Over-the-counterLower-cost generic available

Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray Alternatives

(Phenol)

Over-the-counterLower-cost generic available
  • Throat spray
Back to: Full Site Navigation

Compare Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) to alternatives

These medications are comparable to Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) or used for similar purposes.

Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
(Phenol)

Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
(Benzocaine)

Relieves sore throat. Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) relieves sore throat pain and doesn't have many side effects.Relieves sore throat and mouth pain. Chloraseptic lozenges relieves sore throat pain and doesn't have many side effects.
Find lowest prices
Powered by GoodRxSave on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.
Loading pricing data...
Loading pricing data...
Reviews & ratings
Filter group. All currently selected
Filter group. All currently selected

Not enough reviews for this drug. Help someone out, leave a review!

Have you used Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol)?
Worth itNot sureNot worth it

Not enough reviews for this drug. Help someone out, leave a review!

Have you used Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine)?
Worth itNot sureNot worth it
Side effects
Chloraseptic Sore Throat SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge

We haven’t found good data for Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray »

We haven’t found good data for Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge »
How it works
Chloraseptic Sore Throat SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) is a local anesthetic. It blocks receptors on nerve endings, which creates a numbing sensation and relieves pain.Chloraseptic lozenges is a local anesthetic. It blocks receptors on nerve endings, which creates a numbing sensation and relieves pain.
Type of medication
Chloraseptic Sore Throat SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
Oral anestheticOver-the-counter
Oral anestheticOver-the-counter
Available as
Chloraseptic Sore Throat SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
  • Throat spray
  • Lozenge
Used for (click to learn more)
Chloraseptic Sore Throat SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
  • Sore throat
Risk factors for serious side effects
Chloraseptic Sore Throat SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
    Detailed Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) 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.

      Alcohol
      Chloraseptic Sore Throat SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
      • Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) is alcohol, sugar, and aspirin free, so it’s pretty safe to use.
      No alcohol related info.
      Pain
      Chloraseptic Sore Throat SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
      • 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 SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
      • Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) 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 and comes in different flavors.
      • Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) is alcohol, sugar, and aspirin free, so it’s pretty safe to use.
      • If you buy the "max" throat spray, it contains an additional medication that forms a soothing film over your throat.
      • 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 SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
      • It can stain your hair, nails, and skin.
      • It doesn’t cure throat or mouth infections.
      • Only lasts about 2 hours.
      • 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 SprayChloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
      • Only spray Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) on painful areas in your mouth. Let it sit for 15 seconds and then spit the liquid out.
      • Don't swallow Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) because it could upset your stomach.
      • Don’t use more than one spray every 2 hours.
      • If your mouth or throat still hurts after 2 days, it could be due to a worsening infection. Work with a doctor to find the best medication for you.
      • 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.
      Learn more
      More about Chloraseptic Sore Throat SpraySide effectsAlternativesFDA package insert
      Have you used Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol)?
      Worth itNot sureNot worth it
      More about Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
      Have you used Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine)?
      Worth itNot sureNot worth it