Pharmacologic Therapy for Common Mucosal Conditions

Appendix A Pharmacologic Therapy for Common Mucosal Conditions

Medication How to Prescribe
Topical Immunosuppressive Agents
Triamcinolone 0.1% dental paste*
(not appropriate for diffuse lesions)
Apply to affected site 3–4 times a day; methylcellulose is an effective covering agent, although steroid is only medium strength
Fluocinolone 0.05% gel
Clobetasol 0.05% gel
Betamethasone 0.05% gel
Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment
Dry area, apply to affected site 3–4 times a day; no food or drink for 20 min after
OR
Place gel in stent and wear for 15–30 min, 2–3 times a day
Dexamethasone elixir 0.5 mg/5mL
Prednisolone syrup (15 mg/5mL)
Tacrolimus solution (5 mg/mL)
Cyclosporine (100 mg/mL)
Dispense 300 mL; swish 5 mL (dexamethasone, tacrolimus or cyclosporine), or 5–15 mL (prednisolone) for 3 min (timed) and spit out, 3–4 times a day; no food or drink for 2/>

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Jan 12, 2015 | Posted by in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology | Comments Off on Pharmacologic Therapy for Common Mucosal Conditions
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