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Oraways Oral Paste

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Product introduction

Oraways Oral Paste belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used for the treatment of mouth ulcers. It provides relief from swelling and redness in the affected area.

Oraways Oral Paste should be applied on the site of lesion inside the mouth. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before and after applying the medicine. Make sure not to swallow the medication. Do not stop using it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. You must avoid eating, drinking, or smoking for at least 30 minutes after using it. Do not use it for longer than your doctor has told you to and let him or her know if your condition does not improve after 2 to 4 weeks of treatment.

The medicine is generally safe to use with minimal side effects. Occasionally it may cause application site irritation.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way this medicine works, but talk to your doctor before using it if you have recently used another cream that contains a steroid. This paint should only be used if it is clearly needed if you are pregnant. Ask your doctor if it is safe.

Uses of Oraways Oral Paste

Benefits of Oraways Oral Paste

In Treatment of 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. Oraways Oral Paste blocks chemicals in our brain that are responsible for pain sensation and inflammation. Therefore it provides relief from pain, discomfort, and symptoms of inflammation such as redness or swelling 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 Oraways 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 Oraways

  • Application site irritation
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Oraways 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 Oraways Oral Paste works

Oraways Oral Paste is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling), redness and pain in the mouth. It does so by sticking to the wet surfaces of the mouth and forming a protective film over the ulcer/injured surfaces.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oraways Oral Paste may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Oraways Oral Paste during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Oraways Oral Paste for the treatment of ulcers of the mouth.
  • Apply a thin amount to the affected areas of your mouth after meals and at bedtime, but don't rub it in.
  • Do not eat or drink immediately after applying the medication.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if your don't see any improvement after 1 week of use.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with drugs

Taking Oraways with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Serious
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Serious
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FAQs

Q. What is Oraways Oral Paste used for?

Oraways Oral Paste belongs to a group of medicines known as steroids. It is used to relieve the pain, swelling and redness associated with mouth ulcers that are not caused by herpes.

Q. Is it OK to swallow Oraways Oral Paste?

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

Q. How should I use Oraways Oral Paste?

Oraways Oral Paste should be used as directed by the doctor. This medicine should be used only inside the mouth. Take a small amount of Oraways Oral Paste over a cotton swab and apply a uniform, thin layer of Oraways Oral Paste over the affected area. Avoid rubbing the area as it may irritate the ulcers.

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

Oraways Oral Paste is generally prescribed for a duration of 7 days. You should start to feel better within this duration. 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 Oraways 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. Is Oraways Oral Paste effective?

Oraways Oral Paste is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Oraways Oral Paste too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

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References

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Name: Mankind Pharma Ltd
Address: 208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: August, 2025

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