Lycoderm Compounding Pharmacy


Dental compounds














Tranexamic acid mouth wash

Tranexamic acid 4.8% used as a mouthwash has been used successfully to prevent postsurgical bleeding after oral surgery without dose modification of oral anticoagulants.

J Oral Maxillofac Surg 1993 Nov;51(11):1211-6
Prevention of postsurgical bleeding in oral surgery using tranexamic acid without dose modification of oral anticoagulants.

Ramstrom G, Sindet-Pedersen S, Hall G, Blomback M, Alander U
Department of Oral and Jaw Diseases, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Miracle Mouthwashes

Compounding dental mouthwashes or rinses may offer numerous advantages over commercially available dosage forms. Compounded preparations include preparations to treat burning mouth syndrome, anaesthetic mouthwashes, analgesic mouthwashes and various others.

Dry Mouth Syndrome

Radiation therapy patients commonly suffer from loss of saliva (xerostomia) or dry mouth. We can compound saliva stimulants or artifical saliva.

Aust Dent J 2002 Sep;47(3):249-53
An investigation into the use of pilocarpine as a sialagogue in patients with radiation induced xerostomia.

Frydrych AM, Davies GR, Slack-Smith LM, Heywood J.
School of Dentistry, The University of Western Australia, Crawley

Chemotherapy-induced mucositis

A three-drug mouthwash (lidocaine, diphenhydramine and sodium bicarbonate in normal saline) can provide effective symptomatic relief in patients with chemotherapy-induced mucositis.

Support Care Cancer. 2000 Jan;8(1):55-8
Efficacy of treatment to relieve mucositis-induced discomfort.

Turhal NS, Erdal S, Karacay S.
Department of Medicine, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.