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Hibiclens: Topical solution

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Hibiclens: Topical solution

What is this medicine?

CHLORHEXIDINE (klor HEX i deen) is used as a skin wound cleanser and a general skin cleanser. This medicine is also used as a surgical hand scrub and to cleanse the skin before surgery to help prevent infections.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Betasept: Topical solution

Similar Generic Drugs : Chlorhexidine: Topical solution

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Hibiclens: Topical solution
Usage by Gender
53.95%
46.05%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
23.68%
31.58%
23.68%
21.05%
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