Gelclair

Gelclair

Manufacturer:

Helsinn

Distributor:

American Taiwan Biopharm
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Sodium hyaluronate, polyvinylpryrrolidone (PVP), glycyrrhetinic acid.
Description
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: Water, Maltodextrin, Propylene Glycol, Polyvinylpryrrolidone (PVP), Sodium hyaluronate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Disodium Edetate, Benzalkonium Chloride, Flavoring, Saccharin Sodium, Glycyrrhetinic Acid.
Indications/Uses
Gelclair helps the management of painful symptoms of mucositis of the oropharyngeal cavity. Gelclair, used as a mouthwash, forms a protective film that helps to provide pain relief, soothing mouth lesions including those caused by medication, disease, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, oral surgery, traumatic ulcers caused by dental braces and dentures and ageing.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Gelclair should be used 3 times a day or as needed. Avoid eating or drinking for at least 30-60 minutes following treatment.
Pour the entire contents of the single-dose Gelclair sachet into a glass and add approximately 40 ml of water (3 tablespoonfuls). Stir mixture well and use at once. Rinse around the mouth for at least one minute or as long as possible to coat tongue, palate, throat, inside of cheeks and all oral tissue thoroughly. Gargle and spit out. Discard any unused mouthwash.
In patients which are not able to rinse and gargle (e.g. young children) it is suggested to apply the product directly into the mouth by using a sponge or swab.
Overdosage
No cases of overdose have been reported.
Contraindications
The use of Gelclair is contra-indicated in any patient with a known history of hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Warnings
Do not use the product if the sachet is damaged or has reached its expiry date. Treatment should be discontinued after 4 weeks. The device does not affect the ability to drive or use machine. Do not swallow.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
May be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Side Effects
No adverse effects have been reported in clinical trials with the use of Gelclair.
Drug Interactions
There are no known interactions with medicinal or other products. However, it may reduce the absorption of sublingual drugs; in case of use of this kind of drugs, consult the doctor.
Caution For Usage
Avoid eating or drinking for at least 30-60 minutes after use. Do not use any packet that is not intact (torn, split, or otherwise damaged in any way). If no improvement is noticed after 7 days, consult a physician.
Storage
Store at room temperature, out of direct sunlight. The gel may become a little darker and thicker over time, but this does not affect its efficacy or safety.
ATC Classification
D11AX - Other dermatologicals ; Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
MEDICAL DEVICE - Healthcare Device
Presentation/Packing
Concentration oral rinse gel (sachet) 15 mL x 15's.
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