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Chloraseptic menthol

The generic name: for phenol topical is [fee-noltop-ikal].
Brand names include: castellani paints, cepastat, chloraseptic cherry, chloraseptic citrus, chloraseptic cool mint,… Show all 33 brands
Drug class: topical anaesthetics

What is Chloraseptic menthol?

Chloraseptic menthol can be used to protect the skin against infection caused by minor wounds, scratches, or burns.Chloraseptic menthol can be used to treat hair fall.Using topical phenol inside the mouth can provide temporary relief from minor mouth irritation or pain, such as sore neck or canker sores.This medication guide does not list all possible uses for chloraseptic menthol.

Side effects of Chloraseptic menthol

If you experience symptoms indicative of an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing or swelling of lips, face, tongue or throat - seek medical assistance immediately!You may experience less serious side effects or none at all.There may be other side effects. Call your physician immediately if experiencing side effects; alternatively, the fda can be reached at 1-800-fda-1088 if side effects need reporting.

Warnings

Follow the instructions on the label or those prescribed by your doctor.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to chloraseptic menthol, then it is best not to use this product.If you suffer from allergies or medical conditions, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether chloraseptic menthol can be used safely.Avoid applying this medication to areas of the breast that could come into contact with your baby's mouth if you are breastfeeding.

How to take Chloraseptic menthol?

Follow the instructions on the label or those prescribed by your doctor.The chloraseptic menthol comes in different forms. These include liquids, swabs, ointments, sprays, and lozenges. Please read and follow the instructions for use that come with your medication.if the instructions don't make sense to you, speak to either your physician or pharmacist immediately.Before using this medicine, carefully read and heed its label instructions.As needed, you can apply chloraseptic menthol to the skin. Cleanse the area first.You can test a small amount on your skin before using chloraseptic menthol to ensure that you will not have an allergic reaction.Chloraseptic menthol should not be used on serious burns or deep wounds. Apply only to small areas of skin. Avoid applying a bandage to the treated area.You can use chloraseptic menthol in the mouth as often as you need, up to twice every two hours. Children aged 6–12 years should not exceed 10 lozenges per 24 hours.Never use chloraseptic menthol on the lips if the product is intended for skin use.

Spray directly into your mouth or throat to use chloraseptic menthol spray in the mouth. After 15 seconds, spit out the medicine. Avoid swallowing the spray.Chloraseptic menthol can be used as a mouthwash. Gargle or swish it for 15 seconds, and then spit out the liquid. Do not swallow liquid.Hold the chloraseptic menthol lozenge in your mouth and let it dissolve slowly.If you experience new or worsening pain, swelling, skin rash, or fever while using this medication in the mouth or the skin, consult your doctor.If your sore or persistent throat persists after two days or you have a high fever, headache, nausea, or vomiting, call your doctor.Do not let a child under 12 years of age use this medication without adult supervision.Store away from moisture or heat. Store at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.Each chloraseptic menthol swab can only be used once.Some types of phenol topicals may stain clothing and skin. Avoid spilling the medication.

What happens if i miss the dose?

Do not take the missed dose. Use your next dose as usual. Do not take two doses in one go.

What happens if i overdose?

Overdoses of chloraseptic menthol are not dangerous. If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical care or call poison help at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Avoid getting chloraseptic menthol into your eyes.

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs that you take are unlikely to affect the medicine applied to your skin. Many drugs interact with each other. Inform your healthcare provider about the medicines you take, including prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.