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Efficacy of garlic paste in oral candidiasis.

Author(s): Sabitha P, Adhikari PM, Shenoy SM, Kamath A, John R, Prabhu MV, Mohammed S, Baliga S, Padmaja U

Affiliation(s): Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India. sabita_rao1@rediffmail.com

Publication date & source: 2005-04, Trop Doct., 35(2):99-100.

Publication type: Clinical Trial; Randomized Controlled Trial

In a randomized trial of 56 patients, topical application of garlic paste for 14 days was found to be as effective as that of clotrimazole solution in suppressing clinical signs of oral candidiasis. The results of this preliminary study explore the possible role of garlic paste in the treatment of oral candidiasis.

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