Over-the-counterClass: Respiratory

Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge 

(benzocaine)

Over-the-counterClass: Respiratory
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Relieves sore throat and mouth pain.

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Chloraseptic lozenges relieves sore throat pain and doesn't have many side effects.

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Upsides

  • 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

  • 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.
How it works

Chloraseptic lozenges is a local anesthetic. It blocks receptors on nerve endings, which creates a numbing sensation and relieves pain.

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Risks and Warnings for Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge (benzocaine)

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  • 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.

Common concerns from people taking Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge (benzocaine)

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Pain
  • 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.