Amlexanox (Aphthasol) for Canker Sore
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Definition: Amlexanox (trade name Aphthasol) is a medication with antiallergic and anti-inflammatory effects used in the treatment of aphthous ulcers (canker sores). Amlexanox is also available in Japan as oral tablets (trade name Solfa) for treatment of bronchial asthma, where it has been marketed by the Takeda Pharmaceutical Company since 1987, though Aphthtab by Egyptian Eva pharma also exist. An aphthous ulcer, also known as a canker sore, is a type of mouth ulcer which presents as a painful open sore inside the mouth or upper throat characterized by a break in the mucous membrane. Its cause is unknown, but they are not contagious. The condition is also known as aphthous stomatitis, and alternatively as Sutton's Disease, especially in the case of major, multiple, or recurring ulcers. (SOURCE: Wikipedia)
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