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Medications for Aphthous Ulcer

Drugs associated with Aphthous Ulcer

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Aphthous Ulcer: These small sensitive painful craters in the mouth are common canker sores. There are many possible causes of apthous ulcers and frequently the cause is unknown.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
triamcinolone Rx C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

Brand names:  Oralone, Trianex, Pediaderm TA

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Oralone Rx C N Add review
9.0

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
dexamethasone Rx C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Brand names:  Zema Pak, De-Sone LA

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Anbesol Rx/OTC C N Add review
9.0

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Orajel Rx/OTC C N 1 review
6.0

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
FIRST Mouthwash BLM Rx N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aluminum hydroxide / diphenhydramine / lidocaine / magnesium hydroxide / simethicone topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: interactions,

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
benzocaine Rx/OTC C N 1 review
7.0

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Brand names:  Anbesol, Orajel, Orabase, Zilactin-B, Benzo-Jel, Kank-a, Ora film, Topical Anesthetic Dental Gel, Cepacol Sore Throat & Coating, Dent-O-Kain, Super Dent Topical Anesthetic Gel

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Trianex Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Orabase Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Zema Pak Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Zilactin-B Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
De-Sone LA Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pediaderm TA Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: triamcinolone topical

Drug class: topical steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Benzo-Jel Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Kank-a Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Ora film Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Topical Anesthetic Dental Gel Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Cepacol Sore Throat & Coating Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Dent-O-Kain Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Super Dent Topical Anesthetic Gel Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: benzocaine topical

Drug class: topical anesthetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
benzalkonium chloride / benzocaine OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: benzalkonium chloride / benzocaine topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
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Alternative treatments for Aphthous Ulcer

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Aphthous Ulcer. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Aphthous Ulcer.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Canker Sores; Mouth Ulcer; Ulcer, aphthous

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