Find out how Mucosamin can help you, pre treatment, during treatment and post treatment to provide relief from symptoms, and aid with the healing process.
What is Mucosamin® used for?
Muscosamin® is used to relieve the symptoms of mucositis, protect and treat the healthy lining of your mouth, vagina, or rectum before, during and after cancer treatment (radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy).
Mucositis is a common side effect of cancer treatment and can cause the lining of your mouth, gut, vagina, or rectum to become sore and inflamed.
Mucosamin® Mouthwash and Mucosamin® Oral Spray treat dry mouth and oral mucositis induced by cancer treatment; chemotherapy, radiotherapy or both, oral lesions and inflammation of the mouth following oral surgery and burning mouth syndrome.
Mucosamin® Rectal Gel is a soothing gel to treat and relieve the symptoms of actinic proctitis and proctitis, which are caused as a result of cancer treatment, such as, radiotherapy (actinic proctitis) and chemotherapy (proctitis, which can also be caused by combined treatments of chemotherapy and radiotherapy).
Mucosamin® Vaginal Cream is a soothing cream to treat and relieve the symptoms of vulvovaginitis, which is caused as a result of cancer treatments, such as, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Who can use Mucosamin®?
Patients who are experiencing mucositis side effects from cancer treatment from chemotherapy or radiation. The Mouthwash and Oral spray can also be used for patients following oral surgery, or those suffering from dry mouth.
Can Mucosamin® be used by children?
Yes, it is safe to use with children. Mucosamin® Mouthwash should be used when the child is able to control when they swallow, 6 years onwards.
What does Mucosamin® contain?
Sodium hyaluronate and synthetic amino acids -glycine, L-Proline, L-Leucine, L-Lysine HCL – these amino acids assist in the process of wound repair and act as an antioxidant1 – this means that they can protect healthy tissues (mucosa) from damage caused by reactive oxygen species while supporting wound healing.
How often should I use Mucosamin®?
Mucosamin® mouthwash and Mucosamin® spray can be used 3 to 4 times a day. Mucosamin® rectal gel and vaginal cream can be used once or several times a day depending on the extent of the symptoms.
When should I start using Mucosamin®?
Muscosamin® Mouthwash, Muscosamin® Rectal Gel and Muscosamin® Vaginal Cream can be used Pre-Treatment to help protect healthy tissues (mucosa), during treatment for pain relief and post treatment for wound healing
Are there any side effects?
Don’t use if you have any known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients contained in Mucosamin®. No reports of side effects or interactions with drugs or medicinal substances. No known secondary effects during pregnancy and breastfeeding; use at physician’s discretion.
How can I obtain Mucosamin®?
You may be prescribed Mucosamin® Mouthwash and Mucosamin® Oral Spray by your GP, or Mucosamin® Rectal Gel and Mucosamin® Vaginal Cream by your hospital clinician.
The whole Mucosamin® range is available to purchase online through Amazon or through Home Health UK.