Over-the-counterLower-cost generic availableClass: Respiratory

Chloraseptic Sore Throat LozengeAlternatives

(benzocaine / menthol)

Over-the-counterLower-cost generic availableClass: Respiratory
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Chloraseptic Sore Throat Lozenge
(benzocaine / menthol)

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(benzocaine)

Relieves sore throat and mouth pain. Chloraseptic Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine / Menthol) relieve sore throat pain and don't have many side effects.Relieves sore throat and mouth pain. Chloraseptic lozenges relieves sore throat pain and doesn't have many side effects.
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Side effects
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How it works
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Chloraseptic Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine / Menthol) have two types of local anesthetics. Benzocaine creates a numbing sensation that relieves pain and menthol creates a cooling sensation that distracts you from feeling pain.Chloraseptic lozenges is a local anesthetic. It blocks receptors on nerve endings, which creates a numbing sensation and relieves pain.
Type of medication
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Over-the-counter
Over-the-counter
Available as
Chloraseptic Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
  • Lozenge
  • Lozenge
Used for
Chloraseptic Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
  • Sore Throat
Risk factors for serious side effects
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    • Children age 2 years or younger
    • Using Chloraseptic Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine / Menthol) at a higher dose and longer than recommended l History of smoking and breathing problems
    • Heart disease
    • Blood problems that affect hemoglobin
    Detailed Chloraseptic Sore Throat Lozenge (benzocaine / menthol) risks & warnings »
      • Children age 2 or younger
      • Using Chloraseptic lozenges at a higher dose and longer than recommended l History of smoking and breathing problems
      • Heart disease
      • Blood problems that affect hemoglobin
      Detailed Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge (benzocaine) risks & warnings »
      Pregnancy

      The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

      Pain
      Chloraseptic Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
      • Pain relief doesn't last long, so use a new lozenge every 2 hours as needed.
      • If your sore throat gets worse or you begin to have a high fever, headache, nausea, or vomiting, talk to your doctor since these could all be signs of a worsening infection.
      • Pain relief doesn't last long, so use a new lozenge every 2 hours.
      • If your sore throat gets worse or you begin to have a high fever, headache, nausea, or vomiting, talk to your doctor since these could all be signs of a worsening infection.
      Upsides and benefits
      Chloraseptic Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
      • Chloraseptic Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine / Menthol) are effective at relieving pain in the mouth and throat. They start working right away, so you don’t have to wait long to feel better.
      • Have two medicines in one lozenge that work in different ways to provide pain relief.
      • Available in different flavors so you have the option of choosing the best-tasting one.
      • Chloraseptic lozenges is effective at relieving pain in the mouth and throat. It starts working right away, so you don’t have to wait long to feel better.
      • It's available in a pharmacy without a prescription.
      • Comes in a sugar-free form.
      • Available in different flavors, so you have the option of choosing the best-tasting one.
      Downsides and risks
      Chloraseptic Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
      • These lozenges don’t cure infections or colds, but they help relieve some of their symptoms.
      • Pain relief doesn't last long, so use a new lozenge every 2 hours as needed.
      • Can’t be used for children who are younger than 6 years old.
      • These lozenges don’t cure infections or colds, but they help relieve some of their symptoms.
      • Pain relief doesn't last long, so use a new lozenge every 2 hours.
      • Can’t be used for children who are younger than 5 years old.
      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
      Chloraseptic Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
      • Use one lozenge every 2 hours as you need to for sore throat.
      • Since the lozenges could be mistaken for candy and can be a choking hazard, keep these away from children who are younger than 6 years old.
      • If you experience any uncomfortable burning or stinging, stop using Chloraseptic Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine / Menthol).
      • Let your doctor know if you have an infection and your symptoms don’t get better after a few days.
      • Use one lozenge every 2 hours as you need to for sore throat.
      • Since the lozenges could be mistaken for candy and can be a choking hazard, keep these away from children who are younger than 5 years old.
      • If you experience any uncomfortable burning or stinging, stop using Chloraseptic lozenges.
      • Let your doctor know if you have an infection and your symptoms don’t get better after a few days.
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