Anthraquinone glycosides + Salicylic acid

Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Mouth ulcer
Adult: Available preparation:
Each mL of solution contains rhubarb extract 50 mg (containing 5 mg of anthraquinone glycosides) and salicylic acid 10 mg

In recurrent cases including ulcers resulting from dentures: Apply onto the affected oral mucosal area 3-4 times daily using a brush applicator. Max treatment duration: 7 days. Medical advice must be considered if no improvement is observed.
Child: ≥16 years Same as adult dose.
Children <16 years.
Special Precautions
Avoid frequent application (particularly in children). Not to be applied on dentures. Children ≥16 years. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Gastrointestinal disorders: Oral or tooth discolouration (temporary).
General disorders and administration site conditions: Burning sensation at the application site (transient).
Immune system disorders: Rarely, allergic reactions.
Description: Anthraquinone glycosides reduce inflammation and salicylic acid is an analgesic. Given together, they exert actions, including antimicrobial, in all inflammatory lesions resulting to symptomatic relief of pain associated with recurrent mouth ulcers.
Store below 25°C.
MIMS Class
Preparations for Oral Ulceration & Inflammation
Joint Formulary Committee. Salicylic Acid with Rhubarb Extract. British National Formulary [online]. London. BMJ Group and Pharmaceutical Press. Accessed 04/08/2020.

Pyralvex Solution (Interphil Laboratories Inc). MIMS Philippines. Accessed 04/08/2020.

Pyralvex Solution, Oromucosal Solution (Mylan Products Ltd.). MHRA. Accessed 04/08/2020.

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