Which medications used to treat recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) lack efficacy data?

Updated: May 11, 2020
  • Author: Jaisri R Thoppay, DDS, MBA, MS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Few, if any, of the other medications used for RAS have undergone serious scientific evaluation. These include aloe vera, biologics, transfer factor, gamma-globulin therapy, sodium cromoglycate lozenges, dapsone, colchicine, pentoxifylline, levamisole, colchicine, azathioprine, prednisolone, azelastine, alpha 2-interferon, ciclosporin, deglycerinated liquorice, 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), sucralfate, diclofenac, and aspirin.


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