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Dexamethasone 1mg/mL Mouthwash

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Steroidal mouthwash Cancer-related

Dexamethasone 1mg/mL Mouthwash - Dosage and How to Use

How should Dexamethasone 1mg/mL Mouthwash be used?

A)​ ​Prepare the mouthwash using the following steps.

  • Step 1: Shake and pour out 2.5 mL of dexamethasone mouthwash using the measuring spoon and transfer into the measuring cup.

     

  • Step 2: Pour water to the 25 mL mark on the measuring cup.​
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  • Step 3: Stir well to obtain a uniform mixture.

The mouthwash is now diluted and ready for use.

B) Swish the prepared mouthwash in the mouth for 30 seconds and then spit out the solution. Do not swallow. Do not rinse with water after use.​

C) Avoid taking any food or drinks for approximately 30 minutes after use.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Dexamethasone 1mg/mL Mouthwash - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

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