CHLORHEXIDINE


DrugBank ID: db00878
DrugCentral: chlorhexidine
Synonymous :1,1’-hexamethylene bis(5-(p-chlorophenyl)biguanide) | chlorhexidin | chlorhexidine | chlorhexidinum | cloresidina | clorhexidina | n,n’-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-3,12-diimino-2,4,11,13-tetraazatetradecanediimidamide



Drug Sentece Context


Table 1. Analysis of context sentence of chlorhexidine gene in 7 abstracts.

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32035997 Other biocidal agents such as 0.05-0.2% benzalkonium chloride or 0.02% chlorhexidine digluconate are less effective.
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  1. Decolonize patients using pre-procedural chlorhexidine wipes, 2 doses of nasal povidone iodine within one hour of incision, and chlorhexidine mouth rinse.
32326426 If chlorhexidine, a usual component of mouth rinse, is not efficient to kill SARS-CoV-2, the use of a mouth rinses and/or with local nasal applications that contain β-cyclodextrins combined with flavonoids agents, such as Citrox, could provide valuable adjunctive treatment to reduce the viral load of saliva and nasopharyngeal microbiota, including potential SARS-CoV-2 carriage.
32449329 Additional samples of the saliva were taken at 1 hour, 2 hours, and 4 hours after using a chlorhexidine mouthwash. […] The viral load in the saliva decreased transiently for 2 hours after using the chlorhexidine mouthwash. […] Chlorhexidine mouthwash was effective in reducing the SARS-CoV-2 viral load in the saliva for a short-term period.