Rexidin M Forte Gel
Rexidin M Forte Gel
Rexidin M Forte Gel
Rexidin M Forte Gel
Rexidin M Forte Gel

Rexidin M Forte Gel

By INDOCO REMEDIES LTD
15g Mouth Gel in Tube
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MRP 69.00
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Rexidin M Forte Gel Description

Rexidin-M forte gel is a combination medicine that is used in the treatment of oral infections, gums inflammation, pain and discomfort associated with mouth ulcers etc. It contains three active ingred...
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ContainsChlorhexidine Gluconate(1.0 %W/W),Metronidazole(1.0 %W/W),Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %W/W)
UsesMouth ulcers and gum inflammation
Side effectsIrritation, redness, impaired taste, nausea, stains on teeth
ClassificationDRUGS FOR APHTHOUS ULCERS
Check more medicines with composition as Chlorhexidine Gluconate(1.0 %W/W) + Metronidazole(1.0 %W/W) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %W/W)

Uses of Rexidin M Forte Gel

Rexidin-M forte gel is used in the treatment of mouth ulcers or gum inflammation.

Contraindications of Rexidin M Forte Gel

  • If you are allergic to chlorhexidine gluconate, metronidazole, lidocaine or any of the ingredients of Rexidin-M forte gel.
  • If you have a history of any kind of mouth infection like sores etc.
  • As it is a combination of 3 different components, any condition which is contraindicated with any of these when taken alone should be considered contraindicated for this combination.

Side effects of Rexidin M Forte Gel

  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Impaired taste
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • stains on teeth
  • Dry mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Rexidin M Forte Gel

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Rexidin-M forte gel during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of Rexidin-M forte gel in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Rexidin-M forte gel while breastfeeding?
A:
As there is no information is available on the use of Rexidin-M forte gel during breastfeeding. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Rexidin-M forte gel?
A:
It is to be applied topically and it is less likely to affect your driving abilities.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rexidin-M forte gel?
A:
You should avoid alcohol consumption if you have any mouth ulcers or inflammation in the mouth as it can make the ulcer more painful. It may be best to hold off on drinking alcohol until you have finished treatment

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of mouth ulcers or any other oral infection.
  • You experience an allergic reaction after applying this gel.
  • You are pregnant or a nursing woman.
  • You may experience temporary staining of the teeth and tongue.
  • You may notice a change of taste or a burning sensation after using this gel.
  • It is advised to keep a gap of some time between brushing your teeth and applying this gel. As toothpaste can impact the efficacy of Rexidin M forte gel.
  • Be careful while having any hot or cold foodstuff, as you can feel numbness in your mouth or tongue after applying Rexidin-M forte gel.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes, and nose and do not swallow it while applying it in the mouth.

Mode of Action of Rexidin M Forte Gel

How Does It Work?

  • Chlorhexidine has antiseptic and antibacterial properties it works by preventing the growth of bacteria on the skin.
  • Lidocaine is a local anesthetic it numbs the area where it is applied. It works by stopping nerves from sending pain signals to your brain.
  • Metronidazole is an antibiotic, and it acts against bacteria and protozoa. It works by impairing the DNA of the microorganism responsible for infection and inhibits their growth.
  • Collectively all these medicines work more effectively by reducing the pain and inflammation associated with ulcers.

Directions for Use of Rexidin M Forte Gel

  • Use this gel as directed by your doctor.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.
  • Apply the gel and gently rub it on to the affected areas.
  • You should not eat or drink anything for 30 minutes after applying this medicine.
  • It is strictly for local (topical) application only and should not be swallowed.

Interactions of Rexidin M Forte Gel

Interactions with other medicines

  • This gel is unlikely to interact with other medicines. However, you should tell your doctor if you are taking other medicines, herbal preparations or supplements.
  • In particular, if you are already taking any other medicines for oral infection, oral anticoagulants like warfarin etc.
  • Also, avoid the application of any other topical products after the application of this gel to avoid any possible side effects.

Interactions with food items

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Storage and disposal of Rexidin M Forte Gel

  • Store Rexidin-M forte gel at room temperature between 20°C- 25°C, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep this gel away from children and pets.
  • Discard the expired or gel that is no longer required properly.

Dosage of Rexidin M Forte Gel

Overdose

Overdose of this gel is very unlikely to cause any side effects unless it is prescribed for long duration and in large dosage. However, if you feel you have applied too much of it, remove this gel or ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss the dose, apply the gel as soon as you remember. Do not overuse it to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Rexidin-M forte gel?

A: Rexidin-M forte gel is used to provide relief from pain and discomfort due to mouth ulcers or gum inflammation etc. It helps in healing the wound by forming a protective layer. It also helps in dental cavities or tooth decay and protects the teeth from bacterial infections.

Q: How to apply Rexidin-M forte gel?

  • Rexidin-M forte gel should be used as advised by your doctor for a specified duration.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • It should be applied on a healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Clean the affected area and pat it dry before application.
  • Wash your hands before and after the application of this gel.
  • Apply a thin layer of gel, rub gently and let it get absorbed by your skin.

Q: Can Rexidin-M forte gel be used in children?

A: It should not be used in children. The skin of children is very delicate and thin compared to adults can absorb larger amounts of this gel which can lead to adverse effects.

Q: Can I swallow Rexidin-M forte gel?

A: You should avoid swallowing Rexidin-M forte gel. However, in case of accidental ingestion, contact your doctor or visit a nearby hospital immediately.

Q: What is the work of Rexidin M Forte gel?

  • Rexidin M forte gel works by the combined action of its three active ingredients.
  • Chlorhexidine has antiseptic and antibacterial properties it works by preventing the growth of bacteria on the skin.
  • Lidocaine is a local anesthetic it numbs the area where it is applied. It works by stopping nerves from sending pain signals to your brain.
  • Metronidazole is an antibiotic, and it acts against bacteria and protozoa. This gel works by impairing the DNA of the microorganism or bacteria responsible for infection and inhibits their growth.
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REXIDIN M FORTE
Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 07:33 PM (IST)

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