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October 14, 2020
What is Magic Mouthwash?

What is Magic Mouthwash?

What is magic mouthwash? Well, it is the name of a liquid that people use to treat mouth sores produced by some ways of radiation therapy and chemotherapy.  Mouth sores, also called oral mucositis, can be very painful, resulting in an inability to eat, swallow, or speak. It doesn’t have a conventional formula, but it commonly includes at least three of these essential ingredients:   Anticholinergic or antihistamine agents, which may help relieve pain. It can have a corticosteroid to treat inflammation. An antibiotic to kill bacteria around the sore. A local anesthetic to reduce discomfort and […]