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Phenaseptic Cherry

Generical name: phenol topical Topical phenol FEE-nol-TOP’-i-kal
Names of brands: Castellani Paint, Cepastat Extra Strength, Chloraseptic Cherry, Chloraseptic Citrus, Chloraseptic Cool Mint,… list the 33 brands.
Classification of drugs: Topical anesthetics

What is Phenaseptic Cherry?

Phenaseptic cherry is applied to the skin to protect it from infections when there are tiny cuts, scrapes, or burns. Phenaseptic cherry is applied to the hair to help treat dandruff. Some types of topical phenol can be used in the mouth to relieve temporary discomfort, minor mouth discomfort or inflammation, or sore throats caused by canker.

Side effects of Phenaseptic cherries

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing warning signs of an allergic response, such as symptoms of hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue, The less serious side effects could be more likely, or there may be no side effects whatsoever. This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other effects may also be present. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow the directions on the label or as recommended by your physician.

Prior to use this drug

It is recommended not to use phenolic cherry if you are sensitive to it. Speak with a physician or pharmacist for advice on whether phenolic cherry is suitable for use if you are suffering from any medical conditions or allergies. If you're nursing, do not apply this medication to areas of your breast that could be in contact with the baby's mouth.

How to take Phenaseptic Cherry?

Follow exactly the instructions on the label or as recommended by your physician. Phenaseptic cherry comes in a variety of forms, including a liquid, swab spray, ointment, and lozenge. Be sure to read and follow the Instructions for Use that are included along with your prescription. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you don't understand the instructions.

Follow the instructions on the label of the medicine about the use of this medication by the child. Some forms of topical phenol should not be used by children of certain years. Phenaseptic cherry can be applied to the face whenever required. The first step is to clean the area that will be treated. Before applying phenolic cherry to your skin, use a tiny amount of this medication to ensure that you don't suffer from a skin reaction.

Avoid using phenolic cherry on wounds that are deep puncture wounds, animal bites, or burns that are serious. Avoid applying it to large areas of skin. Do not place a bandage on the skin being treated. Phenaseptic Cherry is a remedy that can be used by mouth once every two hours if needed. Children between 6 and 12 years old must not take more than 10 tablets in 24 hours. Do not put phenolic cherries in your mouth when you are using a form designed for use only in the mouth.

To apply phenolic cherry spray to the mouth, simply spray it directly into the mouth or the throat. The spray should remain for about 15 seconds, then flush it out. Do not swallow the spray. To take phenolic cherry as a mouth rinse, gargle or swirl the liquid for about 15 seconds and then flush it out. Do not inhale the liquid. To take a phenolic cherry in lozenge form, place the lozenge inside your mouth and let it dissolve slowly.

If you are using this medicine either in your mouth or on the skin, consult your physician if you are experiencing new or more severe symptoms of redness, pain, inflammation, eruptions, and fever. Consult your physician if your sore throat is a serious issue or continues for more than 2 days, or if you also experience a high temperature, headache, or nausea. Don't allow children less than 12 years old to take this medication without the assistance of an adult.

Keep it at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Avoid refrigerating. Each phenolic swab of cherry is only for use once. Certain forms of phenol can color clothing and skin. Be careful not to spill the drug.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Do not miss the missed dose, and take the next dose at the normal time. Do not take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

A dose of phenolic cherry is not likely to pose a risk. Get medical attention immediately or contact the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222 if you have accidentally swallowed the drug.

What should be avoided?

Do not get phenolic cherries in your eyes.

Interaction with other drugs

The skin care treatment will not be affected by other medicines you take. However, many medications can interact with one another. Inform your healthcare professionals about all medications you take, including medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal remedies.