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Chlorhexidine Gluconate

(klor-HEX-ih-deen GLUE-koe-nate) 

Chlorhexidine gluconate (Peridex) is a medicine used to clean the mouth and treat redness and swelling of the gums.

It is available as a mouth rinse.

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Last Updated: 11/2013