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- A mouthwash
is a solution used as an adjunct to regular oral hygiene methods, like
brushing and flossing.
- Active ingredients in
commercial brands of mouthwash can include thymol, eucalyptol,
hexetidine, methyl salicylate, menthol, chlorhexidine gluconate,
benzalkonium chloride, cetylpyridinium chloride, methylparaben, hydrogen
peroxide and sometimes fluoride, enzymes and calcium. Ingredients also
include water, sweeteners such as sorbitol and sodium saccharine, and a
significant amount of alcohol (around 20%).
- Listerine is a brand
name for antiseptic mouthwash. Its medicinal taste is palliated slightly
by a sweet flavor. Listerine is one of the most popular mouthwashes sold
in the U.S.
- After a mouthwash
formula is designed, it is tested to ensure that minimal changes will
occur over time regardless of the storage conditions. This testing,
called stability testing, helps detect physical changes in such things
as color, odor, and flavor. It can also provide information about
product performance over time. In general, the process for creating a
mouthwash occurs in two distinct steps. They are Compounding, Batch
analysis and Filling.
- Common use involves
rinsing the mouth with about 20 ml of mouthwash two times a day after
brushing. The mouthwash is typically swished or gargled for about half a
minute and then spat out.
- Mouth rinse or
mouthwash is a product used for oral hygiene.
- Antiseptic and
anti-plaque mouth rinse claims to kill the germs that cause plaque,
gingivitis, and bad breath.
- Anti-cavity mouth
rinse uses fluoride to protect against tooth decay. However, it is
generally agreed that the use of mouthwash does not eliminate the need
for both brushing and flossing.
- Many people
like to use a mouthwash to control their bad breath. This may be done on
a short-term basis, but is unlikely to cure the underlying cause.
- The mouthwash market
is valued at €7.4 million according to Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. The
company claims it is the clear category leader in the Irish mouthwash
market with a share of 64.8%
- The toothpaste market
including mouthwash was ¥73.8 billion, 90% of that from quasi-drugs.
- Ayurvedic mouthwash
enters the market then it would really be a welcoming thing for patients
with oral cancer, since it is quite possible that this new drug or
mouthwash would be cheaper compared to the commonly used drugs to
control mucositis called, Amifostine, which costs about 9,000 per dose.
- Listerine Antiseptic
Mouthwash is the only mouthwash to receive accreditation by the Irish
Dental Association. According to Pfizer, Listerine is the brand leader
within this sector with a 49% market share, and a growth rate of 16.3%
ahead of the market.
market share has recently received a major boost following the
acquisition of the Stafford Miller portfolio of products which includes
Sensodyne - the leading toothpaste brand for sensitive teeth - and the
Poli-Grip range of denture fixatives.
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