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(Menthol)

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Halls Menthol Lozenges
(Menthol)

Chloraseptic Total Sore Throat Lozenge
(Benzocaine)

Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
(Phenol)

Relieves sore throat and mouth pain. Halls Menthol Lozenges (Menthol) relieve sore throats well 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.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
Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray

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How it works
Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
Halls Menthol Lozenges (Menthol) contain menthol, a local anesthetic. 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.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
Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
Oral anestheticOver-the-counter
Oral anestheticOver-the-counter
Oral anestheticOver-the-counter
Available as
Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
  • Lozenge
  • Lozenge
  • Throat spray
Used for (click to learn more)
Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
  • Sore throat
Risk factors for serious side effects
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    Detailed Halls Menthol Lozenges (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 »
        Detailed Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) 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.

        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
        Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
        No alcohol related info.No alcohol related info.
        • Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol) is alcohol, sugar, and aspirin free, so it’s pretty safe to use.
        Pain
        Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
        • Halls Menthol Lozenges (Menthol) are effective at relieving pain in the mouth and throat. They work right away, so you don’t have to wait long to feel better.
        • Pain relief doesn't last long, so you may need to take a new cough drop 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.
        • 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.
        • 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
        Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
        • Halls Menthol Lozenges (Menthol) are effective at relieving pain in the mouth and throat. They work right away, so you don’t have to wait long to feel better.
        • Come in a sugar-free form (which can be better for your teeth).
        • 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.
        • 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
        Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total Sore Throat LozengeChloraseptic Sore Throat Spray
        • These cough drops don’t cure infections or colds, but they help relieve some of their symptoms.
        • Pain relief doesn't last long, so you may need to take a new cough drop every 2 hours.
        • Can’t be used for children who are younger than 5 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.
        • 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
        Halls Cough DropsChloraseptic Total 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.
        • Let your doctor know if you have an infection and your symptoms don’t get better after a few days.
        • If you experience any uncomfortable burning or stinging, stop using Chloraseptic lozenges.
        • 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.
        • 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.
        Learn more
        More about Halls Cough DropsSide effectsReviews & ratingsAlternativesFDA package insert
        Have you used Halls Menthol Lozenges (Menthol)?
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        More about Chloraseptic Sore Throat SpraySide effectsFDA package insert
        Have you used Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (Phenol)?
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