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Medications for Mucositis

Drugs associated with Mucositis

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

What is Mucositis: Inflammation of a mucous membrane. Oral mucositis is a common complication of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Peridex Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: chlorhexidine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
chlorhexidine Rx/OTC C N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: chlorhexidine topical

Brand names:  Peridex, Periogard, Denti-Rinse, PerioChip, Acclean

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
Gelclair Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: sodium hyaluronate topical

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

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Periogard Rx/OTC C N 1 review
10

Generic name: chlorhexidine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
NeutraSal Rx/OTC N N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: saliva substitutes topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: side effects

 
Caphosol Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: saliva substitutes topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Salivart Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: saliva substitutes topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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saliva substitutes Rx/OTC N N 4 reviews
9.0

Generic name: saliva substitutes topical

Brand names:  NeutraSal, Caphosol, Salivart, Aquoral

Drug class: mouth and throat products

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Kepivance Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: palifermin systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous uncategorized agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Denti-Rinse Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: chlorhexidine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Aquoral Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: saliva substitutes topical

Drug class: mouth and throat products

For consumers: side effects

 
palifermin Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: palifermin systemic

Brand name:  Kepivance

Drug class: miscellaneous uncategorized agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
PerioChip Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: chlorhexidine topical

Drug class: antiseptic and germicides, mouth and throat products

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
sodium hyaluronate Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: sodium hyaluronate topical

Brand name:  Gelclair

Drug class: miscellaneous topical agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

 
Acclean Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: chlorhexidine topical

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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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.

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