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Halls Mentho-Lyptus Drops (Oral Mucous Membrane)

Generic name : oral mucous membrane [MEN-thol TOP-ik-al].

Brand names include: Cepacol Sore Throat Maximum Numb, Halls Mentho Lyptus Drops Koldets Cough Drops Luden’s honey lemon throat drops, Medikoff…show all 8 brands
Drug class: topical rubefacient

What are Halls Mentho-Lyptus Drops?

Menthol can be man made or derived from extracts of mint oil. Menthol is a cooling agent that can be applied to skin and other tissues, such as the gums or the inside of the cheeks.Halls Mentho-Lyptus Drops are used to treat minor throat discomfort or mouth irritation due to a canker ulcer.Halls Mentho-Lyptus Drops can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Halls Mentho-Lyptus drops

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, or throat.You may experience less serious side effects or none at all.There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. Contact the FDA by dialing 1-800-FDA-1088 in order to report side effects.


Please read all the instructions on the label or package of your medication. Inform your healthcare provider about your medical conditions, allergies, and medicines.

Before you take this drug

Halls Mentho-Lyptus Drops should not be used if you have an allergy to menthol.

If you have any other medical conditions or concerns, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether it's safe to use the medicine.

  • Cough with mucus
  • Cough caused by smoking or emphysema
  • A sore throat with fever or headaches, swelling or skin rash, or nausea or vomiting
  • If you are breastfeeding or pregnant,

The menthol lozenge can contain glucose or phenylalanine. Before using this medication, talk to your doctor if you suffer from diabetes or PKU (phenylketonuria).Do not give this medicine without the doctor's approval to a child or baby.

How to take Halls Mentho-Lyptus Drops?

Follow the directions provided on the label or as prescribed by your healthcare provider.A menthol lozenge should not be swallowed whole; let it dissolve in your mouth without chewing.Use a fresh lozenge after every 2 hours or whenever needed.If your sore or persistent throat persists for more than two days and you have other symptoms such as a fever or rash on your skin, nausea, vomiting, or a headache, call your doctor. If your cough does not improve within 7 days, stop using the product and contact your doctor.Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Halls Mentho-Lyptus Drops are available when needed, so you won't miss a dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Reach out for assistance immediately or call 1-800-222-1222 if a poisonous substance has been inhaled, for help or seek immediate medical attention.

What should be avoided?

If your doctor prescribes any restrictions regarding food, beverage, or activity, follow their instructions.

Interaction with other drug

Tell your doctor about any medications you are currently taking, both prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking, including over-the-counter and prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal remedies.