Doxepin rinse reduced radiotherapy-associated oral mucositis

  • April 22, 2014

A doxepin hydrochloride rinse was associated with a statistically significant decrease in oral mucositis pain compared with placebo among patients who underwent head and neck radiotherapy, according to results of a randomized phase 3 study.

The effects of the 1-minute rinse were apparent during the entire 4-hour assessment period, researchers wrote.

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