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Anesthetic Throat Spray
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. : Hello. Don't know if this is regarding an adult or a child. Will answer as if an adult. Consider warm salt water gargles at least four times a day to assist with inflammation. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication for pain and to reduce fever. Obtain a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious complications down the line. Take care. ...Read more
Tonsillectomy: Hello. Yes you can use chloroseptic as needed and as directed for post op control of excessive pain after tonsillectomy. ...Read more
Possible: I would discontinue the spray and see what happens. ...Read more
Very unlikely: The burning mouth syndrome is at best, poorly understood. Nasal steroid sprays have been in widespread use for 24 years and have not been associated with "burning mouth." if you had been using the sprays and developed the burning mouth syndrome it is most likely a coincidence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Depends: It depends on your symptoms. Generally, you can take one every 4 hours as needed for pain. If they don't help. Stop taking them and try warm salt water gargles. ...Read more
Lingering post nasal drip/white after cold for 2 months Used Antibiotics decongestant saline rinse antihistamine just began steroid spray yet persists?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer