Colgate® Savacol Mouthwash

Colgate Savacol is a chlorohexidine gluconate mouth rinse clinically proven in the prevention and treatment of gingivitis.

 

Product Details

  • Colgate Savacol Mouthwash

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    • Colgate Savacol Original Mouthwash 2mg/mL chlorhexidine gluconate
    • Colgate Savacol Freshmint Mouthwash 1.2mg/mL chlorhexidine gluconate
    • Colgate Savacol Alcohol Free Mouthwash 2mg/mL chlorhexidine gluconate.

     

    Colgate Savacol is a chlorohexidine gluconate mouth rinse clinically proven in the treatment of gingivitis. For use as a pre-procedural disinfectant or post-periodontal surgery.

    PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
    • Contains chlorohexidine gluconate
    • Plaque-inhibiting action
    • Mild mint flavour
    PRODUCT BENEFITS
    • Clinically proven in the prevention and treatment of gingivitis1
    • Pre-procedural antibacterial activity3
    • Clinically beneficial in post-periodontal surgical therapy4
    • Orginal - mild mint or freshmint flavour for a better taste to help maximise patient compliance

     

    1 Grossman E, et al (1986) J Perio Res; Supplement: 33-43 
    2 Herrera RS, et al (2004) J Clin Periodontol; 31: 1128-1134
    3 Veksler AE, et al (1991) J Periodontol; 62: 649-651
    4 Sanz M, et al (1989) J Periodontol; 60: 570-576

  • HOW IT WORKS

    Chlorohexidine gluconate interacts with the bacterial cell wall, inhibiting dental plaque formation.

    PRODUCT INDICATION:

    Gingivitis.
    At-home use for patients with gingivitis, maintenance of oral hygiene in the physically or mentally handicapped and in post periodontal surgery1,4

    PRODUCT BENEFITS:

    Clinically proven in the prevention and treatment of gingivitis
    For the maintenance of oral hygiene in the mentally or physically handicapped3

    MODE OF ACTION:

    Chlorohexidine gluconate interacts with the bacterial cell wall, inhibiting dental plaque formation. It can also help treat halitosis.

    ACTIVE INGREDIENT(S):

    - 2mg/mL chlorhexidine gluconate (original & alcohol free) 
    - 1.2mg/mL chlorhexidine gluconate (freshmint)

     

    1 Grossman E, et al (1986) J Perio Res; Supplement: 33-43 
    2 Herrera RS, et al (2004) J Clin Periodontol; 31: 1128-1134
    3 Veksler AE, et al (1991) J Periodontol; 62: 649-651
    4 Sanz M, et al (1989) J Periodontol; 60: 570-576

  • COLGATE SAVACOL MOUTHWASH - DO NOT USE IF CAP SEAL IS BROKEN.
    DIRECTIONS:

    Adults use 15ml of undiluted Savacol - Freshmint or 10 ml undiluted Savacol Original & Alcohol Free. 
    Children under 10 years use 7.5 ml of undiluted Savacol - Freshmint or 5 ml undiluted Savacol Original & Alcohol Free.
    RINSE & GARGLE FOR 1 FULL MINUTE AFTER MEALS. Spit out. If throat or mouth infection persists , seek dental or medical advice.

    MOUTH ULCERS:

    Reduces discomfort of mouth ulcers. Mouthwash 3 times daily. Dental Plague & Gingivitis: reduces dental plaque and the incidence of gingivitis. Mouthwash twice daily. For maximum benefit use after brushing and flossing.

    POST DENTAL TREATMENT:

    On advice of your dentist only.

    DENTURE MOUTHWASH:

    To prevent denture breath. Mouthwash daily in addition to denture cleaning.

    CAUTION:

    Savacol may cause reversible staining of the teeth & tooth-coloured restorations. It may lead to increased tartar production and a temporary alteration in taste perception. Stains resulting from the use of savacol will not adversely affect the health of your gums and can be removed by your dental professional. It is important to see your dentist for the removal of any stain or tartar at least every six months or more frequently if your dentist advises. 
    Savacol Alcohol Free ? Store below 25ºC 
    Use within 4 weeks of opening 
    Savacol Original & Freshmint - Store below 30ºC AUST R 11245 (Original)
    AUST R 160736 (Freshmint)
    AUST R 159649 (Alcohol Free)

    QUESTIONS & COMMENTS:

    Please call our Consumer Information line on Freecall Australia 1800 802 307 or contact the Colgate Call Centre on 1800 262 111.