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Mucosamin mouthwash treatment comes in a 250ml bottle and is designed to become part of your daily routine before and throughout your treatment. The mouthwash helps to protect the sensitive mucosal layer in your mouth. It is recommended that you use around 5-10ml of the Mucosamin mouthwash 3-4 times a day everyday keeping it in your mouth for 1 minute each time.
Mucosamin has been formulated to help in the regeneration of oral mucosa. It’s also used to help with the process of healing areas with then the mouth when ulcerations have appeared. As will as helping to heal the mouth it will also help to reduce sensitivity within the mouth.
Your cancer care team will recommend suitable treatment for you. This might include painkillers or medicines to ease pain. They also might recommend a mouthwash or spray. The mouthwash or spray you are usually given will be Mucosamin and this can help to prevent, relieve and treat oral mucositis caused by radiotherapy or chemotherapy. Mucosamin helps to prevent oral mucositis developing, reduce symptoms of dry mouth, relieves pain and helps to heal lesions.
Read more about Mucosamin and the benefits of using these products.
You can also read more about this treatment by visiting the manufacture’s website.
Alongside its healing properties, Mucosamin forms a soothing layer to reduce pain and help your mouth to feel hydrated.
How does it work?
Mucosamin helps to:
Mucosamin is made up of two main components; Hyaluronic acid (HA) and amino acids.
Hyaluronic acid (HA)
HA acts as an antioxidant to protect tissues from damaging free radicals, and provides a ‘scaffold’ to allow wounds to heal.
Meanwhile, amino acids assist HA to help ulcers to heal properly and maintain a healthy mucosal layer.
What is Oral Mucositis? Oral mucositis is the inflammation of the mouth or your gut causing it to be sore and inflamed. What causes Oral Mucositis? Mucositis is usually a side effect to cancer therapy, it develops when cancer treatment which is killing cancer cells also kills the healthy cells, leading to sores and infection. […]