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Side effects of amlexanox

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Aphthasol (amlexanox): Aphthasol (amlexanox) appears to have been discontinued in the US but not all countries. I was not able to determine the reason that it was discontin ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Aphthasol (amlexanox): Has anti-allergic & anti-inflammatory effects. Is used for aphthous ulcers (canker sores) & bronchial asthma.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Discontinued In USA: AMLEXANOX WAS USED IN usa for canker sores.It is an Anti Inflammatory,Anti Allergy In USA it was patenteIN 1994 It was never approved for Asthma Treat ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Pharma decision: Studies with Amlexanox in treating asthma including Aspirin sensitive asthma have been published in japanese medical journals since 1989. I suspect ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Apthasol ointment helps, but avoid triggering foods.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
No: Using Amlexanox for you canker sore will not effect your weight loss because your canker sores heal quickly, less than 10 day. You are using this med ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience in Pathology
Yes: The medication has two function: anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic. Remember that canker sores (aphthous ulcers) are different from herpes ulcers (c ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Too vague: A question. Different pills/meds have different effects as well side effects.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Side effects: Many and varied!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Same as any alcohol: Less likely to cause hangover, but causes the same liver inflammation, scarring and damage as any other form of alcohol, as well as damage to esophagu ... Read More
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