Clinical evaluation of benzydamine, chlorhexidine, and placebo mouthwashes in the management of recurrent aphthous stomatitis.

@article{Matthews1987ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evaluation of benzydamine, chlorhexidine, and placebo mouthwashes in the management of recurrent aphthous stomatitis.},
  author={Robyn Matthews and Crispian M Scully and B. G. H. Levers and William S Hislop},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology},
  year={1987},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={189-91}
}
Eighteen patients with minor recurrent aphthous stomatitis were given alcoholic benzydamine hydrochloride, aqueous chlorhexidine, or a benzydamine-free placebo mouthwash in random order. Each patient used each preparation for a 3-month period. Ulcer diaries were marked at the same time each week during the 9-month test period. Records were made of the number, size, sites, and pain severity of any ulcers present. Statistical analysis of the results showed no significant differences between any… CONTINUE READING

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