Supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse is a custom pharmacy drug that mimics saliva, an aqueous rinse largely composed of an electrolyte solution that is supersaturated with ions (phosphate and calcium) that have antimucositis and analgesic properties. Mucositis is a common complication in stem cell transplantation, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy patients. Supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse has been effective, in some patients, who suffer from mucositis and mucositis-induced pain. Supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse may restore the pH balance of human saliva, which can aid in lubricating the sensitive mucosal tissues of the mouth and tongue, as well as the oropharynx.
Supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse is used orally up to four times a day or as directed by your doctor. Consult with your compounding pharmacist if you have further questions about the properties of supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse during your course. Always follow your doctor's directions. Never use supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse more than your doctor recommends. Never swallow this medication; rinse then spit out. Do not eat or drink anything for at least 15 minutes after use.
Side effects may occur while using most drugs or medications. In general, patients tolerate supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse very well with no side effects. However, you should always be prepared for possible side effects. Ask your doctor about how supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse might affect you. See your doctor if you experience anything that seems to be increasing in intensity or persisting.
As with all drugs and medications, anyone considering the use of supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse should first make an appointment for a complete physical with their doctor. A medical screening such as a physical with accompanying blood tests will provide knowledge on your current state of health and your doctor can then decide if supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse will be safe, or appropriate, for your use.
Supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse is possibly contraindicated for the following conditions and/or situations, etc.:
Supersaturated calcium phosphate oral rinse is possibly contraindicated for other conditions, diseases, medical situations, drug interactions, etc. Talk to your doctor and get more information on all contraindications.
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