EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH

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Abstract

SELF MEDICATION! A BIZARRE CONCEPT: 2 CASES OF ORAL CHEMICAL BURN

Dr. Firdous Shaikh*, Dr. Sonia Kaur Sodhi, Dr. Lata M Kale, Dr. Huma Md Saleem, Dr. Gargi Patil and Dr. Vishwas Kadam

ABSTRACT

Irrational use or self medication of herbal medicinal preparations may be injurious to the oral and oesophageal tissues either applied topically or ingested. The essential oil based medicaments are either available as powders, gels, oils, tablets, etc. They may be prepared either by local people, pharmacies or professionally manufactured & available for use under supervision of an Ayurvedic &/or medical practitioner. These preparations contain beneficial plant extracts, essential oils which might lead to injury to oral mucosa unknown to patient. Cases of such self inflicted chemical burn of the oral mucosa in two different persons are reported observed due to use of same oil preparation available locally, used with varying amount and frequency. History of using over the counter medicaments for dental ailment should be asked when patients visit the dentist with complains of burning or white patch in mouth.

Keywords: Eucalyptus oil, Clove oil, Chemical burn, Mustard oil.


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