Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges is used for Local anesthesia of oral and pharyngeal mucous membranes, Ear ache, Surgical or procedural local anesthesia, Anesthesia for hemorrhoids, Dental plaque, Gingivitis and other conditions.
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges contains Benzocaine and Cetylpyridinium Chloride as active ingredients.
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges works by blocking nerve conduction reversibly; killing the bacteria;
Adcock Ingram manufactures Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges.
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges Uses
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Local anesthesia of oral and pharyngeal mucous membranes
Surgical or procedural local anesthesia
Anesthesia for hemorrhoids
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
Blocking nerve conduction reversibly.
Killing the bacteria.
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges - Composition and Active Ingredients
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Benzocaine - 10Mg
Cetylpyridinium Chloride - 1.4Mg
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious.
Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Children over 6 years of age
Consult your doctor if you need to use this drug for more than 7 days
Do not apply to eyes
Do not exceed recommended dosage
Do not wrap the affected area
Risk of methemoglobinemia
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges - Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges may interact with the following drugs and products:
Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges - Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges is a contraindication. In addition, Cepacol Plus Original Lozenges should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Allergic to its ingredients
Children under 6 years of age
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