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Chlorhexidine (Peridex) mouthwash can prevent
thrush. It's used for people who take medicines that
impair the body's natural defense (immune) system.
Chlorhexidine can cause staining of the teeth. It can also stain the inside of the
mouth, especially the tongue.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerThomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics
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