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Amlenox Oral Paste

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Product introduction

Amlenox Oral Paste is used to treat mouth ulcers. It reduces inflammation (swelling), redness, pain and promotes the healing process.

Amlenox Oral Paste is for external use only, so apply where it is needed in oral cavity. The best time to apply the medication is after brushing or post meals and at bedtime. It may cause temporary pain and burning at the application site. But, inform your doctor if this does not go away. If significant healing or pain relief does not occur in other 10 days than you may consult your dentist or physician again.

Uses of Amlenox Oral Paste

Benefits of Amlenox Oral Paste

In Mouth ulcers

Mouth ulcers are small painful sores on inner lips, gums, tongue, roof of the mouth or throat that may interfere with eating, drinking and even talking. Amlenox Oral Paste blocks the release of those chemicals that are responsible for pain sensation and inflammation. It forms a coating over the sores and therefore, provides relief from pain, discomfort and symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling or burning sensation due to mouth ulcers. This makes it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Continue using it as advised by the doctor to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Amlenox Oral Paste

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Amlenox Oral

  • Application site pain

How to use Amlenox Oral Paste

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use

How Amlenox Oral Paste works

Amlenox Oral Paste is an anti-aphthous ulcer medication. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling), redness and pain due to mouth sores/ulcers. It does so by sticking to the wet surfaces of the mouth and forming a protective film over the ulcer/injured surfaces. This speeds up healing.

Safety advice

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Amlenox Oral Paste is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
Information regarding the use of Amlenox Oral Paste during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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No interaction found/established
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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Amlenox Oral Paste for the treatment of mouth ulcers.
  • The best time to apply the medication is after brushing/flossing post meals and at bedtime.
  • Avoid direct contact with the eye. In case of contact, eye should be promptly washed with ample amount of water.
  • It may cause temporary pain and burning at the application site. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • If significant healing/ pain relief has not occurred in 10 days, consult your dentist or physician.
  • Stop using Amlenox Oral Paste and inform your doctor if you notice skin rash, new mouth ulcers or white patches inside your mouth or on your lips.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Pyridochromene Derivetive
Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class
Action Class
Aphthous ulcers

Patient concerns

Mouth ulcers Mouth ulcers
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
It can be vitamin deficiency, lichen planus, traumatic ulcer. Consult a ENT specialist to check throat
Stomatitis mouth ulcers regularly
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
It can be vit deficiency, autoimmune, lichen planus or traumatic. Consult an ENT specialist for proper clinical examination

User feedback


Q. How should I use Amlenox Oral Paste?

No, you should not swallow Amlenox Oral Paste. Just apply a thin layer of Amlenox Oral Paste over the affected area in the mouth with a cotton swab.

Q. How long does it take Amlenox Oral Paste to work?

You can see an improvement in your ulcers within 7 days. However, your doctor will decide the exact dose and duration of your treatment depending on your condition. Follow your doctor’s instructions to get the maximum benefit of Amlenox Oral Paste. Moreover, if you do not find a considerable improvement within the prescribed duration, consult your doctor. It is important to know if your symptoms have worsened with time then stop the medication immediately and consult your doctor.

Q. What foods are bad for mouth ulcers?

Avoid spicy foods, acidic fruit drinks, and very salty foods (such as crisps) which can make the pain and sting worse.

Q. What things to be kept in mind while using Amlenox Oral Paste?

Along with using Amlenox Oral Paste use a soft toothbrush, avoid eating and drinking immediately after applying this medicine, avoid putting dentures or braces back in the mouth for half an hour after applying the gel in your mouth and stop smoking completely.

Q. What causes mouth ulcers?

There is no definite cause behind mouth ulcers. Some of the factors include biting the inside of your mouth; food sensitivities to acidic foods like strawberries, oranges, pineapples; lack of essential vitamins, especially B-12, zinc, folate, and iron; dental braces; using a toothbrush with hard bristles and certain medications.

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Name: Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
Address: Office No. 5119, 5th Floor, 'D' Wing, Oberoi Garden Estates, Chandivili, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400 072.
Country of origin: India

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