Aim : To make a review on Chlorhexidine ,its properties and its effects.
Objective : To have a clear idea about properties and effects of chlorhexidine.
Background : Chlorhexidine is an antibacterial used as an antiseptic and for other applications. It is a cationic polybiguanide. It is used primarily as its salts. Chlorhexidine has its own effects on various parts of the body. Generally Chlorhexidine is a disinfectant. Chlorhexidine is an active component of mouthwash. It acts longer than any other mouthwash in the oral cavity, its action is blocked by deactivation.
Cite this article:
S. Syed Shihaab E Noor, Pradeep. Chlorhexidine: Its Properties and Effects. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(10):1755-1760. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00353.X