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BMJ Group Medical Reference
Benzydamine is a painkiller that you can take in a mouthwash. The brand name for this mouthwash is Difflam Oral Rinse or Difflam Sore Throat Rinse. You can buy it from a pharmacy. We don't know whether using this mouthwash works for burning mouth syndrome. There haven't been any good-quality studies that have shown it works.
You may find the mouthwash stings your mouth. If this happens, you can dilute it half and half with water.
For references related to Burning mouth syndrome click here.
June 20, 2012
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