HOW DO ORAL LOCAL ANESTHETICS WORK?
Local anesthesia causes the temporary loss of sensation, including pain, without depressing the consciousness. It acts within nerve fibers to inhibit the rapid inflow of sodium necessary for impulse generation. When there is no impulse generation, there is no transmission of pain around that area. Also, there is a loss of sensation around that area. Besides, oral local anesthetics are anti-inflammatory and reduce inflammation at the site.
HOW ARE ORAL LOCAL ANESTHETICS USED?
Oral local anesthetics are used as a gargle or oral rinse to treat:
WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF ORAL LOCAL ANESTHETICS?
Oral local anesthetics can cause the following side effects:
- Burning or stinging sensation
- Dry mouth
- Irritation in the pharynx
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.