Orajel Mouth Gel, 5.3g
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We mention that this treatment option is best for those with patience because the tablets can be incredibly difficult to keep in place on your mouth ulcer, plus they take a long time to dissolve. If your mouth ulcer is in an awkward place, you’ll probably want to sit quietly with a mirror nearby so you can be sure the tablet is dissolving in the right place! However, the faff will be worth it because they are extremely efficient at clearing up mouth ulcers. dry mouth (xerostomia), which can be caused by medicines, breathing through the mouth, and oxygen therapy Stop using the gel and seek immediate medical help if you get a rash, swelling of the lips, tongue, face or have difficulty breathing. These effects may be symptoms of a severe allergic reaction which is very rare.
Talk to a doctor or pharmacist if this bothers you or does not go away. Common side effects with sore throat and dental treatmentsIf you have any concerns about specific mouth problems, speak to the patient’s GP, district nurse or specialist nurse, and consider referring them to a dentist. Below are some ways you can help manage mouth problems. Dry mouth Common side effects happen in more than 1 in 100 people. They're usually mild and do not last long.
Having a drink or rinsing after eating can help make sure there’s no food debris which might agitate the mouth. About one in seven babies develop oral thrush during childhood. It's most common when they are under 12 weeks old.The usual dose for children aged 12 and older is up to 5 lozenges a day. Adults can have up to 10 a day. If you do get any side effects, even those not mentioned above, tell your doctor, dentist or pharmacist.
Chlorhexidine treatments are generally very safe. Many people use them without having any side effects at all. Side effects with skin treatments Use your dental treatment at a different time of day to when you brush your teeth. This is because toothpaste can stop chlorhexidine working properly. You are taking antibiotics called sulphonamides, for example co-trimoxazole, as benzocaine may prevent them from working well.Give mouth care when the patient is semi-upright, to avoid choking. If that’s not possible, make sure fluid isn’t building up in their mouth as you give mouth care. Wash your hands before and after using the ointment, gel or liquid. Ointment, gel or liquid for mouth ulcers Ask the patient's GP, district nurse or specialist nurse about treatment. Physiotherapy can help with positioning and suctioning. Speech and language therapists can advise on safe swallowing techniques. When to ask for help