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Magic Mouthwash Side Effects
Newborn was diagnosed with herpangina, prescribed magic mouthwash, are there any side effects? And what if its swallowed
Depends on the RX:
The mouth wash is a specific compound formulated in the pharmacy based on your physician's prescription, ask your doctor if it is too strong, depending on your condition, he may be able to change the strength of the prescription and or change your medication.
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Ingredients: None of the ingredients taste that good. The combination likely leads to something not that pleasant. Magic mouthwash is formulated by the pharmacist in a pharmacy so it isn't formulated to taste great like some over the counter products. The ingredients Diphenhydramine and viscous Lidocaine as well as the antibiotic likely lead to the strong taste. ...Read more
Possibly: The general formula for' magic mouthwash ' is half liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with half milk of magnesia. The Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be absorbed through the tissues in your mouth and cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor and let them know you are having problems with this treatment. Alternatives are available if you discuss them with your doctor or dentist. ...Read more
MagicMouthwash is...: Magic Mouthwash is for coating the inside of one's mouth, and is spit out, not swallowed. If a person does not swallow the mouthwash, and only uses it at most 4-6 times a day, then his body will retain very little of the mouthwash. Thus, teen or adult patients generally can still use over-the-counter cold medications to help with their cold symptoms, if really needed, just for a few days. ...Read more
Many ingredients: Mary's magic mouthwash was initially formulated for patients on chemo therapy for cancer and it is usually a combination of lidocain for pain relief, corticosteroids for suppressing inflamation, antifungal medications to prevent thrusth and antibacterial to prevent gum disease. This can easily be abused due to too many many medications and should not be used routinely unless necessary. ...Read more
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Magic mouthwash: There are many variations to this. I recommend something simple. Mix an equal amount of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) liquid with kaopectate. Then take 1 teaspoon and swish it around in your mouth and spit it out. This mixture will numb and coat your mouth...Good when there are a lot of sores present. Go see your dentist first and see if you need this...Never treat yourself without seeing your dentist first. ...Read more
No: Your 15 year old and your 6 year old have different physiologies and medication dosage requirements. PLEASE discuss use and dosage with your Dentist. ...Read more
Do have to keep going to the doc for my magic mouthwash or is there a commercially made brand now?
Diagnosis is key...: Magic mouthwash is compounded by a pharmacist according to a doctor's prescription; there are no similar products available for purchase over the counter. Although magic mouthwash can provide symptomatic relief from pain of oral disease, it confers no therapeutic benefit. Because some oral mucous membrane conditions have serious health implications, continued surveillance by a doctor is advisable. ...Read more
No such thing: Stay away from product with the solicited name such as "magic" or "miracle" mouthwash. Brush and floss, is the best home regimen. Good periodic cleaning at the dental office is needed. Diagnose the occlusion as the secondary factor. Your general well being also contributed into the gingival health. Consult with your dentist. ...Read more
I was prescribed magic mouthwash. I realized it was overly strong stuff. Now I've noticed my mouth is losing skin layer. Is it related? What to do?
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Cannot: Cannot diagnose your problem over the computer. This is an information source. Would recommend that you see a Dentist, preferably an Oral Medicine specialist. ...Read more
Can u take percocet in the am and than later on use the magic mouthwash that is prescribe to swish swallow is there a drug interaction between the two?
You would do better using 1/4 oregano oil and 1/4 clove oil with 1/2 olive oil for your gums
much better for your gums. You might want to take a saliva test to see what pathogens are in your mouth email me at zeines@aol. Com and I will send you the info for the test... Are you having periodontal problems? ...Read more
My dr wrote a prescription for magic mouthwash, it is not helping my strepthroat at all. Can I take another dose and gargle. So much pain. Cant sleep or eat?
I have strep/mono and was given magic mouthwash. Gargling it hasn't been helping with my tonsil pain at all, can I swab it onto my tonsils instead?
Can I take ibuprofen with a magic mouthwash that contains lidocaine and prednisone that is swallowed?
Take care if over 75: Ibuprofen and prednisone taken together can cause gut irritation or pain and possibly stomach or intestinal bleeding, especially over age 75. Especially if you are over 75, run taking ibuprofen by the doctor who prescribed magic mouthwash - the bleeding risk is a concern. Otherwise, take the ibuprofen with food, take the medications at different times of the day, and don't use together long-term. ...Read more
Tincture of time: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more
Not likely: Cancer sores are a common affliction for many patients. We do not know why it occurs, but some causes are lack of sleep, stress, and allergies. They typically resolve themselves within a few days. The magic mouthwash is just palliative (makes you feel better), by numbing and covering the area. ...Read more