks, women were allocated to non-intervention or to intervention consisting of vaginal lavage with 120 ml 0.2% chlorhexidine, later increased to 0.4%, repeated every 3 h from admission to delivery. Infants were tested for HIV by DNA polymerase chain reaction within 48 h and at 6 and 14 weeks of life. RESULTS: Enrolment and follow-up data were available for 297 and 309 HIV-positive women, respectively, in the non-lavage and the lavage groups. There was no evidence of a difference in intrapartum MTCT (17.2 versus 15.9%, OR 0.9, 95% CI 0.6-1.4) between the groups. Lavage solely before rupture of the membranes tended towards lower MTCT with chlorhexidine 0.2% (OR 0.6, 95% CI 0.3-1.1), and even more with chlorhexidine 0.4% (OR ...
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The effect of sustained release application of chlorhexidine on salivary levels of Streptococcus mutans in partial denture...
The effect of a slow-releasing dosage (SRD) coating of chlorhexidine on the salivary levels of Streptococcus mutans and on plaque index scores in patients with removable partial dentures (RPD) was tested. The SRD proved to be effective in maintaining a low level of S. mutans counts after mechanical cleaning, as compared to a baseline established during the control period. Plaque index scores were lower following the treatment and correlated with the microbiological results. Our findings indicate that a single application of sustained-release chlorhexidine to removable partial dentures effectively maintains S. mutans levels as well as reducing the plaque score for a minimum period of 1 week.
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Application of 4% chlorhexidine solution for cord cleansing after birth reduces neonatal mortality and omphalitis | Evidence...
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Klebsiella pneumoniae is an opportunistic pathogen which is often difficult to treat due to its multidrug resistance (MDR). We have previously shown that K. pneumoniae strains are able to "adapt to" (become more resistant) to the widely used bisbiguanide antiseptic chlorhexidine. Here we investigated the mechanisms responsible and the phenotypic consequences for chlorhexidine adaptation with particular reference to antibiotic cross-resistance. In five of six strains adaptation to chlorhexidine also led to resistance to the last resort antibiotic colistin. Here we show that chlorhexidine adaptation is associated with mutations in the two component regulator phoPQ and a putative tet-repressor gene (smvR), adjacent to the MFS family efflux pump smvA. Up-regulation of smvA (10-27 fold) was confirmed in smvR mutant strains and this effect and the associated phenotype was suppressed when a wild type copy of smvR was introduced on plasmid pACYC. Up-regulation of phoPQ (5-15 fold) and phoPQ-regulated ...
Dynamics of plasma levels of specific IgE in chlorhexidine allergic patients with and without accidental re-exposure - Research...
BACKGROUND: Chlorhexidine is an effective disinfectant, which may cause severe allergic reactions. Plasma level of specific IgE to chlorhexidine (ImmunoCAP(®) ) has high estimated sensitivity and specificity when measured within 6 months of allergic reaction, but knowledge of the dynamics over longer time periods is lacking and it is unknown whether levels fall below ,0.35 kUA/L in patients with previously elevated levels. It is also unclear whether re-exposure influences levels of specific IgE.. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the dynamics of specific IgE in chlorhexidine allergic patients with and without re-exposure.. METHODS: All patients diagnosed with chlorhexidine allergy in the Danish Anaesthesia Allergy Centre January 1999 to March 2015 were invited to participate. The study included blood samples from the time of reaction and time of investigation and blood samples drawn prospectively over several years.. RESULTS: Overall, 23 patients were included. Specific IgE within hours of reaction was ...
Should we throw out the chlorhexidine with the bathwater? | Reflections on Infection Prevention and Control
Following hot on the heels of a series of studies showing that daily bathing using chlorhexidine reduces the risk of HCAI, a recent study suggests that chlorhexidine daily bathing does not reduce HCAI. The headline finding is that chlorhexidine bathing did not reduce HCAI. Before throwing out the chlorhexidine with the bathwater, its worth considering…
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Indistinct chlorhexidine (circled) still exists in many hospitals despite almost 500 front line staff signing a petition to have it banned.. This completely unnecessary hazard has lead to the death and morbidity of many patients throughout the world (see here).. This issue highlights the failure of hierarchical top down structures in allowing work environments to be improved for patient safety. We will approach the TGA, FDA and MHRA again about this subject.. In the meantime there is an avenue for you to have it removed from your hospital. One of the manufacturers - Perrigo / Orion - has listened to our concerns and have gone to great lengths to produce 0.5% chlorhexidine in alcohol which is obvious & distinct. Their tinted red (far right) stains the skin, while their tinted pink (2nd from right) does not stain the skin.. These solutions cost the same as the indistinct solutions.. If you work in a facility which has indistinct chlorhexidine then please pass this post on to your hospital ...
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Intravenous literature: Scales, K. (2009) Correct use of chlorhexidine in intravenous practice. Nursing Standard. 24(8), p.41-6.. Abstract:. This article reviews the routes by which microorganisms may contaminate vascular access devices, and examines the role of chlorhexidine in the prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections. Chlorhexidine-based cleansing products for use in intravenous therapy are reviewed and their correct use is discussed, with reference to clinical guidelines.. ...
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It is January 2017, and Nikki Tyler, market access advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Developments Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact, must recommend an actionable strategy for how to use the $10 million contributed by global donors and foundations to scale up the use of chlorhexidine in Nigeria. It was clear that chlorhexidine, a substance applied to newborns umbilical cord stumps to prevent infection, could reduce infant mortality significantly. However, changing behavior would be an enormous challenge. This case gives students an appreciation for the importance and complexity of global health issues, along with an understanding of key analytic techniques for approaching a complex market situation. Students quickly learn that there are no easy answers to encouraging chlorhexidines greater use. To develop a plan, it is essential to complete detailed analyses, study insights and motivations, and ultimately compare different possible solutions, considering efficiency and ...
The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.. The number of chlorhexidine implants inserted will be different for different patients. In addition, the following information includes only the average treatment using chlorhexidine implants. If your treatment is different, do not change it unless your dentist tells you to do so.. ...
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The MaMoni HSS is supporting the MOH&FW for the national roll out of the application of 7.1% chlorhexidine solution for newborn umbilical cord care. The project is supporting the roll out of the intervention in all 64 districts of the country and aims to complete the roll out by June 2016. The support includes technical assistance to the National Newborn and Child Health Cell, located within the IMCI Unit of DGHS, to coordinate the roll out activities, orientation of all public sector service providers up to the community level workers, implementation of social and behavior change communication activities, monitoring and supervision, strengthening the reporting and logistics management and coordination with various partners and stakeholders supporting the roll out of this intervention. ...
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51 studies were included in this Cochrane review of chlorhexidine mouthwash as an adjunct to mechanical oral hygiene measures. The review provides high quality evidence for a large reduction in the build-up of plaque at 4 to 6 weeks or 6 months. There is also high quality evidence of a moderate reduction in gingivitis in patients with mild gingivitis which may not be clinically important.. [read the full story...] ...
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Materials and Methods: Laboratory studies evaluating the use of chlorhexidine on dentin that verified the immediate and longitudinal bond strength were included. The terms were selected according to the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for PubMed and adapted for the other databases accordingly. Systematic searches were conducted in 3 electronic databases in December 2010: PubMed, EMBASE, and LILACS. Languages were limited to English, Spanish, and Portuguese ...
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Prescribing data from Medicares prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology ». ...
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Chlorhexidine gluconate belongs to a class of medications called topical antiseptics. It is used as part of a dental program to treat and manage moderate-to-severe gingivitis. This condition is an inflammation of the gums caused by bacteria, which may be associated with bleeding. Chlorhexidine, when used as an oral rinse, kills certain bacteria in the mouth and helps restore the gums to their healthy condition.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of chlorhexidine (CHX) application on immediate and two-month bond strength of a filled adhesive system. Methods: Forty eight non-carious human third molars without enamel of occlusal surface were randomly divided into two main groups according to CHX application: control and CHX. Each main group was further subdivided into 2 subgroups depending on storage time: immediate or two-month collagenase storage. In CHX groups, 2% CHX was applied for 30 s. Filled adhesive resin (PQ1) was applied on the etched dentin surfaces and cured in all experimental groups. Composite resin (Amelogen) was placed on the dentin surfaces and shear bond strength (SBS) was evaluated immediately and after two-month storage in collagenase solution. Failure modes were determined by stereomicroscope. Results: There was no significant difference in immediate SBS between groups (P|0.05). After two-month collagenase storage, although SBS was significantly reduced in control group (P|0.05
chlorhexidine definition: a specific chemical antiseptic and bacteriostatic.; a long-lasting fluid antiseptic; used by surgeons to clean their particular fingers before doing surgery
Chlorhexidine may cause staining and an increase in tartar (calculus) on your teeth. Brushing with a tartar-control toothpaste and flossing your teeth daily may help reduce this tartar build-up and staining. In addition, you should visit your dentist at least every 6 months to have your teeth cleaned and your gums examined.. If you think that a child weighing 22 pounds (10 kilograms) or less has swallowed more than 4 ounces of the dental rinse, get emergency help at once. In addition, if a child of any age drinks the dental rinse and has symptoms of alcohol intoxication, such as slurred speech, sleepiness, or a staggering or stumbling walk, get emergency help at once.. ...
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Hospital-strength, antiseptic, hand and body wash for the disinfection of clean and intact skin.. HiBiSCRUB is effective against bacteria, yeasts, viruses (including MRSA) and some fungi via its active ingredient, chlorhexidine gluconate. This has been proven over many years to have an instant antibacterial effect and it also binds to the skin creating an antiseptic barrier that remains effective for 6-8 hours. Its performance makes it an important part of any infection control strategy.. HiBiSCRUB can be used neat, but is best used in conjunction with water and contains moisturisers to help prevent dry and cracked skin. HiBiSOL, which contains a slightly weaker solution of chlorhexidine, can be used without the addition of water.. ...
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For external use only. Keep out of reach and sight of children. Do not use on premature or low birth weight infants or infants less than 2 months of age or receiving phototherapy. Do not use on patients with known allergies to chlorhexidine gluconate or any other ingredients in the product. Do not use immediately prior to any invasive techniques, such as venepuncture, lumbar puncture or surgery. Do not use on open skin wounds or broken skin. When using this product, keep out of eyes, ears, and mouth. May cause serious or permanent injury if chlorhexidine is permitted to enter and remain. If contact occurs, rinse with water right away. Do not use if irritation, sensitization, or allergic reaction occurs. Do not store above 25oC. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Store flat. Dispose of as solid waste. Do not flush pads in toilet. For posology, method of administration and side effects refer to SPC.. Supply Classifications: GSL. Date: September 2015. ...
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tions and prevent the spread of organisms like Methicillin-resis-tant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Chlorhexidine is effective against both transient (viruses) and resident (bacteria) organisms on the skin but is not as effective against spores. Mechanism Chlorhexidine is characterized as being a strong base with cationic properties. The compound is said to have hydrophilic ( di-guanido) and hydrophobic (hexane) groupings, which react with different parts of the microbe. These parts are essential to the electrostatic balance required for the four categories of microstructure germs that the medicinal chemist is concerned with: 1) Gram positive or 2) negative bacteria and 3) enveloped or 4) naked viruses. The significance of the nitrogenous groups is the positive charge that allows the compound to adhere to either the negative surface of bacteria and viruses or to the surface of human skin. It is here that chlorhexidine fulfills one of its most important medical roles as a pre-surgical dressing. ...
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Chlorhexidine gluconate used for central venous catheter (CVC) site cleansing can reduce the risk of bloodstream infections by 49% compared with povidone-iodine, according to the results of a meta-analysis reported in the June 4 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine [Ann Intern Med. 2002;136(11):792-801.]. Eight in-hospital, randomized control studies involving a total of 4143 catheters of various types were included in the analysis. Most of the catheters (36%) were central venous catheters. In patients whose catheter sites were disinfected with chlorhexidine gluconate, about 1% developed bloodstream infections, as opposed to 2% for those whose catheters were disinfected with povidone-iodine.. From this data the authors conclude that chlorhexidine gluconate solution is significantly more effective than povidone-iodine solution for preventing vascular catheter-related infections. They estimate that for every 1000 catheter sites disinfected with chlorhexidine gluconate rather than ...
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The authors show that Klebsiella pneumoniae strains are able to become more resistant to the widely used antiseptic chlorhexidine. They also show that in five of six strains, adaptation to chlorhexidine also led to resistance to colistin, a last-resort antibiotic.. There is a potential risk that colistin resistance will emerge in Klebsiella pneumoniae as a result of exposure to chlorhexidine, given the wide range of products sold to the NHS that contain active concentrations of chlorhexidine.. Klebsiella pneumoniae infections and outbreaks are becoming increasingly common in hospitals and can cause a range of diseases, including pneumonia, bloodstream infections, wound infections, surgical site infections, meningitis and urinary tract infections.. While it is true that chlorhexidine is in a range of products, including mouthwash and wound dressings, the study did not specifically look at mouthwash or any other household products. There is no evidence that using these products is unsafe or has ...
Susceptibility of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) to chlorhexidine digluconate,...
Recent publications have raised concerns of reduced susceptibilities of clinical bacterial isolates towards biocides. This study presents a comparative investigation of the susceptibility of livestock-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA), hospital-acquired MRSA (HA-MRSA) and community-aquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) to the commonly used antiseptics chlorhexidine (CHX), octenidine (OCT), polyhexanide (PHMB), PVP-iodine (PVP-I) and triclosan (TCX) based on internationally accepted standards. In total, 28 (18 LA-, 5 HA- and 5 CA) genetically characterized MRSA strains representing a broad spectrum of hosts, clonal complexes and spa-types, as well as the reference methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) strain ATCC 6538, were selected. Minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) and minimal microbicidal concentration (MBC) were determined in accordance with DIN 58940-7, 58940-8 and DIN EN ISO 20776-1. The microbicidal efficacy was determined in accordance with DIN EN 1040. Results
The efficacy of chlorhexidine gel in the prevention of alveolar osteitis after mandibular third molar extraction: a systematic...
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Inhibitory activity of root canal irrigants against Candida albicans, Enterococcus faecalis and Staphylococcus aureus
Introduction. Microorganisms are the major causative factor associated with endodontic treatment failure.1,2 The success of endodontic treatment depends on the reduction or elimination of bacteria present in the root canal system. Residual pulpal tissue, bacteria, and dentine debris may persist in the irregularities of root canal systems, even after meticulous mechanical preparation.3 Therefore, irrigant solutions should be used in combination with canal preparation.4-6 Root canal irrigants are used during chemomechanical procedures not only as antimicrobial agents but also to flush out loose debris, to lubricate the dentinal walls, and to dissolve organic compounds in the canal.7, 8 Chemomechanical preparation is one of the most important phases of endodontic treatment and irrigants such as sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), citric acid, and ethylene diamine tetra-acetic acid (EDTA) are commonly used. The efficacy of these procedures also depends upon the vulnerability of the species involved.9 Many ...
Functionalization of ethylene vinyl acetate with antimicrobial chlorhexidine hexametaphosphate nanoparticles
Ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) is in widespread use as a polymeric biomaterial with diverse applications such as intravitreal devices, catheters, artificial organs, and mouthguards. Many biomaterials are inherently prone to bacterial colonization, as the human body is host to a vast array of microbes. This can lead to infection at the biomaterials site of implantation or application. In this study, EVA was coated with chlorhexidine (CHX) hexametaphosphate (HMP) nanoparticles (NPs) precipitated using two different reagent concentrations: CHX-HMP-5 (5 mM CHX and HMP) and CHX-HMP-0.5 (0.5 mM CHX and HMP). Data gathered using dynamic light scattering, transmission electron microscopy, and atomic force microscopy indicated that the NPs were polydisperse, ~40-80 nm in diameter, and aggregated in solution to form clusters of ~140-200 nm and some much larger aggregates of 4-5 µM. CHX-HMP-5 formed large deposits on the polymer surface discernible using scanning electron microscopy, whereas CHX-HMP-0.5 ...
Root Canal Irrigants: A Review of Their Interactions, Benefits, And Limitations | Compendium of Continuing Education in...
Odisha, India. Queries to the author regarding this course may be submitted to [email protected] References. 1. Sadr Lahijani MS, Raoof Kateb HR, Heady R, Yazdani D. The effect of German chamomile (Marticaria recutitia L.) extract and tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia L.) oil used as irrigants on removal of smear layer: a scanning electron microscopy study. Int Endod J. 2006;39(3):190-195.. 2. Langeland K. Tissue response to dental caries. Endod Dent Traumatol. 1987;3(4):149-171.. 3. Spangberg L, Engstrom B, Langeland K. Biological effect of dental materials. 3. Toxicity and antimicrobial effect of endodontic antiseptics in vitro. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1973;36(6):856-871.. 4. McKenna SM, Davies KJ. The inhibition of bacterial growth by hypochlorous acid. Possible role in the bactericidal activity of phagocytes. Biochem J. 1988;254(3):685-692.. 5. Haapasalo M, Endal U, Zandi H, Coli J. Eradication of endodontic infection by instrumentation and irrigation solutions. Endodontic ...
MRSA Information: Presence of antiseptic resistance genes in porcine methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Numerous studies have documented the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in meat-producing animals, which has led to concern about its spread into the community. Disinfectants play an important role in reduction of contamination in both animal husbandry and food-preparation, helping control spread of organisms from foodstuffs, including raw meat. Plasmid-borne antiseptic resistance (AR) genes increasing tolerance to several disinfectants have been reported in S. aureus of human origin (qacA/B and smr) and from bovine, equine, and caprine staphylococcal isolates (qacG, qacH, and qacJ). This study investigated the presence of AR genes in porcine MRSA isolates. Plasmid DNA from 100 MRSA ST9 strains isolated from pig carcasses was amplified for the presence of AR genes. Minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) and minimum bactericidal concentrations (MBCs) to benzalkonium chloride (BC) and chlorhexidine gluconate (CHX) were determined in AR gene-positive isolates. qacG was ...
Comparison between octenidine and chlorhexidine determined by the suspension test after 5 minutes of exposure.. Effective ... compared to chlorhexidine after 15 min. Wound irrigation with octenidine has caused severe complications in dogs, aseptic ... Octenidine preparations are less expensive than chlorhexidine and no resistance had been observed as of 2007. They may ... It is a substitute for chlorhexidine, with respect to its slow action and concerns about the carcinogenic impurity 4- ...
Certain irrigants, such as sodium hypochlorite and chlorhexidine, have proved to be effective antimicrobials in vitro and ...
Index of oral health and dental articles
Chlorhexidine • Christian Medical and Dental Fellowship of Australia • Christian Medical and Dental Society • Church and Dwight ...
ChlorhexidineEdit. Chlorhexidine gluconate is an antiseptic mouthrinse that should only be used in two-week time periods due to ... There are three commonly used kinds of mouthwash: saline (salty water), essential oils (Listerine, etc.), and chlorhexidine ... Van Leeuwen M, Slot D, Van der Weijden G. "Essential oils compared to chlorhexidine with respect to plaque and parameters of ... Strydonck DA, Slot DE, Velden U, Weijden F. "Effect of a chlorhexidine mouthrinse on plaque, gingival inflammation and staining ...
A recent Cochrane review found one study that compared the effectiveness of chlorhexidine eye drops against PHMB eye drops, for ... The study also found that 71% of eyes treated with chlorhexidine eye drops reported improved visual acuity after treatment, ... Another possible agent is chlorhexidine. Keratoplasty may sometimes be required. A combined regimen of propamidine, miconazole ... of eyes treated with chlorhexidine eye drops reported a resolution of infection, compared to 78% of eyes treated with PHMB eye ...
It is structurally similar to chlorhexidine. Obikili AG, Oji EO, Shonekan RO, Otti P (1988). "A double-blind comparison of ...
Chlorhexidine impregnated chips are also available. Hydrogen peroxide is a naturally occurring antimicrobial that can be ... and chlorhexidine. Adjunctive local therapy generally reduced PD levels....Whether such improvements, even if statistically ...
Evidence of benefit with chlorhexidine is lacking. A decreased risk is found with providone-iodine when a cesarean section is ... Another effort to prevent infection has been the use of the antiseptic chlorhexidine or providone-iodine solution in the vagina ... Lumbiganon, P; Thinkhamrop, J; Thinkhamrop, B; Tolosa, JE (Sep 14, 2014). "Vaginal chlorhexidine during labour for preventing ...
Often, skin preparation is performed with chlorhexidine. Patients receiving a ureteroscopy may receive a spinal or general ...
PAA may inactivate the antiseptic chlorhexidine gluconate. The neutralized polyacrylic acid gels are suitable to obtain ... Kaiser, Nancy; Klein, Dan; Karanja, Peter; Greten, Zachariah; Newman, Jerry (2009). "Inactivation of chlorhexidine gluconate on ...
"Nanoparticle-Encapsulated Chlorhexidine against Oral Bacterial Biofilms". PLOS ONE. 9 (8): Article No.: e103234. doi:10.1371/ ...
Chlorhexidine mouthwash can also cause taste disturbance and/or alteration. Chlorhexidine is rarely associated with other ... demonstrated that a chlorhexidine compound could prevent the build-up of dental plaque. The reason for chlorhexidine ... Chlorhexidine digluconate is a chemical antiseptic and is used in a 0.12-0.2% solution as a mouthwash. However, there is no ... Chlorhexidine has good substantivity (the ability of a mouthwash to bind to hard and soft tissues in the mouth). However, ...
Clean the patient's skin with chlorhexidine antiseptic. Put sterile drapes over the entire patient. Wear a sterile mask, hat, ...
Chlorhexidine is retained in these areas and stain yellow-brown. The stains are not permanent and can be removed with proper ... Certain topical medications: Chlorhexidine (antiseptic mouthwash) binds to tannins, meaning that prolonged use in persons who ... and exposure to iron salts and chlorhexidine can affect the colour of a tooth. ... consume coffee, tea or red wine is associated with extrinsic staining (i.e. removable staining) of teeth. Chlorhexidine ...
This effect may also occur with chlorhexidine gluconate and PCMX, among other antibacterial agents. Other studies have ... This was not observed with exposure to chlorhexidine or a hydrogen peroxide-based agent (during the conditions in said study).[ ...
ATC 코드 S01 - 위키백과, 우리 모두의 백과사전
S01AX09 Chlorhexidine. S01AX10 Sodium propionate. S01AX11 Ofloxacin. S01AX12 Norfloxacin. S01AX13 Ciprofloxacin. S01AX14 ...
Save the Children State of the World's Mothers report
... chlorhexidine cord cleansing (to prevent umbilical cord infections); and injectable antibiotics (to treat newborn sepsis and ...
"Antimicrobial substantivity of alexidine and chlorhexidine in dentin". J Endod. 39 (11): 1413-5. November 2013. doi:10.1016/j. ...
Cetylpyridinium chloride and chlorhexidine can temporarily stain teeth. If gum disease and cavities are present, it is ... Tentative evidence supports the use of mouthwash containing chlorhexidine or cetylpyridinium chloride. While there is tentative ... Mouthwashes often contain antibacterial agents including cetylpyridinium chloride, chlorhexidine, zinc gluconate, essential ...
December 1999). "Chlorhexidine compared with povidone-iodine as skin preparation before blood culture. A randomized, controlled ... Madeo M, Barlow G (July 2008). "Reducing blood-culture contamination rates by the use of a 2% chlorhexidine solution applicator ...
Dental health diets for dogs
Chlorhexidine can also reduce the amount of pre-existing plaque. Chlorhexidine is generally found on products such as dental ... Chlorhexidine is another example of a non-specific antimicrobial agent. It acts by disrupting bacterial deposition and plaque ... Davies, R.M.; Hull, P.S. (1973). "Plaque inhibition and distribution of chlorhexidine in Beagle dogs". Journal of Periodontal ... Ingredients such as polyphosphate, zinc salts, and chlorhexidine have active properties to help prevent or reduce the formation ...
Post-operative chlorhexidine mouthwash or gel could be prescribed. However, antibiotics should not be provided unless there is ...
Chlorhexidine provides similar results, but with equal toxicity concerns. Bacteria do not develop resistance to PVP-I. ... There is tentative evidence that chlorhexidine and denatured alcohol used to clean skin prior to surgery is better than ...
Filoche, S. K.; Soma, K.; Sissons, C. H. (2005). "Antimicrobial effects of essential oils in combination with chlorhexidine ... thymol has been found to be more effective when used in combination with chlorhexidine than when used purely by itself. Thymol ...
Often an antimicrobial mouthwash such as chlorhexidine is concurrently prescribed. Possible underlying disease (diabetes, HIV) ...
Chlorhexidine gluconate was also linked albeit rarely to allergic reactions. The use of the miswak is frequently advocated in ... Almas, K. (August 2002). "The effect of Salvadora persica extract (miswak) and chlorhexidine gluconate on human dentin: a SEM ... Mouthrinses containing chlorhexidine was with maximum antibacterial activity, while cetylpyridinium chloride mouthrinses were ... "Safety Alerts for Human Medical Products - Chlorhexidine Gluconate: Drug Safety Communication - Rare But Serious Allergic ...
Chlorhexidine Effective Against Candida auris Biofilms
A combination of standard infection-prevention measures and the use of the disinfectant chlorhexidine should be used to control ... and chlorhexidine. The antiseptic chlorhexidine showed the greatest activity, "requiring ,0.02% to effectively inhibit ... A combination of standard infection prevention measures and the use of disinfectant chlorhexidine should be used to combat the ... Cite this: Chlorhexidine Effective Against Candida auris Biofilms - Medscape - Jan 12, 2017. ...https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/874338
Chlorhexidine and Suture Materials | The BMJ
Chlorhexidine and Suture Materials. Br Med J 1965; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5438.860-b (Published 27 March 1965) ...http://www.bmj.com/content/1/5438/860.3
Chlorhexidine Adoption in Nigeria
Students quickly learn that there are no easy answers to encouraging chlorhexidines greater use. To develop a plan, it is ... It was clear that chlorhexidine, a substance applied to newborns umbilical cord stumps to prevent infection, could reduce ... Chlorhexidine Adoption in Nigeria. Case Number: 5-217-255, Year Published: 2017 ... 10 million contributed by global donors and foundations to scale up the use of chlorhexidine in Nigeria. ...https://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/kellogg-case-publishing/case-search/case-detail.aspx?caseid=%7B86778E42-E5F8-45CC-986C-95D5661F8888%7D
chlorhexidine : nature.com blogs
As a junior doctor working in geriatrics, I could never have imagined that in 20 years time I would have led the development of a medicine which has the potential to save hundreds of thousands of babies lives. Read more. ...http://blogs.nature.com/blog/tag/chlorhexidine/
Chlorhexidine Acetate - Drugs.com
A list of US medications equivalent to Chlorhexidine Acetate is available on the Drugs.com website. ... Chlorhexidine Acetate is a medicine available in a number of countries worldwide. ... Ingredient matches for Chlorhexidine Acetate. Chlorhexidine. Chlorhexidine Acetate (BANM) is known as Chlorhexidine in the US. ... Chlorhexidine Acetate. Chlorhexidine Acetate may be available in the countries listed below. ...https://www.drugs.com/international/chlorhexidine-acetate.html
CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATE || Skin Deep® Cosmetics Database | EWG
About CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATE: Chlorhexidine Digluconate is a salt of Chlorhexidine (q.v.) and gluconic acid.. Function(s): ... CHLORHEXIDINE BIGLUCONATE; CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE; CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE SOLUTION; COMPD. WITH D-GLUCONIC ACID; COMPD. WITH ... Synonym(s): CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE; 1,1-HEXAMETHYLENE BIS (5- (P-CHLOROPHENYL) BIGUANIDE) DIGLUCONATE; ...http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/701318/CHLORHEXIDINE_DIGLUCONATE/
EWG Skin Deep® | What is CHLORHEXIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE
CHLORHEXIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE, CHLORHEXIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE, CHLORHEXIDINIUM DICHLORIDE, DIHYDROCHLORIDE 2,4,11,13-TE ... Chlorhexidine is a synthetic preservative and antiseptic.. 1,1-HEXAMETHYLENE BIS(5-(P-CHLOROPHENYL)BIGUANIDE) DIHYDROCHLORIDE ...https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredients/701319-CHLORHEXIDINE_DIHYDROCHLORIDE/
Chlorhexidine/Chlorobutanol Biogaran - Drugs.com
A list of US medications equivalent to Chlorhexidine/Chlorobutanol Biogaran is available on the Drugs.com website. ... Chlorhexidine/Chlorobutanol Biogaran is a medicine available in a number of countries worldwide. ... Chlorhexidine. Chlorhexidine digluconate (a derivative of Chlorhexidine) is reported as an ingredient of Chlorhexidine/ ... Chlorhexidine/Chlorobutanol Biogaran may be available in the countries listed below.. Ingredient matches for Chlorhexidine/ ...https://www.drugs.com/international/chlorhexidine-chlorobutanol-biogaran.html
Covonia throat spray (lidocaine, chlorhexidine)
Chlorhexidine is an antiseptic and disinfectant agent that kills various bacteria, viruses and fungi that can cause throat ... Although lidocaine and chlorhexidine have been in widespread use for many years without apparently causing harm, their safety ... Covonia throat spray contains two active ingredients, lidocaine and chlorhexidine. Lidocaine is a type of medicine called a ... Covonia throat spray (lidocaine, chlorhexidine). Available over the counter from pharmacies, we explain everything you need to ...https://www.netdoctor.co.uk/medicines/ear-nose-throat/a8879/covonia-throat-spray-lidocaine-chlorhexidine/
Chlorhexidine - definition of chlorhexidine by The Free Dictionary
chlorhexidine synonyms, chlorhexidine pronunciation, chlorhexidine translation, English dictionary definition of chlorhexidine ... n an antiseptic compound used in skin cleansers, mouthwashes, etc Noun 1. chlorhexidine - a long-lasting liquid antiseptic; ... chlorhexidine. Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia. chlorhexidine. (klɔːˈhɛksɪdiːn) n. ( ... 2 % Chlorhexidine Gluconate in 70 % Alcohol Solution 4 % Chlorhexidine Gluconate in 70 % Alcohol Solution 10 % Povidone Iodine ...https://www.thefreedictionary.com/chlorhexidine
Prescriber Checkup | CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE
Top prescribers for CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE. « First ‹ Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … Next › Last » ... Prescriber Checkup » CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE. Treats gingivitis (swelling of the gums) and other ...http://projects.propublica.org/checkup/drugs/2677?page=5&sort=drug_claims
DailyMed - CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE rinse
CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE (UNII: MOR84MUD8E) (CHLORHEXIDINE - UNII:R4KO0DY52L) CHLORHEXIDINE GLUCONATE. 1.2 mg in 1 mL. ... Chlorhexidine gluconate product is a near neutral solution (pH range 5-7). Chlorhexidine gluconate is a salt of chlorhexidine ... Chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse should not be used by persons who are known to be hypersensitive to chlorhexidine gluconate ... Excretion of chlorhexidine gluconate occurred primarily through the feces (~90%). Less than 1% of the chlorhexidine gluconate ...https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=e169e29b-9ec5-4b21-b00d-35b70a8e3c57
Prepping with Chlorhexidine | allnurses
I am wondering how you prep with hibiclens/chlorhexidine soap. Say for a foot with an open ulcer. Do you use and dilute with ...http://allnurses.com/operating-room-nursing/prepping-with-chlorhexidine-834261.html
Testing Status of Chlorhexidine 11012. CASRN: 55-56-1. Formula: C22-H30-Cl2-N10. Synonyms/Common Names. *1,1-Hexamethylenebis( ...https://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/testing/status/agents/ts-11012.html
Petition · Ban indistinct pourable chlorhexidine from hospitals · Change.org
Distinct versions of chlorhexidine (on right in image) and non-pourable applicators are already used in many hospitals without ... Indistinct chlorhexidine (circled) is easily mistaken for other colourless solutions leading to the suffering of many patients ... Patient Safe needs your help with "Ban indistinct pourable chlorhexidine from hospitals". Join Patient and 653 supporters today ... Patient Safe needs your help with "Ban indistinct pourable chlorhexidine from hospitals". Join Patient and 653 supporters today ...https://www.change.org/p/ban-indistinct-pourable-chlorhexidine-from-hospitals
Cytopathologic effects of chlorhexidine on human cells. - PubMed - NCBI
Exposure of human cells in culture to chlorhexidine at concentrations equal to or greater than 0.004% resulted in impaired ... Cytopathologic effects of chlorhexidine on human cells.. Goldschmidt P, Cogen R, Taubman S. ... Exposure of cells to 0.2% chlorhexidine for 30 seconds produced maximal suppression of protein synthesis and release of 51Cr. ... Cytopathologic[Title] AND effects[Title] AND chlorhexidine[Title] AND human[Title] AND cells[Title]. Search. ...https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Cytopathologic+effects+of+chlorhexidine+on+human+cells
Chlorhexidine (Oral Route) Side Effects - Mayo Clinic
Chlorhexidine may have a bitter aftertaste. Do not rinse your mouth with water immediately after using chlorhexidine, since ... Chlorhexidine destroys the bacteria, thereby preventing the gingivitis from occurring. However, chlorhexidine does not prevent ... Information about this chlorhexidine-oral-route. Pregnancy Category. Explanation. All Trimesters. C. Animal studies have shown ... Chlorhexidine may change the way foods taste to you. Sometimes this effect may last up to 4 hours after you use the oral rinse ...https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/chlorhexidine-oral-route/side-effects/drg-20068551?p=1
Chlorhexidine (Oral Route) Side Effects - Mayo Clinic
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:. ...https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/chlorhexidine-oral-route/side-effects/drg-20068551
Chlorhexidine - Wikipedia
Chlorhexidine eye drops have been used as a treatment for eyes affected by Acanthamoeba keratitis. Chlorhexidine does not meet ... At physiologic pH, chlorhexidine salts dissociate and release the positively charged chlorhexidine cation. The bactericidal ... Operand Chlorhexidine Gluconate, Peridex, PerioChip, PerioGard, Riohex. For use in animals, chlorhexidine is used as a topical ... Chlorhexidine is available over the counter. The wholesale cost in the developing world is about 2.20 to 4.10 USD per liter of ...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorhexidine
Trial of chlorhexidine gluconate for fungal corneal ulcers. - PubMed - NCBI
Trial of chlorhexidine gluconate for fungal corneal ulcers.. Rahman MR1, Minassian DC, Srinivasan M, Martin MJ, Johnson GJ. ... In vitro studies and a small pilot study have shown that chlorhexidine gluconate is effective. The aim was to establish the ... At 5 days the response was related to the concentration of chlorhexidine, with 0.2% giving the best results. Compared with the ... A masked randomized clinical trial of three concentrations of chlorhexidine compared with natamycin 5% was carried out in ...https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9377282?dopt=Abstract
Chlorhexidine Cuts Risk of Surgical Infections | Medpage Today
The chemical antiseptic chlorhexidine does a better job than povidone-iodine in reducing the risk of surgical site infections, ... In the mupirocin/chlorhexidine group, 17 of 504 patients (or 3.4%) got an S. aureus infection, compared with 32 of 413 patients ... The chemical antiseptic chlorhexidine does a better job than povidone-iodine in reducing the risk of surgical site infections, ... On the other hand, he said, the "weight of evidence" is now firmly on the side of chlorhexidine and alcohol as a preoperative ...https://www.medpagetoday.com/hospitalbasedmedicine/riskmanagement/17835
Chlorhexidine patch on central lines | allnurses
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benzocaine-chlorhexidine: uses & side-effects | PatientsLikeMe
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Chlorhexidine Dental Solution 0.12pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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DailyMed - ANTIBACTERIAL ANTIFUNGAL - ketoconazole, chlorhexidine gluconate shampoo
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- rinsing with chlorhexidine has been shown to decrease the saltiness of NaCl and the bitterness of quinine. (thomassci.com)
- Chlorhexidine Digluconate is a salt of Chlorhexidine (q.v.) and gluconic acid. (ewg.org)
- Under the test conditions of the European Standard EN 1499, no significant difference in the efficacy was found between a 4% solution of chlorhexidine digluconate and soap. (wikipedia.org)
- Aqua‚ sulfobetaine‚ chlorhexidine digluconate‚ climbazole‚ declypolyglucoside‚ capryloyl glycine‚ peg-120‚ methyl glucose dioleate‚ sodium hydroxide‚ triethanolamine‚ fragrance‚ phytosphingosine salicyloyl‚ citric acid. (pureformulas.com)
- ProDenRx 0.12% chlorhexidine rinse is effective is fighting against gingivitis. (dentalproductshopper.com)
- To test the effectiveness of a nurse-initiated systematic oral hygiene teaching program-PRO-SELF: Mouth Aware (PSMA)-in conjunction with two mouthwashes (0.12% chlorhexidine or sterile water) in preventing chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis. (unboundmedicine.com)
- Davis 2% Chlorhexidine Shampoo is formulated to help combat skin conditions associated with bacteria and a wide range of microorganisms. (jefferspet.com)
- Formulated with 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate, Davis' Chlorhexidine Shampoo targets skin conditions caused by microorganisms and bacteria. (jefferspet.com)
- Sogeval Chlorhexidine 4% HC Shampoo is a medicated shampoo that treats select dermatological conditions in cats, dogs, and horses. (entirelypets.com)
- Specifically, the shampoo is effective against skin conditions that are responsive to chlorhexidine and hydrocortisone, which act as antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agents to combat infections, hot spots, and more. (entirelypets.com)
- Sogeval Chlorhexidine 4% HC Shampoo also works to clean your animal's skin and coat thoroughly while removing foul odors and debris. (entirelypets.com)
- Apply and lather Chlorhexidine 4% HC Shampoo over the entire body, allowing for 5 to 10 minutes of contact time. (entirelypets.com)
- Our latest M.E.D. shampoo features 3% Chlorhexidine Gluconate as its powerful antimicrobial agent. (bestshotpet.com)
- Sogeval DOUXO Chlorhexidine PS Shampoo is a foaming solution with 3% chlorhexidine and phytosphingosine. (medi-vet.com)
- Sogeval Chlorhexidine 4% HC Shampoo is a full-strength medicated shampoo combining penetrating agents and emollients for optimal therapeutic effectiveness. (medi-vet.com)
- Wet the animal with warm water and apply DOUXO® chlorhexidine PS shampoo extensively on the fur to create a rich lather. (pureformulas.com)
- Shampoo is a pleasantly scented shampoo with antiseptic activity (antibacterial and antifungal) designed for dogs, cats and horses with dermatological conditions responsive to chlorhexidine and ketoconazole. (petflow.com)
- The effect of chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse on periodontitis has not been determined. (nih.gov)
- Studies have shown that alcohol provides no extra benefit to the antiplaque effect of chlorhexidine. (medicalsearch.com.au)
- All these advantages without reducing the antiplaque effect of chlorhexidine. (medicalsearch.com.au)
- Another review4 studied the effect of chlorhexidine varnish and did not find additional benefits for patients who received a regular dental prophylaxis. (dimensionsofdentalhygiene.com)
- Interventions that aim to reduce neonatal mortality through umbilical cord cleansing with antiseptic chlorhexidine solution may not be effective in African settings. (thefreedictionary.com)
- The chemical antiseptic chlorhexidine does a better job than povidone-iodine in reducing the risk of surgical site infections, even in carriers of Staphylococcus aureus , according to two new randomized studies. (medpagetoday.com)
- Chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse provides antimicrobial activity during oral rinsing. (nih.gov)
- Pioneering, award-winning work at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, UK has demonstrated the remarkable residual antimicrobial activity of chlorhexidine on surfaces, thereby maintaining their continuous cleanliness over time. (neha.org)
- It contains Chlorhexidine Gluconate for antimicrobial activity and Hydrocortisone for antipruitic, anti-inflammatory benefit. (medi-vet.com)
- 2 % Chlorhexidine Gluconate in 70 % Alcohol Solution 4 % Chlorhexidine Gluconate in 70 % Alcohol Solution 10 % Povidone Iodine in Alcohol Solution 10 % Povidone Iodine Solution Plastic Bottles available in sizes between 50ml to 500ml. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Whether vaginal preparation with chlorhexidine with 4% alcohol would have the same beneficial effect has not been studied in a systematic manner. (thefreedictionary.com)
- The U.S. researchers randomly assigned 849 surgical patients, scheduled for clean-contaminated surgery in six hospitals, to have either a chlorhexidine/alcohol scrub or a scrub and paint with povidone-iodine, according to Rabih Darouiche, MD, of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues. (medpagetoday.com)
- If the study is eventually translated into national guidelines," she said, "the impact would be huge," although she added that chlorhexidine/alcohol is not suitable for all types of surgery. (medpagetoday.com)
- Chlorhexidine may come mixed in alcohol, water, or surfactant solution. (wikipedia.org)
- Chlorhexidine-Alcohol Compared With Povidone-Iodine for Surg. (lww.com)
- Pitfalls in evidence assessment: the case of chlorhexidine and alcohol in skin antisepsis. (biomedsearch.com)
- Multiple clinical trial reports and systematic reviews that had assessed the clinical efficacy of chlorhexidine/alcohol combinations for skin antisepsis had attributed efficacy solely to the chlorhexidine component. (biomedsearch.com)
- Anaphylaxis, as well serious allergic reactions, have been reported during postmarketing use with dental products containing chlorhexidine. (nih.gov)
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that rare but serious allergic reactions have been reported with the widely used skin antiseptic products containing chlorhexidine gluconate. (fda.gov)
- As a result, we are requesting the manufacturers of over-the-counter (OTC) antiseptic products containing chlorhexidine gluconate to add a warning about this risk to the Drug Facts labels . (fda.gov)
- Cite this: Chlorhexidine Effective Against Candida auris Biofilms - Medscape - Jan 12, 2017. (medscape.com)
- It is January 2017, and Nikki Tyler, market access advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Development's Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact, must recommend an actionable strategy for how to use the $10 million contributed by global donors and foundations to scale up the use of chlorhexidine in Nigeria. (northwestern.edu)
- Covonia throat spray contains two active ingredients, lidocaine and chlorhexidine. (netdoctor.co.uk)
- People who are allergic to any ingredients of the spray, in particular chlorhexidine. (netdoctor.co.uk)
- Chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse should not be used by persons who are known to be hypersensitive to chlorhexidine gluconate or other formula ingredients. (nih.gov)
- Douxo Chlorhexidine + Climbazole Mousse is an antiseptic leave-on mousse with special moisturizing ingredients, including chlorhexidine, climbazole and phytosphingosine for the management of superficial and severe skin conditions. (allivet.com)
- Do not use chlorhexidine if you have a known to be hypersensitive to chlorhexidine gluconate or other formula ingredients. (rxwiki.com)
- These concepts and materials were developed in partnership with USAID's Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact (CII) and Dalberg Design, along with partners and communities in Nigeria (country used as a representative example, which in 2016 is in the midst of its own chlorhexidine scale-up efforts) and partners at the global level. (dalberg.com)
- In this report, the United States Chlorhexidine market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022. (reportsnreports.com)
- Chlorhexidine gluconate is used as a skin cleanser for surgical scrubs, a cleanser for skin wounds, for preoperative skin preparation and germicidal hand rinses. (wikipedia.org)
- Adding a preoperative chlorhexidine cloth preparation protocol for total knee arthroplasty can save up to $3.18 billion annually, according to a study in The Journal of Arthroplasty . (beckersasc.com)
- Randomized clinical trial of preoperative skin antisepsis with chlorhexidine gluconate or povidone-iodine. (cambridge.org)
- Chlorhexidine can cause a rare but serious allergic reaction that may be life-threatening. (wellspan.org)
- You should not use chlorhexidine topical if you are allergic to it. (wellspan.org)
- Prescription chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwashes and oral chips used for gum disease already contain a warning about the possibility of serious allergic reactions in their labels. (fda.gov)
- Patients and consumers should stop using the product that contains chlorhexidine gluconate and seek medical attention immediately or call 911 if they experience symptoms of a serious allergic reaction. (fda.gov)
- Health care professionals should always ask patients if they have ever had an allergic reaction to any antiseptic before recommending or prescribing a chlorhexidine gluconate product. (fda.gov)
- In 1998, we issued a Public Health Notice to warn health care professionals about the risk of serious allergic reactions with medical devices such as dressings and intravenous lines that contain chlorhexidine gluconate. (fda.gov)
- We identified 52 cases of anaphylaxis, a severe form of allergic reaction, with the use of chlorhexidine gluconate products applied to the skin. (fda.gov)
- Chlorhexidine (CAS 55-56-1) Market Research Report 2018 aims at providing comprehensive data on chlorhexidine market globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America etc. (marketpublishers.com)
- Chlorhexidine (CAS 55-56-1) Market Research Report 2018 contents were prepared and placed on the website in January, 2018. (marketpublishers.com)
- Please note that Chlorhexidine (CAS 55-56-1) Market Research Report 2018 is a half ready publication and contents are subject to change. (marketpublishers.com)
- Chlorhexidine is used in disinfectants (disinfection of the skin and hands), cosmetics (additive to creams, toothpaste, deodorants, and antiperspirants), and pharmaceutical products (preservative in eye drops, active substance in wound dressings and antiseptic mouthwashes). (wikipedia.org)
- Because chlorhexidine-containing catheter securement dressings may reduce the risk of CRBSI, researchers evaluated dressing efficacy by enrolling 613 patients who received care in 10 German hematology departments. (physiciansweekly.com)
- Patients with neutropenia were randomly assigned to receive chlorhexidine-containing dressings or control dressings. (physiciansweekly.com)
- It was found, however, that the combined incidence of definite or probable CRBSI within 14 days and the overall incidence of definite or probable CRBSI were significantly lower for patients who received chlorhexidine dressings, versus those who had control dressings (P = .047 and P = .019, respectively). (physiciansweekly.com)
- Although the study did not achieve its primary endpoint, the findings suggest that the use of chlorhexidine dressings decreases the incidence of definite or probable CRBSI in this at-risk patient population. (physiciansweekly.com)
- The clinical significance of chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse's antimicrobial activities is not clear. (nih.gov)
- Use of chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse in a six-month clinical study did not result in any significant changes in bacterial resistance, overgrowth of potentially opportunistic organisms or other adverse changes in the oral microbial ecosystem. (nih.gov)
- Three months after chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse use was discontinued, the number of bacteria in plaque had returned to baseline levels and resistance of plaque bacteria to chlorhexidine gluconate was equal to that at baseline. (nih.gov)
- Pharmacokinetic studies with chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse indicate approximately 30% of the active ingredient, chlorhexidine gluconate, is retained in the oral cavity following rinsing. (nih.gov)
- An increase in supragingival calculus was noted in clinical testing in chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse users compared with control users. (nih.gov)
- It is not known if chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse use results in an increase in subgingival calculus. (nih.gov)
- 2. Chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse can cause staining of oral surfaces, such as tooth surfaces, restorations, and the dorsum of the tongue. (nih.gov)
- 15% of chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse users developed what was judged to be heavy stain, compared to 1% of control users after six months. (nih.gov)
- Chlorhexidine oral rinse should be used after you have brushed and flossed your teeth. (mayoclinic.org)
- The clean mint flavor of our chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse tastes less medicinal than other brands, encouraging patient compliance. (philips.cz)
- Chlorhexidine gluconate will not treat a viral or fungal infection such as cold sores, canker sores, or oral thrush (yeast infection). (wellspan.org)
- The objective of the CHORAL study is to evaluate the de-adoption of oral chlorhexidine and the introduction of a bundle of oral care practices on selected outcomes in critically ill mechan. (bioportfolio.com)
- Can probiotics be an alternative to chlorhexidine for oral care in the mechanically ventilated patient? (bioportfolio.com)
- Chlorhexidine gluconate is also available as a prescription oral chip under the brand name Periochip, which is inserted between the gums and teeth to treat periodontal disease. (fda.gov)
- Chlorhexidine comes as an oral rinse. (rxwiki.com)
- The aim was to assess the effectiveness of chlorhexidine in preventing bacteraemia following a tooth extraction. (medindia.net)
- The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of the silver-zinc bioelectric dressing as compared with skin preparation with 2% chlorhexidine or 4% chlorhexidine in reduci. (bioportfolio.com)
- Several studies have investigated the likelihood that an anti-bacterial agent, chlorhexidine, administered during labor and delivery to mother and infant could reduce the risk of infection and of subsequent maternal and infant morbidity and mortality. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Although lidocaine and chlorhexidine have been in widespread use for many years without apparently causing harm, their safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding has not been specifically studied so you should get advice from your doctor before using Covonia throat spray. (netdoctor.co.uk)
- It was clear that chlorhexidine, a substance applied to newborns' umbilical cord stumps to prevent infection, could reduce infant mortality significantly. (northwestern.edu)
- Overall, the researchers found, the rate of infection was 9.5% in the chlorhexidine group, compared with 16.1% in the povidone-iodine group. (medpagetoday.com)
- In the mupirocin/chlorhexidine group, 17 of 504 patients (or 3.4%) got an S. aureus infection, compared with 32 of 413 patients (or 7.7%) in the placebo group. (medpagetoday.com)
- Our Infection Control Practitioner has approached us regarding changing the brand of chlorhexidine patch we use on all central lines. (allnurses.com)
- I'm sure you've seen all the info I cited above but I guess, if they want to take a leap of faith and see how well the lower chlorhexidine GuardIVa patches compare to infection rates prior to their use, it might be worth it in the financial gain if rates stay the same (or, maybe even improve? (allnurses.com)
- 3M™ Tegaderm™ CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate I.V. Securement Dressing has been the subject of several clinical studies by leading researchers in infection prevention and infusion therapy. (3m.com)
- Chlorhexidine topical (for the skin) is used to clean the skin to prevent infection that may be caused by surgery, injection, or skin injury. (wellspan.org)
- Based on data derived from central venous catheter insertions, we had thought that the infection rates would be lowest in the period where chlorhexidine was the preferred agent for skin preparation. (bio-medicine.org)
- They estimate that for every 1000 catheter sites disinfected with chlorhexidine gluconate rather than povidone-iodine, 71 episodes of catheter colonization and 11 episodes of catheter-related blood stream infection (CRBSI) would be prevented. (oley.org)
- The summary risk ratio for catheter-related bloodstream infection was 0.49 (95% CI, 0.28 to 0.88) in patients whose catheter sites were disinfected with chlorhexidine gluconate instead of povidone-iodine. (annals.org)