Pharmacological treatment of burning mouth syndrome: A review and update.

  title={Pharmacological treatment of burning mouth syndrome: A review and update.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Paz M{\'i}nguez Serra and C{\'e}sar Salort Llorca and Francisco Javier Silvestre Donat},
  journal={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  volume={12 4},
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is defined as a burning sensation in the tongue or in any other region of the oral mucosa, in the absence of specific oral lesions. The present study reviews the pharmacological treatments used in the last 10 years to reduce the symptoms of BMS, and assesses the efficacy and safety of pharmacological interventions destined to alleviate the symptoms of BMS. To this effect, searches were made in the following databases: Micromedex, Cochrane Database and PubMed… CONTINUE READING
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