Cepacol Sore Throat Cough Relief Discs Lozenges is used for Cough, Local anesthesia of oral and pharyngeal mucous membranes, Ear ache, Surgical or procedural local anesthesia, Anesthesia for hemorrhoids, Dental plaque, Gingivitis, Eye infections, Periodontitis, Skin infections and other conditions.
Cepacol Sore Throat Cough Relief Discs Lozenges contains Benzocaine, Cetylpyridinium Chloride and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide as active ingredients.
Cepacol Sore Throat Cough Relief Discs Lozenges works by blocking nerve conduction reversibly; killing the bacteria; affecting the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex;
Detailed information related to Cepacol Sore Throat Cough Relief Discs Lozenges's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Cepacol Sore Throat Cough Relief Discs Lozenges is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Local anesthesia of oral and pharyngeal mucous membranes
- Ear ache
- Surgical or procedural local anesthesia
- Anesthesia for hemorrhoids
- Dental plaque
- Eye infections
- Skin infections.
Cepacol Sore Throat Cough Relief Discs Lozenges Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Cepacol Sore Throat Cough Relief Discs Lozenges. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Irregular heartbeat
- Respiratory depression
- Contact dermatitis
- Skin irritation
- Burning sensation
Cepacol Sore Throat Cough Relief Discs Lozenges may also cause side-effects not listed here.
Before using Cepacol Sore Throat Cough Relief Discs Lozenges, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug.
Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Children over 6 years of age
- Chronic bronchitis
- Consult your doctor if you need to use this drug for more than 7 days
- Do not apply to eyes
- Do not exceed recommended dosage
- Do not wrap the affected area
Risk of methemoglobinemia
Seek medical attention if you experience vomiting, hallucinationg, difficulty breathing, or changes in vision while taking this medication