NCI Drug Dictionary
The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
- honey-containing mouthwash
A mouthwash containing honey with potential antimucositis activity. Upon rinsing with this mouthwash, honey modulates the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines which may kill bacteria thus potentially preventing inflammation of the mucosal membranes and may decrease chemotherapy- and/or radiation-induced oral mucositis. In addition, honey may have a protective and healing effect on the oral mucosa. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: honey mouthwash