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    What is Chloraprep Single?

    Chloraprep Single Swab is used for Dental plaque and bacteria, Gingivitis, Skin cleansing, Keratitis, Infection before any surgical procedure, Minor scalds and other conditions. Chloraprep Single Swab may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Chloraprep Single Swab contains Chlorhexidine Gluconate and Isopropyl Alcohol as active ingredients.
    Chloraprep Single Swab works by slowing bacterial growth and kiling bacteria; killing microorganism by denaturation of proteins in its fluid state;
    Becton Dickinson Co manufactures Chloraprep Single Swab.
    Detailed information related to Chloraprep Single Swab's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Chloraprep Single Swab Uses

    Chloraprep Single Swab is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    References: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
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    Chloraprep Single Swab Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Chloraprep Single Swab improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 5, 6

    Chloraprep Single Swab - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Chloraprep Single Swab is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Chloraprep Single Swab - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Chloraprep Single Swab. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    References: 7, 8
    Learn more: Side-effects

    Chloraprep Single Swab - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Chloraprep Single Swab, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    • Allergic reactions
    • Do not drive or operate machinery
    • Do not use to treat wounds deeper than external layers of skin
    • For external use only, do not ingest
    • Infants <2 months old
    • Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
    References: 5, 5

    Chloraprep Single Swab - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Chloraprep Single Swab may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Chloraprep Single Swab may interact with the following drugs and products:
    Learn more: Interactions

    Chloraprep Single Swab - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Chloraprep Single Swab is a contraindication. In addition, Chloraprep Single Swab should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    References: 5
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Where to Buy Chloraprep Single Swab

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    Chloraprep Single Swab - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Chloraprep Single Swab safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      • Chlorhexidine Gluconate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      • Isopropyl Alcohol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Is Chloraprep Single Swab safe while breastfeeding?
      • Chlorhexidine Gluconate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      • Isopropyl Alcohol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Chloraprep Single Swab medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Chloraprep Single Swab. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Chloraprep Single Swab

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Overdosage of Chloraprep Single Swab

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Chloraprep Single Swab, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 13, 14, 15

    Storage of Chloraprep Single Swab

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Chloraprep Single Swab.
    References: 16, 17, 18, 19

    Expired Chloraprep Single Swab

    • Taking a single dose of expired Chloraprep Single Swab is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 20, 21

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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    Chloraprep Single Swab - Packages and Strengths

    Chloraprep Single Swab is available in the following packages and strengths
    Chloraprep Single Swab - Packages: 2%, 2%, 70% (1.75ML), 70% (1.75ML)
    Chloraprep Single Swab - Strengths: stick

    Chloraprep Single Swab - Manufacturers

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    Chloraprep Single Swab - Demographic Information


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    2. Raab D: Preparation of contaminated root canal systems – the importance of antimicrobial irrigants. DENTAL INC 2008: July / August 34–36.
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