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  • Lozenge
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These medications are comparable to Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine) or used for similar purposes.

Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat Lozenge
(Benzocaine)

Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
(Phenol)

Relieves sore throat and mouth pain. Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine) relieve sore throat pain and don't have many side effects.Relieves sore throat. Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) 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 Warming Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine) contain a local anesthetic. It blocks receptors on nerve endings, which creates a numbing sensation and relieves pain.Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) 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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Oral anestheticOver-the-counter
Oral anestheticOver-the-counter
Available as
Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
  • Lozenge
  • Throat spray
Used for (click to learn more)
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Risk factors for serious side effects
Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
    • Children age 2 years or younger
    • Using Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine) at a higher dose and longer than recommended l History of smoking and breathing problems
    • Heart disease
    • Blood problems that affect hemoglobin
    Detailed Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine) risks & warnings »
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      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.

      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 Warming Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
      No alcohol related info.
      • Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) is alcohol, sugar, and aspirin free, so it’s pretty safe to use.
      Pain
      Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
      • 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.
      • 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 Warming Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
      • Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine) 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.
      • They're available in a pharmacy without a prescription.
      • Come in a sugar-free form.
      • Available in different flavors, so you have the option of choosing the best-tasting one.
      • 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.
      Downsides and risks
      Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
      • 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 5 years old.
      • It can stain your hair, nails, and skin.
      • It doesn’t cure throat or mouth infections.
      • Only lasts about 2 hours.
      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
      Chloraseptic Warming Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
      • 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 Warming Sore Throat Lozenge (Benzocaine).
      • Let your doctor know if you have an infection and your symptoms don’t get better after a few days.
      • 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.
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