Acute Necrotising Ulcerative Gingivitis

Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis

Commence metronidazole and refer to dentist for scaling and oral hygiene advice.

Use in combination with antiseptic mouthwash if pain limits oral hygiene

Metronidazole

400mg TDS

3 days

Chlorhexidine or hydrogen peroxide

See above dosing in mucosal ulceration

Until oral hygiene possible