Antacid & oxetacaine

Amber-G

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Indication:Painful swallowing, during and following radiotherapy to the head & neck and chest areas.

Rationale:

Considered:Nov-19

Review Date:Nov-24

Comments:
Should be reserved for cancer patients with oral mucositis and oesophageal lesions which are causing painful swallowing. Consider the use of a simple antacid first line