Fast relief from painful mouth conditions

Painful mouth conditions include mouth ulcers, inflammation and ulceration of mucous membranes after radiation treatment or chemotherapy, and the pain after dental procedures or oral surgery.

These conditions cause inflammation to the mucous membranes in the mouth and gums, and it is this inflammation that is the source of pain.

By targeting inflammation with the clinically proven ingredient, benzydamine, Difflam® Mouth Gel and Difflam® Solutions help to provide soothing relief from painful mouth conditions.

My symptoms: Painful mouth ulcers

Mouth ulcers, which are sometimes called aphthous ulcers, are small sores on the mucous membranes of the mouth. They can be very painful.

You may be more likely to develop mouth ulcers if you have:1

  • injury to your mouth from braces, dental procedures, biting your gums, or eating hard foods
  • nutritional deficiencies
  • hormonal changes
  • an infection
  • allergy to certain medicines
  • food sensitivities
  • genetic factors
  • sensitivity to ingredients in some toothpastes
  • been under a lot of stress
  • been giving up smoking.

If you experience frequent mouth ulcers, see your doctor to find out if there is an underlying cause.

What can help?

A soothing anti-inflammatory gel or mouth wash will target inflammation to provide temporary relief.

Learn which Difflam® anti-inflammatory remedies provide fast relief from the pain, swelling and redness of mouth ulcers.

My symptoms: Mouth inflammation and pain after radiotherapy or chemotherapy

Pain, inflammation and ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth and gums after either radiotherapy or chemotherapy is called or oral mucositis or radiation mucositis.

This can be a very uncomfortable side effect of cancer treatments and can make it difficult to eat.

What can help?

If you are experiencing oral mucositis as part of cancer treatment, chat to your oncology nurse who will be able to give you practical tips to help ease the pain and make sure you are able to eat as well as possible.

Learn which Difflam® can help to reduce the inflammation and soothe the pain of oral mucositis to offer you temporary relief.

My symptoms: Pain after dental procedures or oral surgery

Dental surgery like root canal therapy or tooth extraction, and oral surgery, like having your tonsils removed, can cause pain in your gums, mouth or throat. The pain is mainly caused by inflammation and may last several days, making it difficult to eat and drink.

What can help?

Because the pain is mainly caused by inflammation, an anti-inflammatory targets the source of pain.

Learn which Difflam® remedies provide fast, targeted relief from pain after dental procedures or oral surgery.


*Data on file, iNova Pharmaceuticals

  1. The Australasian College of Dermatologists. AZ of skin. Aphthous ulcers. Available from Accessed November 2019.