[Hexetidine--an oral antiseptic].

Medicinski arhiv (2002-03-29)
Elvedina Kapić, Fahir Becić, Ervina Becić

Hexetidine is very safe oral antiseptic with broad antibacterial and antifungal activity in vivo and in vitro. It has local-anesthetics, astringent and deodorant activity. Also, it has very strong antiplac effects. Resistention of microorganisms on hexetidine is short and transient. These characteristics give important therapeutic role in treatment of oral infections.