Antidepressant Relieves Mouth Pain From Cancer Treatment, Mayo Clinic Study

Published: Oct 30, 2012

An oral rinse of the antidepressant doxepin significantly eased pain associated with oral mucositis in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck, a study led by Mayo Clinic found. The findings were presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting in Boston.

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