Chlorhexidine

Decanoylacetaldehyde Sodium Sulfide

Description

Chlorhexidine is an antimicrobial agent, active against a broad spectrum of Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms, yeasts, fungi, opportunistic anaerobes and aerobes. Chlorhexidine is mainly a “membrane-acting” agent that destroys the outer membrane of the bacteria. It is inactive on bacterial spores unless the temperatures are high.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Chlorhexidine
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AB Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
Chlorhexidine
B Blood and blood forming organs → B05 Blood substitutes and perfusion solutions → B05C Irrigating solutions → B05CA Antiinfectives
Chlorhexidine
D Dermatologicals → D08 Antiseptics and disinfectants → D08A Antiseptics and disinfectants → D08AC Biguanides and amidines
Chlorhexidine
D Dermatologicals → D09 Medicated dressings → D09A Medicated dressings → D09AA Medicated dressings with antiinfectives
Chlorhexidine
R Respiratory system → R02 Throat preparations → R02A Throat preparations → R02AA Antiseptics
Chlorhexidine
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01A Antiinfectives → S01AX Other antiinfectives
Chlorhexidine
S Sensory organs → S02 Otologicals → S02A Antiinfectives → S02AA Antiinfectives
Chlorhexidine
S Sensory organs → S03 Ophthalmological and otological preparations → S03A Antiinfectives → S03AA Antiinfectives

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