For Patients and Caregivers
Gelclair – Unique Ingredients, No Alcohol
- Gelclair is a unique oral gel whose key ingredients are the hyaluronic acid and polyvinlypyrrolidone (PVP)
- Gelclair does not contain alcohol, which can cause a burning sensation and dry the oral mucosa.
- Gelclair creates a protective coating which alleviates irritation of exposed nerves in the ulcer areas.
Comparison of Oral Gels, Artificial Saliva Agents and Magic Mouthwash for the Management of OM
|Product Name||Class||Indication (Management and/or Relief of Pain)||Dispenser||Freq. of Administration||Alcohol Content||Zero Copay for Qualified Patients|
|Gelclair®||Barrier gel (rinse)||Yes||Unit-of-use sachet (gel)||3X dailyor as needed||No||Yes|
|MuGard™||Barrier gel (rinse)||Yes||Bottle||4-6X dailyor as needed||Benzyl alcohol||No|
|Episil®||Barrier gel (spray)||Yes||Spray||2-3X dailyor as needed||Ethanol||No|
|Magic Mouthwash||Multiple constituents. Usually include a numbing agent.||N/A||Variable (must be refrigerated)||Up to 8X daily||Most formulation contain ethanol||No|
|Caphosol®||Electrolyte soln. resembling artificial saliva||Dryness of the mouth **||Ampoules for mixing||4-10X daily||No||No|
|Neutrasal®||Electrolyte soln. resembling artificial saliva||Dryness of the mouth **||Unit-of-use packet||4-10X daily||No||No|
* Based on product labels and published data.
** Amelioration of pain is associated with relief of dryness of the oral mucosa.