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DOUXO® Chlorhexidine

A wipe for daily treatment of infected areas or for skin areas that need antiseptic cleansing.  Ideal for small or difficult to reach areas.

DOUXO®  is the #1 non-prescription topical brand used and recommended by U.S. veterinarians for treatment of dogs and cats with infections/inflammatory dermatological diseases.1


DOUXO® Chlorhexidine Pads are for the management of skin infections responsive to chlorhexidine.  This formula contains antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory agents as well as moisturizers to help restore the skin barrier to health.

It is a non-stinging solution.

DOUXO® Chlorhexidine Pads contain Phytosphingosine, a pro-ceramide to help rebuild the natural ceramides in the skin that are critical in helping keep the skin healthy.

Situations (or Areas) that may benefit from DOUXO® Chlorhexidine Pads: 

  • Antiseptic Cleansing
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Ear Crusts
  • Facial Folds
  • Foot Pads
  • Malassezia Overgrowth
  • Pyoderma
  • Saliva Stains
  • Skin Folds
  • Tear Stains
  • Yeast Infections


Wipe folds/affected areas once a day for 7-14 days or as directed by your veterinarian. Use contents within 3 months of opening.

Cautions: For external use on dogs and cats only. Avoid contact with the eyes. In case of contact with eyes, rinse thoroughly and consult your veterinarian. If irritation occurs or increases, discontinue use and consult with your veterinarian.

Key Ingredients:

  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate 3%: an antibacterial and antifungal agent.
  • Climbazole 0.5%:  an antifungal agent.
  • Phytosphingosine salicyloyl 0.05%:  phytosphingosine (PS) is found naturally in the stratum corneum and some skin ceramides.  PS applied topically can help restore the skin barrier.  It also has anti-inflammatory properties to help soothe skin irritations.

DOUXO®  products do not contain paraben.

Available Size:

  • 30 pads per tub

1.BIO’SAT Quantitative Study of 250 veterinarians geographically representative of North American practices.   Dermatology Products for Cats and Dogs Among Veterinary Practitioners.  October 2018.

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DOUXO®  Chlorhexidine helps manage skin infections responsive to chlorhexidine and climbazole*.   Cleans, soothes and repairs the skin barrier. *Micro-emulsion spray does not contain climbazole.

DOUXO® is the #1 non-prescription topical brand used and recommended by U.S. veterinarians for dogs and cats with infections/inflammatory dermatological disease.1