What is Magic Mouthwash?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Magic mouthwash refers to a number of different mouthwash formulations, typically prescribed to treat the pain associated with mucositis, aphthous ulcers, other oral ulcers, and other mouth pain. The most popular formulation contains viscous lidocaine, diphenhydramine and Maalox.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Magic Mouthwash

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Magic Mouthwash

Dosage Patients
5 mL four times daily 1
10 mL four times daily 1


Currently taking Magic Mouthwash

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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