Benzocaine/menthol (By mouth)
Benzocaine (BEN-zoe-kane), Menthol (MEN-thol)
Temporarily relieves sore throat or mouth pain, minor mouth irritation, or pain caused by canker sores. This medicine is an oral anesthetic.
Cepacol Sore Throat, Chloraseptic, Sore Throat, Sore Throat Lozenges, Sore Throat w/Benzocaine, The Medicine Shoppe Sore Throat LozengesThere may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:You or your child should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to benzocaine, menthol, or other local anesthetics, such as butacaine, procaine, or any other "caine" anesthetic.
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How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:
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Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
Last Updated: 4/4/2014
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