Aphthasol (amlexanox oral paste), the first Rx drug approved for aphthous ulcers

    Patients will be asking about Aphthasol (amlexanox oral paste), the first Rx drug approved for aphthous ulcers.

    These ulcers are thought to be caused by an autoimmune reaction...not by herpes, like fever blisters or cold sores.

    Aphthasol reduces inflammation and allergic reactions...probably by inhibiting histamines, leukotrienes, etc.

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