The mouthwash contains hexetidine, which is an antibacterial and antifungal and is used to help treat throat and mouth infections, including mouth ulcers, thrush, sore or bleeding gums (called gingivitis), bad breath (halitosis) or sore throat. It can also be used before and after dental surgery to help prevent infections.
Oraldene is for topical use only, which means that it should not be swallowed or taken internally.
Adults and children aged 6 years and over:
Rinse mouth or gargle with at least 15 ml (about 1 tablespoon) of solution two to three times a day or as otherwise directed.