Anthraquinone glycosides + Salicylic acid


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Pain or irritation of the mouth and throat.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : Mouth Per mL soln contains rhubarb extract 50 mg (containing 5 mg of anthraquinone glycosides) and salicylic acid 10 mg: Apply 3-4 times/day using a brush applicator.
Dosage Details
Mouth/Throat
Pain or irritation of the mouth and throat
Adult: Per ml of solution containing 50 mg rhubarb extract (containing 5 mg of anthraquinone glycosides) and 10 mg salicylic acid: Apply onto the affected oral mucosal area 3-4 times daily using a brush applicator.
Child: >12 yr: Per ml of solution containing 50 mg rhubarb extract (containing 5 mg of anthraquinone glycosides) and 10 mg salicylic acid: Apply onto the affected oral mucosal area 3-4 times daily using a brush applicator.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy. May be excreted in breast milk; caution when used in lactating mothers. Not to be applied directly onto dentures; dentures to be re-fitted at least 30 minutes after drug application. Frequent admin in children may lead to salicylate poisoning.
Adverse Reactions
Transient local burning sensation after application. Temporary discolouration of teeth or oral mucosa may occur.
Overdosage
Local application is unlikely to cause overdosage. Accidental systemic overdose following oral ingestion may lead to abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, hyperventilation, tinnitus, deafness, vasodilatation and sweating.
Action
Description: Anthraquinone glycosides reduce inflammation and salicylic acid is an analgesic. Given together, they are used for pain relief associated with recurrent mouth ulcers and denture irritation.
Storage
Store <25°C.
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