Peridex is indicated for use between dental visits as part of a professional program for the treatment of gingivitis as characterized by redness and swelling of the gingivae, including gingival bleeding upon probing. Peridex has not been tested among patients with acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (ANUG). For patients having coexisting gingivitis and periodontitis, see PRECAUTIONS.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Peridex therapy should be initiated directly following a dental prophylaxis. Patients using Peridex should be reevaluated and given a thorough prophylaxis at intervals no longer than six months. Recommended use is twice daily oral rinsing for 30 seconds, morning and evening after toothbrushing. Usual dosage is 15ml (marked in cap) of undiluted Peridex. Patients should be instructed to not rinse with water or other mouthwashes, brush teeth or eat immediately after using Peridex. Peridex is not intended for ingestion and should be expectorated after rinsing.
Peridex is supplied as a blue liquid in 0.5-ounce (15ml), 4-ounce (118ml), 1-pint (473ml) and 64-ounce (1893ml) white or amber plastic bottles with child-resistant dispensing closures.
STORE at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F ), excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F) [See USP controlled Room Temperature].
Keep out of reach of children
Made in U.S.A. for: 3M ESPE Dental Products, 2510 Conway Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55144-1000 U.S.A. Revised: Oct 2015This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/22/2016
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