Cetylpyridinium

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Scientific Name: Cetylpyridinium
Brand Name: Cepacol Antibacterial Mouthwash, Crest Mouthwash, Orajel Bleeding Gum Rinse, Orasep Reformulated Dec 2013
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action When incorporated into mouthwashes, toothpastes, lozenges, or mouth sprays, cetylpyridinium chloride is expected to elicit a mechanism of action that decreases new dental plaque growth, decreases or removes existing dental plaque, diminishes the growth of pathogenic bacteria, and inhibits the production of virulence factors
Description of the Drug: Cetylpyridinium is a compound used to reduce plaque and gingivitis, as well as whiten teeth.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB11073