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What does the local anesthetic throat spray involve?

What does the local anesthetic throat spray involve?

Numbing the throat: A topical spray which is generally flavored containing cetacaine, Lidocaine or Benzocaine anesthetics. These chemicals numb the tissues it comes in contact with temporarily. ...Read more

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Anesthetic (Definition)

Anesthetics's are a class of drugs which cause a reversible loss of sensation. The 2 main classes are general and local. General anesthetics cause unconsciousness and total loss of sensation. Local anesthetics cause loss of sensation ...Read more


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What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

Allergic reactions: Chloraseptic spray is an oral anesthetic and analgesic combination. It works by numbing the painful or irritated areas i would not use it if you are allergic to any ingredient in chloraseptic spray or you have a history of allergic reaction to local anesthetics (eg, benzocaine). If you are pregnant , plan to become pregnant or breast-feeding i would consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to spray throat anesthetic into your nose or is there a anesthetic spray for the nose? Thanks.

Is it safe to spray throat anesthetic into your nose or is there a anesthetic spray for the nose? Thanks.

Caution: Most throat anesthetics contain a local anesthetic (la) that is absorbed by the mucous membranes. There are more mucous membranes in the nasal passages, so there can be an increased amount of la absorbed into the blood stream, and so more side effects. I would suggest talking to your local doctor to discuss your needs. ...Read more

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Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Anestheic oral spray: The anesthetic oral spray is meant to work locally on the area you are spraying it on. It is not meant to be swallowed. In general, you don't to swallow it, as it numbs the voice box area and esophagus and increases your chance of aspiration. Having said that, if you swallow a small amount, it will wear off within a half hour and you can resume eating and drinking. Reaction is a rare possibility. ...Read more

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Could i put oral anesthetic gel on my throat?

Could i put oral anesthetic gel on my throat?

Yes, after 24 hours: Chlorhexidine oral gel applied to the wound site can also aid healing by eliminating bacteria at the site. Avoid vigorous mouth rinsing, applying oral gel or touching the wound area following surgery. ...Read more

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Can I put an oral anesthetic gel on my throat?

You are treating?: Theoretically, yes. It depends on what you are using it for. There are dosing considerations. ...Read more

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Whats your opinion on halo? The stuff you spray on the cavity in your throat that kills germ for six hours.

Whats your opinion on halo? The stuff you spray on the cavity in your throat that kills germ for six hours.

Helpful for plaque &: Gingivitis prevention; active ingredient cetylpyridinium chloride kills gram + & fungi but not gram - , mycobacterium, or viruses; so helpful in above situations but not against colds (caused by viruses). Concern would be that long-term use might create resistant bacteria. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more