Metrogyl Denta is an antibacterial agent. The combined antimicrobic preparation for treatment and prophylaxes of infectious diseases-inflammatory of an oral cavity. Action of a preparation is caused by properties of the components entering into its composition. Metronidazole is an antibiotic active against those organisms that are predominant in the subgingival flora in adult periodontitis. Metronidazole has a bactericidal effect against Bacteroides spp. Fusobacterium Selemonas Wolinella Spirochetes and other anaerobic organisms but does not affect aerobic bacteria. Chlorhexidine is effective against a wide range of Gram negative and Gram positive vegetative bacteria yeasts dermatophyte fungi and lipophilic viruses. It is active against a wide range of important oral pathogens and is therefore effective in the treatment of many common dental conditions. Each gram of Metronidazole Denta gel for gums contains: Active ingredient: Metronidazole (as metronidazole benzoate) –10 mg chlorhexidine gluconate (as 20% solution of chlorhexidine gluconate)–0.5 mg. Excipients: propylene glycol carbomer 940 disodium edetate menthol sodium saccharin sodium hydroxide water purified.