What does Hexetidine (BACTIDOL®) do when it enters the mucous membranes in the oral cavity? How does it help and what does it treat? Hexetidine (BACTIDOL®)belongs to a group of antiseptics and are intended for local inflammation treatment; they fight the cause behind a disease, suppressing the development and growth of the pathogenic micro-organisms. These medicines are highly recommended for the treatment of angina, pharyngitis, ARIs/ARVIs, as well as stomatitis and other infectious inflammatory diseases of the throat, gums and oral cavity.
The active ingredient of Hexetidine (BACTIDOL®) is Hexetidine. When it permeates the mucous membranes, it suppresses the oxidizing reactions of the metabolism of the bacteria, thus preventing any further development of the causative agents, namely the gram-positive bacteria and fungi. It also has a gentle anaesthetic effect.