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15g Mouth Gel in Tube
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Orahelp Mouth Gel is a topical gel. It contains a combination of two ingredients, Choline salicylate and Lidocaine (also called lignocaine). This gel provides temporary relief from pain and discomfort due to mouth ulcers, dentures or dental attachments like dental braces. Orahelp Mouth Gel is meant for topical application and should not be swallowed....
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|Contains||Choline Salicylate(8.7 %),Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %)|
|Side effects||Buring, itching, readness|
|Classification||DRUGS FOR APHTHOUS ULCERS|
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Uses of Orahelp Gel
Orahelp Mouth Gel is used to provide temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with mouth ulcers or injury due to any dental attachments.
Contraindications of Orahelp Gel
- If you are allergic to Lidocaine or Choline Salicylate or any other ingredients of this gel.
- If you have stomach ulcers or ulcers in any part of your gut or digestive tract.
- If you have asthma or any airway or lung-related problem.
- It should not be used in children and adolescents under the age of 16.
Side effects of Orahelp Gel
Precautions and Warnings of Orahelp Gel
Can I apply Orahelp Mouth Gel during pregnancy?
Components of this medicine are known to be unsafe in pregnancy. Thus, this gel should not be used in pregnant women and someone who may be pregnant.
Can I apply Orahelp Mouth Gel while breastfeeding?
Orahelp Mouth Gel passes into human milk. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have applied Orahelp Mouth Gel?
This gel is to be applied topically, and it is less likely to affect your driving abilities.
Can I consume alcohol with Orahelp Mouth Gel?
Alcohol should be avoided if there are any mouth ulcers or inflammation in the mouth as it can make the ulcer more painful. Alcohol as such does not interact with this gel.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You are taking aspirin or other salicylate-containing medicines as this gel already contains salicylate.
- You have a fever, headache, nausea, vomiting and sore throat after treatment with this medicine.
- Avoid contact with eyes, nose and do not swallow it while applying it in the mouth.
- Orahelp Mouth Gel can cause numbness of the tongue. Hence, care should be taken while eating or drinking hot foods.
- You experience any discomfort after the application of this gel.
- Be careful when having hot liquid or food as components of this gel numb the surface of your mouth and make it easier to burn.
Mode of Action of Orahelp Gel
How Does It Work?
- Choline salicylate has anti-inflammatory properties. It works by blocking the action of chemical substances that are responsible for pain and inflammation.
- Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic as it numbs the area where it is applied. It works by stopping nerves from sending pain signals to your brain.
Directions for Use of Orahelp Gel
- Use Orahelp Mouth Gel as directed by your doctor.
- Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.
- Take a small amount of gel onto your fingertip or a cotton bud.
- Wipe it gently across the surface of your mouth ulcer.
- You should not eat or drink anything for 30 minutes after applying this gel.
- It is strictly for local (topical) application only and should not be swallowed.
Interactions of Orahelp Gel
Interactions with other medicines
- This gel is unlikely to interact with other medicines. However, you should tell your doctor if you are taking other medicines, herbal preparations or supplements.
- Orahelp Mouth Gel may interfere with thinning blood medicines (Warfarin, Heparin, etc.) and medicines that are used to treat gout or a type of arthritis due to uric acid deposits in joints (colchicine, etc.)....
- Avoid the application of any other topical products after the application of this gel to avoid any possible side effects.
Storage and disposal of Orahelp Gel
- Store Orahelp Mouth Gel below 30°C in a clean and dry place.
- Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
Dosage of Orahelp Gel
The excess of this gel may lead to salicylate toxicity, symptoms of which may include dizziness, ringing in the ears and deafness. If you experience any of the symptoms or if you have swallowed this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
Missing a dose of Orahelp Mouth Gel may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you have missed an application, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine to compensate for the missed dose....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I use Orahelp Mouth Gel in elderly people?
A: Yes, Orahelp Mouth Gel can be used in elderly patients only after consulting the doctor.
Q: I am a diabetic patient. Can I use Orahelp Mouth Gel?
A: Yes, this gel can be used in a diabetic patient but with precaution. It is mandatory to consult and inform the doctor.
Q: What is the use of Orahelp Mouth Gel?
A: Orahelp Mouth Gel is used to provide short-term relief from pain and discomfort due to mouth ulcers, dentures or dental attachments like dental braces.
Q: Can I consume food after applying Orahelp Mouth Gel?
A: You should avoid the immediate consumption of food and fluids after the application of this gel. There are changes you may burn yourself since it numbs the surface of your mouth, thus avoid consuming hot liquid and food as well.
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