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Dexamethasone oral ointment 0.1 % from Japan for stomatitis and glossitis (glucocorticoid, corticosteroid)
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General information on Japanese Dexamethasone oral ointment 0.1 % from Japan for stomatitis and glossitis (glucocorticoid, corticosteroid)
Package details: 10 tubes * 2 g each
Manufacturer:Nippon Kayaku Co. Ltd., Japan
Active ingredient: dexamethasone (chemical formula C22H29FO5)
Medical effect: dexamethasone ointment is effective for the treatment of refractory stomatitis and glossitis with erosion or ulcer.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with oral infections.
Do not apply the ointment to eye area. Avoid eating or drinking for a while after applying the ointment.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medication and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Dexamethasone oral ointment 0.1% from Japan (corticosteroid)
For adults: use the ointment once to several times a day. Wipe clean the affected area, then apply an appropriate amount of the medicine to the affected area. The doctor in charge may adjust the dosage according to patient’s symptoms or age.
How effective is Dexamethasone oral ointment 0.1 % from Japan for stomatitis and glossitis (glucocorticoid, corticosteroid)?
Dexamethasone is a synthetic pregnane corticosteroid and derivative of hydrocortisone. It works as an agonist of the glucocorticoid receptorwhile having minimal mineralocorticoid activity. By preventing infection-fighting polymorphonuclear leukocytes from traveling to the inflammation area, dexamethasone significantly reduces inflammation and swelling.
Who should use Dexamethasone oral ointment 0.1% from Japan?
Dexamethasone oral ointment is effective for the treatment of refractory stomatitis and glossitis with erosion or ulcer. Studies showed that this medicine is safe, generally well-tolerated and effective for the treatment of recurrent aphthous ulcers in patients who had more than two episodes of oral aphthous stomatitis per year (Zheng Yang, Miaojuan Li et al. Hyaluronic acid versus dexamethasone for the treatment of recurrent aphthous stomatitis in children: efficacy and safety analysis // The Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2020; 53(8): e9886).