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Virbac Hexadene Shampoo (16 oz)

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Hexadene - Medicated Shampoo with Spherulites is an antimicrobial shampoo designed for use on dogs and cats with dermatological conditions responsive to chlorhexidine.

Spherulites: an exclusive and patented encapsulation system developed by virbac; provides slow release of ingredients long after product application.

Chitosanide: a natural biopolymer that creates a protective film on the skin and hair. This reinforces hydrating and restoring effects of the formulation, helping to protect the skin against damage from the environment.

  • Gentle, antimicrobial cleansing for use on dogs and cats of any age.
  • Pleasantly scented medicated shampoo
  • Added chitosanide builds a protective layer over the hair and skin
  • Fights bacteria and fungi with chlorhexidine
  • Ingredients

    Chlorhexidine gluconate 3% in a shampoo base containing water, lauryl glucoside, cocamidopropyl betaine, Spherulites, chitosanide and lactic acid. Chitosanide, chlorhexidine gluconate and lactic acid are present in free forms. Chlorhexidine acetate is present in encapsulated (Spherulites) form. May contain sodium hydroxide and sodium chloride.

    Useful Information

    Shake well before use. Wet the coat with warm water and apply sufficient shampoo to create a rich lather. Massage HEXADENE into wet coat, lather freely. Rinse and repeat. Allow to remain on hair for 5 to 10 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with clean water.

    Frequency of use: initially two to three times a week for four weeks, then reducing to once a week, or as directed by your veterinarian.

    WARNING: Keep out of reach of children.

    CAUTION: Federal Law(USA) restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. For external use only on dogs and cats. Avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes. If undue skin irritation develops or increases, discontinue use and consult a veterinarian.

    Customer Reviews

    Review Summary
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    100% Recommend this product (57 of 57 responses)
    By Ruthe
    great stuff
    June 14, 2015
    Two sensitive dogs washed once a week with Hexadene. Both have clear, itch-less skin as long as I stick with Hexadene.
    By Pinky
    Severe Alleries
    March 18, 2015
    If you dog or cat has severe allergies, this is the best shampoo to help soothe their coat. Been using it for years, nothing else compares.
    By Rog
    Keeps skin issues under control
    January 26, 2015
    Our Golden Retriever is allergic to everything. We use this shampoo 2X a week to keep his skin as free from allergens as possible. The coat is soft and skin stays balanced. Excellent price.
    By Gabacho
    San Diego
    Like a godsend!
    January 8, 2015
    Our Pit-Beagle mix struggled with skin issues for years, often needing steroids and antibiotics for his belly rashes. The poor guy would scratch himself in misery constantly. My vet recommended Hexadene baths twice a week, leaving it on for 10 minutes (which he HATES)... and it has worked like a charm! He is way more comfortable, we have not needed any medication, and he doesn't stink! This has been an awesome product for us, and so far we have not had a recurrence of his terrible itchy skin. This is a fantastic product, and my dog Willie is much happier now that we use it. (except for the part where he stands there sudsy for 10 minutes and shakes like a baby). :-)
    By Dar
    Virbac Shampoo
    September 14, 2014
    Our male cocker has had skin problems for a few years. Last year they got real bad and took him to a doggie dermatologist who put him on Omega vitamins and baths once a week with this shampoo. His skin is the best it has been. The dermatologists started carrying something else. This worked and we are sticking with it. Delivery was in a couple of days. We are very pleased.
    By Marie
    Excellent shampoo for allergic dogs
    September 14, 2014
    This is a wonderful shampoo for my dog who has skin allergies. Keeps her from forming collarettes.
    By Codykins
    St. Louis, MO
    Excellent shampoo for special allergy problems
    July 6, 2014
    I have used Hexadene for years on my Golden Retrievers who have skin allergy problems. I like it for staph infections too. Not a harsh shampoo. It was recommended by a vet. who specializes in skin problems.
    By Rita
    Review for Virbac Hexadene Shampoo (16 oz)
    April 13, 2014
    This shampoo is very good for your dog with allergies along with the Virbac cream rinse to leave on. If possible leave on for 5 minutes before rinsing with cooler water, not cold.
    By Marciab
    Houston, Tx
    November 18, 2013
    I have used this and similar products for years. I bathe my dog every other day. She has terrible inhalant allergies meaning everything she breathes in causes problems. This shampoo is one of several I use and it really does help. I will continue using this as long as they make it. Or as long as I can get it. Its half the price of the vet shop.
    By Schnauzer R.
    Works great for skin problems
    October 12, 2013
    I originally got this product from a vet dermatologist and it works great on my Schnauzer's skin problems. When her skin gets bad, I have to bathe her every day but it's much better than all the drugs she used to take to get her skin problems under control. I also use a diluted vinegar rinse on her that I leave on her after using this product. She used to be on some pretty strong antibiotics and she hasn't taken any drugs for over 6 months.
    By Rich
    Bangor, Mi.
    Wow, what a great product
    September 4, 2013
    After a year of steroids,antibiotics and other Vet treatments for my dogs stomach rash I tried Virbac Hexidine Shampoo and it really worked to rid my GSD of it when nothing else would! Thank You
    By gigi
    Kulpmont, Pa.
    good medicated shampoo
    July 24, 2013
    Been using Hexadene for a long time...very good on controlling my dog's problem with his skin condition...would recommend this shampoo to anyone whose dog has skin problems.
    By Diana
    Great shampoo
    May 3, 2013
    Works wonderful for my little baby, cocker spaniel who suffers w/many skin allergies.
    By Carrie
    Airdrie , Alberta/Canada.
    Hexadene shampoo
    April 30, 2013
    Very gentle on my cats , this product works I use it on my cats when they need it/I love this shampoo and I'm very greatful it's available to me. ( Thank-you Virbac )
    By Rick
    Puyallup, Wa
    Great product
    April 30, 2013
    I have an English Setter. Years ago I had found that this product is THE BEST medicated shampoo on the market. I would never change to anything else.
    By Rupert
    Review for Virbac Hexadene Shampoo (16 oz)
    April 18, 2013
    An extremely good shampoo. Cleans very thoroughly.
    By Sea-Jay
    Virbac Hexadene Shampoo
    February 18, 2013
    My mom bought this shampoo for me and since she has started using it I am off of the antibiotics. She does have to bath me twice a week, and after the bath before drying me with a hair dryer she puts on ResiSoothe by Virbac. I am alot less itchy and the scabs have gone away.
    By Camillo
    Puerto Rico
    February 17, 2013
    If your dog plays outdoors, runs through the woods and is exposed to climate changes, this antiseptic shampoo will balance out bacterial and fungal levels for an excellent shiny coat. Consider your pet allergy to grains as well. I have switched my GSDs to grain free food.
    By Sharkey
    Review for Virbac Hexadene Shampoo (16 oz)
    February 2, 2013
    The best product for White English Bull Terriers with skin problems.
    By Mary
    San Antonio, TX
    Great product to relieve scratching
    December 28, 2012
    Our dog was scratching for 2 months before we found this product. Changing food didn't help. A special (and expensive) diet didn't help. Then a friend told us what a doggie dermatologist told her in a similar situation. Buy this product and mix it half and half with the Virbac EpiSmooth. Bathe the dog and leave it on for 10 minutes. Repeat 3 days later, a week later, a week after that and then as needed. It worked great! Our dog scratched less right away. He has continued to improve so he rarely scratches. The hair has grown back on his paws. We are all much happier.
    By Chamomile T.
    Westchester, NY
    The Product Really Works!
    December 24, 2012
    I have a 17 year-old Yellow Labrador Retriever who had sarcoptic mange. Her skin was itchy and very dry and the hair on her legs was gone from the mange. After one use of the Hexadene Shampoo, there was dramatic improvement. I have been using the product twice a week for the last month. The vet said "she looks amazing" and her hair has almost completely grown back.
    By Mitzi
    allergy relief
    December 24, 2012
    My vet sold me this product to help with my sweet Carrie's allergies. She scratches so much less when this is used. Buying it from Entirely Pets is about half what my vet charged.
    By damy
    good product
    December 6, 2012
    this is a good product and it seems to be doing its job on my dog and her skin.
    By LSG
    Cincinnati, OH
    Great product
    November 30, 2012
    We have a white American Bulldog with skin problems. Our vet recommended this product and we were looking for cheaper prices than his office. We ordered online and we were really glad with the services. We received it quickly and did not have any problems. Will buy more soon!
    By CAB
    Review for Virbac Hexadene Shampoo (16 oz)
    November 19, 2012
    My dog has allergies and this shampoo is what his Allergy doctor wants used on him. Product works great on him and is much cheaper buying from Entirely Pets. Highly recommend.
    By LindaM
    Great Product
    November 13, 2012
    Love this shampoo! My Springer Spaniel has skin allergies and the shampoo really helps control it. It's mild enough that I use it on my other two dogs...smells great also!! Highly recommended! Thank you Entirely Pets for the great price and making this available!!!
    By JoannT
    Hexadene Shampoo
    November 8, 2012
    Works great - our vet recommended it for our dog who has allergies. The shampoo doesn't lather but it does work.
    By boxdude
    Long Beach, Ca
    The Best I've Found...
    November 8, 2012
    My Pekingese has a skin problem. The dermatologist recommended this product and I must agree it works the best of all the others I have tried. I've been using it for about three years now. Give it a try!
    By dodo60
    beaumont, texas
    a necessary shamphoo
    November 7, 2012
    my dog has a allergy to something in the ground. this shamphoo and the conditioner helps keep him off of alergy medicines. he needed it 2-3 times a week - now 1-2 times a week. my older dog hair gets dirty a day or two after a bath. since i started using the shamphoo on her; her skin stays cleaner longer.
    By Benton S.
    November 6, 2012
    I have a West Highland Terrier that has constant allergy problems. I have found this shampoo to be very helpful in keeping the scratching to a minimum. Entirely Pets offers a great price compared to purchasing the product at my Vet's office.

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