Strontium nitrate suppresses chemically-induced sensory irritation in humans

Summary:
Strontium salts strongly reduces stinging, burning, and itching caused by irritating chemicals on the skin.

Abstract:
Skin care products are complex formulations that may cause sensory irritation symptoms, characterized by stinging, burning, and itching. Substances capable of counteracting sensory irritation are of great practical interest. Strontium salts have been demonstrated to inhibit sensory irritation […]

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Strontium is a potent and selective inhibitor of sensory irritation

Summary:
Strontium salts strongly reduced skin irritation without side-effects, representing a new class of topical anti-inflammatories.

Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Irritant contact dermatitis occurs following topical exposure to many chemicals found in cosmetics, personal care products, drugs, and during occupational exposure. Signs and symptoms may include sensory irritation (sting, burn, and/or itch), erythema, edema, and vesiculation.OBJECTIVE: In […]

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Strontium chloride: can it be a new treatment option for ulcerative colitis?

Summary:
Strontium salts are as effective as prednisone for treating ulcerative colitis, but without the side-effects!

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BACKGROUND/AIMS: Patients with ulcerative colitis still need effective therapy without major side effects. It has been found that strontium can suppress NFκB activation induced by TNF-α. This opens a gate to a new anti-TNF agent which is cheap […]

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Efficacy of strontium chloride in dental hypersensitivity

Abstract:
Controlled stimuli were used to evaluate a commercially available dentifrice containing 10% strontium chloride hexahydrate for efficacy in alleviating the symptoms of uncomplicated dentinal hypersensitivity. Sixty-one subjects with hypersensitivity were included in the 12-week, double-blind, parallel, comparative (placebo) study. Levels of hypersensitivity in affected teeth were assessed by three methods: thermally controlled cold air […]

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Controlled clinical evaluation of a 10% strontium chloride dentifrice in treatment of dentin hypersensitivity following periodontal surgery

Abstract:
Sixty adult patients were examined for dentin hypersensitivity prior to periodontal surgery. Stimuli used included mechanical, cold water and compressed air blasts. A subjective assessment of the degree of hypersensitivity for each stimulus was recorded. This presurgical examination revealed 249 hypersensitive areas among 60 subjects. Following surgery there was over a 100% increase in […]

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