What Is a Magic Mouthwash Recipe?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 2, 2020 4:21:53 PM ET

Magic mouthwash is a compounded medication that varies in ingredients according to oral symptoms. The formulation varies according to the patient's physician and the pharmacy filling the prescription. One recipe for magic mouthwash includes one part 2 percent viscous lidocaine, one part Maalox and 12.5 milligrams per 5 milliliters of diphenhydramine.