Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Betasept
  2. Biopatch wChlorhexidine Gluconate
  3. Chlorostat
  4. Dyna-Hex
  5. Dyna-Hex2
  6. Hibiclens
  7. Hibistat
  8. Operand Chg Surgical Scrub Brush
  9. Operand Chlorhexidine Gluconate
  10. Operand Closed Loop Chg Scrub

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Stanhexidine Solution
  2. Stanley Chlorhexidine Tinted
  3. Stanley Chlorhexidine Untinted


Chlorhexidine belongs to a group of medicines called antiseptic antibacterial agents. It is used to clean the skin after an injury, before surgery, or before an injection. Chlorhexidine is also used to clean the hands before a procedure. It works by killing or preventing the growth of bacteria on the skin.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Liquid