hlorhexidine Gauze Dressing is a sterile medicated paraffin tulle gras dressing and a non-adherent open weave gauze dressing impregnated with an ointment containing 0.5%.w/w Chlorhexidine Acetate. The gauze has interlocking threads which minimize fraying when the dressing is cut to shape.
Chlorhexidine is bisbiganide antiseptic and disinfectant which is bactericidal against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It inhibits mycobacteria. Chlorhexidine inhibits some viruses and is active against some fungi.