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What does PHMB stand for?

PHMB stands for Polyhexamethylene Biguanide

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The marabou stork was discharged the next day with instructions to the owner to perform nasal flushing twice daily with 5 mL diluted benzalkonium chloride and polyhexamethylene biguanide (F10 Antiseptic Solution, Health and Hygiene [Pty] Ltd, Roodepoort, South Africa) in sterile saline solution (1:250) for 10 days.
A new therapeutic regime was prescribed utilizing a combination of polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB) ophthalmic drops one drop per hour, opthalmadine, one drop every two hours, and an oral antifungal tablet itraconazole one tablet per day.
The effect of a polyhexamethylene biguanide mouthrinse compared to an essential oil rinse and a chlorhexidine rinse on bacterial counts and 4-day plaque regrowth.
com/biocides Vantocil IB Description: Highly effective preservative based on polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride Applications: Oil-in-water and water-in-oil emulsions, household products, silicone systems, cellulose solutions, and other water based industrial products Use levels: 0.