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Fixon Powder

Manufacturer: Icpa Health Products Ltd
Medicine composition: Carboxymethyl Cellulose
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Fixon powder is used as an adhesive to to fit the surface of dentures with the teeth. This powder get mixed with the saliva and creates adhesion which helps to fit the denture with the gums. You must slightly wet the denture and sprinkle a little amount of fixon powder on the surface.

You must read the directions mentioned on the powder and consult the doctor before using this powder. Do not use the product more than one time in a day. It is advised to keep the product out of reach of children and pets.

Some of the common negatives are unpleasant mouth feel, bad taste, grittiness, oily sensation in the mouth and difficulty of application and removal from dentures.

  • Denture Adhesive

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, it is advised to take medical help.

Fixon Powder contains a derivative of cellulose as the active constituent, which is sodium carboxymethyl cellulose along with flavours. It gets mixed with the saliva and creates adhesion which helps to fit the denture with the gums.

Ques: What is Carboxymethylcellulose?

Ans: Carboxymethylcellulose is the major component of fixon powder. It get mixed with the saliva and creates adhesion which helps to fit the denture with the gums.

Ques: What is the use of Carboxymethylcellulose?

Ans: Carboxymethylcellulose is used as an adhesive to fix the denture to the gum.

Ques: What are the side effects of Carboxymethylcellulose?

Ans: There are no severe side effects seen. A few negatives of using this powder includes unpleasant mouth feel, bad taste, grittiness, oily sensation in the mouth and difficulty of application and removal from dentures.

Ques: Is Carboxymethylcellulose safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects before using it.
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