Sulfonated Phenolics and Sulfuric Acid

What is Sulfonated Phenolics and Sulfuric Acid combination medicine

Sulfonated phenolics and sulfuric acid solution is a chemical cautery agent used topically for the treatment of oral mucosal lesions, including aphthous ulcers (canker sores), ulcerative gingivitis, and oral lesions arising from systemic illness.

In the treatment of aphthous ulcers, sulfonated phenolics; sulfuric acid solution has been shown to provide more rapid healing and pain relief when compared to triamcinolone acetonide paste

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Indications & Dosage

  • aphthous ulcer
  • gingivitis
  • stomatitis

Side Effects

  • skin irritation

No adverse reactions of clinical significance are expected. A brief stinging sensation may be immediately experienced upon application of sulfonated phenolics; sulfuric acid solution.

This stinging sensation will subside almost immediately after the water rinse that follows application. If excess mucosal or skin irritation occurs during use or does not subside, use a dilute sodium bicarbonate solution to neutralize the reaction.

Monitoring Parameters

  • laboratory monitoring not necessary


  • accidental exposure
  • breast-feeding
  • children
  • herpes infection
  • infants
  • neonates
  • pregnancy


There are no drug interactions associated with Sulfonated Phenolics; Sulfuric Acid products.


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