What is Polyhexanide solution?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


See also: Irrigation gel

Polyhexanide solution is used to clean and moisten a wound area; the solution inhibits the growth of microorganisms.

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1 patient evaluation for Polyhexanide solution

Aug 18, 2014 (Started Aug 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for acanthamoeba keratitis)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 9 drop(s) Daily

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