Description: Amlexanox accelerates healing of aphthous ulcers via inhibition of inflammatory pathways.

Amlexanox is used to treat mouth (canker) sores faster.

How to use amlexanox mucous membrane

Use in the mouth only, after brushing/flossing after meals and at bedtime. Wash hands, pat the canker sore dry with a soft, clean cloth. Dab a pea-sized amount of medication onto the sore. Repeat these steps if you have more than 1 canker sore. Wash your hands after using.

Temporary pain, stinging, or burning at the application site may occur. Contact your doctor if you experience allergic reactions or symptoms mentioned above.


Inform your doctor or pharmacist your allergies, medical history before using this medication. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take caution, consult your doctor before taking and handling this drug.


Symptoms of overdose or swallowing may include: diarrhea, vomiting. Get emergency medical help when overdose is suspected.

Missed Dose: As soon as you remember, take a regular dose or if the time of the next does is near, wait for it before taking another dose and resume your usual schedule.  Do not increase the dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Storage: Store medication in room temperature.  Do not expose to light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from pets and children.  Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour into a drain.

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