“The saliva of patients with coronavirus contains a high viral load of Sars-CoV-2 and the risk of spread is very high,” the document indicates.
For the research, various brands of mouthwashes were tested, but only one patent from the Brix USA LLC laboratory, known commercially as Xyntrus, was shown to have the described effects. This thanks to the fact that it contains a formula of D-limonene (0.2%) and CPC (0.05%) or cetylpyridinium chloride.
An alternative for asymptomatic patients
Scientists from South Africa suggest that with the Omicron variant, the infected are more likely to be asymptomatic, which is why it is important to reinforce measures of physical distance, the use of face masks and, now, the use of this type of mouthwash, so as not to infect patients. close contacts.
Go to the dentist in pandemic
Dentists are healthcare workers who are constantly exposed to the saliva of patients and, for this reason, to the risk of contracting a COVID-19 infection.
One of the conclusions of the study it is precisely that dentists can give their patients a mouthwash solution such as Xyntrus before clinical practice. In order to reduce the risks of contagion in the office.
Is Xyntrus sold in Mexico?
In a search conducted by ExpansionOnly one online site distributed by Xyntrus in Mexico, called Tienda TePe, was identified.