Lexanox Paste 5gm

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INTRODUCTION

LEXANOX PASTE contains Amlexanox which belongs to the group of medicines called Antiallergic agents. LEXANOX PASTE is used in adults to treat minor aphthous ulcers (shallow sore inside the mouth).

LEXANOX PASTE is not recommended for use in patients allergic to Amlexanox. Before applying LEXANOX PASTE, inform your doctor if you have kidney problems (such as renal impairment), and/or liver problems (hepatic impairment).

LEXANOX PASTE is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. It is also not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) and in elderly patients (due to lack of data on safety and efficacy).

The most common side effects of applying LEXANOX PASTE are pain, stinging and/or burning sensation at the site of application. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

USES OF LEXANOX PASTE

  • Treats minor aphthous ulcers in adult patients

HOW LEXANOX PASTE WORKS

LEXANOX PASTE inhibits the synthesis of various mediators of inflammation (such as histamine and leukotrienes from various cells in the body) which results in decreased inflammatory activity with swelling and redness associated with minor aphthous ulcers thus treating the decrease in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply LEXANOX PASTE as directed by your physician. It is for oral cavity use only. Apply a thin layer of this medicine on the affected area gently. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LEXANOX PASTE

COMMON

  • pain, stinging and/or burning sensation at the site of application

UNCOMMON

  • contact/oral mucositis (inflammatory mucosal reaction)
  • dry lips, bumps on lip
  • nausea, diarrhea
  • contact dermatitis (itchy rash caused by substance/allergic reaction)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating heavily rich or spicy food. Stay hydrated. Consult and inform your doctor if it persists for long or worsens with time.

Diarrhoea:

Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating heavily rich or spicy food. Drink Oral Rehydration Solution to compensate for the loss of water and minerals. Stay hydrated. Consult and inform your doctor if it persists for long or worsens with time.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

LEXANOX PASTE is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

LEXANOX PASTE is not recommended for use in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

LEXANOX PASTE is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or use machinery. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

KIDNEY

LEXANOX PASTE should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems such as renal impairment. Consult your doctor before applying LEXANOX PASTE.

LIVER

LEXANOX PASTE should be used with caution in patients with liver problems such as hepatic impairment. Consult your doctor before using applying LEXANOX PASTE.

ALLERGY

Do not apply LEXANOX PASTE if you are allergic to Amlexanox and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in Pediatrics:

LEXANOX PASTE is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Consult your doctor before using LEXANOX PASTE.

Use in Geriatrics:

LEXANOX PASTE is not recommended for use in elderly patients due to insufficient data on safety and efficacy. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you use, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, and herbal supplements.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else applies too much of LEXANOX PASTE or accidentally swallows it, consult your doctor or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose includes nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Amlexanox
Pharmacological Category :   H1 Receptor Antagonist
Therapeutic Indication :   Minor aphthous ulcers         
Dosage Forms :   Paste, Oral Paste

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep LEXANOX PASTE out of reach of children
  • Store LEXANOX PASTE at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT LEXANOX PASTE

What is LEXANOX PASTE and why it is used?

LEXANOX PASTE contains Amlexanox which belongs to the group of medicines called Antiallergic agents. LEXANOX PASTE is generally used in adults to treat minor aphthous ulcers (shallow sore inside the mouth).

How LEXANOX PASTE works?

LEXANOX PASTE inhibits the synthesis of various mediators of inflammation (such as histamine and leukotrienes from various cells in the body) which results in decreased inflammatory activity with swelling and redness associated with minor aphthous ulcers thus treating the decrease in affected individuals.

How LEXANOX PASTE should be applied?

Always apply LEXANOX PASTE as directed by your physician. It is for oral cavity use only. Apply a thin layer of this medicine on the affected area gently. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

What are the most common side effects of applying LEXANOX PASTE?

The most common side effects of applying LEXANOX PASTE are pain, stinging and/or burning sensation at the site of application. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

Can LEXANOX PASTE be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women?

No, LEXANOX PASTE is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

REFERENCES

1. Martindale. The Complete Drug Reference. Thirty-sixth Edition. Bronchodilators and Anti-asthma Drugs. Page 1115.

2. Amlexanox. NIH National Library of Medicine. National center of biotechnology Information. PubChem. November 2022. [Accessed on 29th Nov 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Amlexanox#section=Metabolism-Metabolites

3. Mylan IRE Healthcare Limited. Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA). [Revised in February 2019] [Accessed on 29th November 2022] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/Licence_PA2010-054-001_08022019152359.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    15 g
    Ingredient
    AMLEXANOX 50 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049087
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Lexanox Paste 5gm

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