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Generically, the name is phenol topical [FEE-nol Top-i-kal]

Brand names: Castellani Paint, Cepastat Extra Strength, Chloraseptic Cherry, Chloraseptic Citrus, Chloraseptic Cool Mint,… Display the 33 brands.
Classification of drugs: Topical anesthetics

What is Unguentine?

Unguentine is applied to the skin to protect it from infections when there are small cuts, scrapes, or burns.Unguentine can be applied to the scalp to treat the dandruff problem.

Certain forms of the phenol topically are applied to the mouth to relieve temporary discomfort, such as minor mouth pain, discomfort, or sore throats caused by canker.Unguentine is also used for reasons not mentioned in this guideline.

Side effects of Unguentine

Contact a medical professional immediately. Get medical attention immediately if you notice symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as difficulty breathing, hives, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.The less serious side effects could be more likely, and there may be no side effects whatsoever.

This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and others could happen. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Use only as indicated on the label or as recommended by your physician.

Prior to use this drug

It is not recommended to take unguentine if you are allergic to it.Consult a pharmacist or doctor to determine if unguentine is suitable for you if you are suffering from any medical issues or allergies.

If you're nursing, do not apply this medicine to areas of your breast that could come into contact with your baby's mouth.

How to take Unguentine?

Follow the directions provided on your label or as instructed by your physician.Unguentine comes in a variety of forms, such as a liquid, swab spray, ointment, and lozenge. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for use that come with your medication. Consult your physician or pharmacist if you don't understand these directions.

Always adhere to the directions on the label of the medicine about applying this medicine to children. Some forms of phenol topical are not recommended to be used by children of certain age groups.Unguentine can be applied to the skin as required. Cleanse the area first before applying it. Be treated.

When applying Unguentine to your skin, use a tiny amount of this medication to ensure that you don't suffer from a skin reaction.Don't apply Unguentine to large, puncture wounds, bites from animals, or severe burns. Don't apply it to large areas of skin. Don't put a bandage on the skin that has been treated.

Unguentine can be taken in the mouth every two hours, as required. Children between 6 and 12 years old shouldn't consume more than 10 tablets within 24 hours.Use unguentine only inside the mouth if you have a mouthpiece intended for use on skin.To apply unguentine spray to the mouth, simply spray it into the throat or mouth. Keep the spray in place for 15 seconds before you take it out and spit it out. Do not swallow the spray.

To take Unguentine as a mouthwash, gargle or swish the solution for 15 seconds and then pour it out. Avoid swallowing the liquid.To make use of an unguentine chewing lozenge, keep the lozenge inside your mouth and let it dissolve slowly.When using this medication either in your mouth or on the skin, consult your physician if you are experiencing new or more severe symptoms of redness, pain, an increase in swelling, itching, or fever.

Contact your doctor if you feel your throat sore is extremely severe or persists after two days, or if you are also suffering from a temperature, headache, or nausea.Don't allow children less than 12 years old to use this medication without the assistance of an adult.Store at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Don't refrigerate.Each swab from Unguentine is limited to one use.Some types of phenol topicals may cause stains on clothing and skin. Be cautious not to spill the drug.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Do not skip over an unadministered dose; rather take your scheduled dosage at its regular time. Do not take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

A dose of unguentine isn't likely to be a danger. Get medical attention immediately, or contact us for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. If you have accidentally swallowed the medication,

What should be avoided?

Do not get unguentine in your eyes.

Interaction with other drugs

Skin care products are unlikely to be affected by any other medications that you are taking. However, many medications can interfere with each other. Be sure to inform your healthcare professionals about all medications you take, including medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbs.