Gelclair Povidone, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycyrrhetinic Acid and/or alternatives
GelclairMarketed as Gelclair Concentrated Gel for Dilution in European Union Manufacturer: Brand Name Manufacturer Source Country : United Kingdom
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Description of Gelclair
Gelclair is a combination medication that contains three different drugs with generic names, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Povidone, and Sodium Hyaluronate. It belongs to a group of drugs known as miscellaneous topical agents. Gelclair is available in the form of bioadherent oral gel. It is supplied in a sachet. Each Gelclair sachet is equivalent to one dose. The drug is a prescription medication; you need to consult your doctor before you buy Gelclair online.
Indications & Dosage of Gelclair
Gelclair is indicated to provide relief from mouth pain and irritation of the mucosal surfaces of the mouth that may be caused due to radiotherapy, oral disease, or cancer chemotherapy. The drug is also used for soothing oral lesions caused by aging or surgery. Gelclair is also indicated in the treatment of traumatic ulcers that may be caused by ill-fitting dentures or braces.
The compounds Sodium Hyaluronate and Povidone in the medication form a protective covering on the oral mucous membranes to cover exposed and sensitive nerve endings and prevent their overstimulation while speaking, eating or drinking. This action of the drug helps provide relief from oral pain.
Your doctor will give you specific instructions regarding use of the medication. Take one sachet of Gelclair and pour it into an empty glass. Add 40mL of water and stir it. Rinse your mouth, tongue, teeth, palate, oral tissue and inside of cheeks thoroughly with the solution. Gargle and spit out.
Side Effects & Interactions of Gelclair
Like all other drugs, Gelclair may also cause mild to severe side effects in some patients. However, not all people who use this medication experience side effects. As a matter of fact, many people who use this drug do not complain about any side effects.
Some people may experience severe side effects such as swelling of the face, tongue, mouth or lips, or difficulty breathing after using the medication. This is not a complete list of side effects. To know about all side effects associated with Gelclair, refer to the information leaflet provided with the medicine. Stop using the medication and consult your doctor if you experience severe side effect after taking a dose of Gelclair.
Gelclair is intended to be applied topically in the mouth to create a protective layer on the mucous membrane inside the mouth. It is not to be swallowed. There are no reported drug interactions of Gelclair at this point in time. However, the risk of drug interaction cannot be ruled out completely.
Before you buy Gelclair, tell the doctor about every medicine you are using which includes prescription drugs, over the counter medications, and herbal supplements. Do not start taking any new medication or change the dosage of any medication you are taking without consulting your doctor.
Warnings & Precautions of Gelclair
You should not use Gelclair if you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in it. Tell the doctor if you have any allergies to any food, substances or medicines. Also inform your doctor about your medical history about any medical condition you have before starting the treatment.
Pregnant women, nursing mothers or women planning to get pregnant should buy Gelclair only after learning about the benefits and risks of using the drug from their doctor. You will start experiencing relief from pain or irritation from the first use of medication. If you don’t see any improvement in symptoms even after using Gelclair for a week, you should inform your doctor.