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Doctor insights on: Cepacol Or Chloraseptic

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Could you mix anbesol with chloraseptic?

Could you mix anbesol with chloraseptic?

Read the label: If both of them list Benzocaine as an active ingredient, you should not mix them. If not, it is probably ok.. There are different over-the counter formulas available. Always, when not sure, check with the doctor. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I use 2 year old chloraseptic?

Please tell me, could I use 2 year old chloraseptic?

Medication risks: The biggest concern for using such medication in children is for injuries that could result. For instance,the spray form could be inhaled, and the lozenge form could cause choking or injury from biting on a numb tongue. Use Ibuprofen for pain control instead. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could you over dose on alka-seltzer plus & cepacol?

Yes: To learn possible effects call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more

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Can I use Chloraseptic spray the day after tonsillectomy?

Can I use Chloraseptic spray the day after tonsillectomy?

Post-tonsillectomy: You can use Chloraseptic spray after tonsillectomy, but it usually provides limited, short term relief. Talk to your surgeon about his/her preferences. I tell my patients they can use it, but as I mentioned, it is of limited use. Sometimes 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water to rinse and swish is soothing-no gargling. Besides that, take whatever pain Rx your doctor recommended. ...Read more

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What will happen if I swallow some chloraseptic oral anesthetic?

What will happen if I swallow some chloraseptic oral anesthetic?

Not much: A little bit is ok. I mean after all, you put the stuff in your mouth, how can you not swallow any? Its certainly not poisonous. I s'pose if you swallow to much, your body will try to get rid of it quickly, ie: you'll throw up. ...Read more

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Can swallowing chloraseptic spray kill you?

Can swallowing chloraseptic spray kill you?

Chloraseptic: Chloraseptic spray is an over the counter anesthetic for the throat. It is generally safe, however, you should not take more than the recommended dose written onthe bottle. ...Read more

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How many cepacol maximum numbing throat lozenges must you take?

How many cepacol maximum numbing throat lozenges must you take?

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

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Swollen tunsils throat swollen. I've given her benadryl-d and chloraseptic lozenges

Swollen tunsils throat swollen. I've given her benadryl-d and chloraseptic lozenges

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

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Can you use chloraseptic spray after having your tonsils removed to help with the pain?

Can you use chloraseptic spray after having your tonsils removed to help with the pain?

Not necessay: Following a tonsillectomy, a septic crust covers the surgically exposed tonsillar fossa or raw area that is exposed to the outside air. Inasmuch as the oral cavity is not sterile, the patient's normal immune response is all that is necessary to heal the raw surface. I would think that chloraseptic would cause more burning. However it would be safe to use. ...Read more

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Chloraseptic spray and drops only reliev chloraseptic spray and drops only relieve mildly can' my doctor said something abou my doctor said something?

Chloraseptic spray and drops only reliev chloraseptic spray and drops only relieve mildly can' my doctor said something abou my doctor said something?

Are you ok ?: Your question appears to be dictated by a confused person. If you are feeling very muddy, get seen today. If you have a cough not responsive to cough drops, you need to find out why you have the cough. How long you've had it, what it's like, other medical problems, etc. ...Read more

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I just had a tonsilectomy 3 days ago the pain pills are not helping I've got canker sores everywhere i need relief now can I use chloraseptic / kanka?

I just had a tonsilectomy 3 days ago the pain pills are not helping I've got canker sores everywhere i need relief now can I use chloraseptic / kanka?

After tonsilectomy: Personally, i think the chloraseptic would be irritating and not helpful and the kanka might numb the area but not be of much help either. Your surgeon is more familiar with this procedure, you and what pain medication you are already taking. I think he\she would be able to suggest better solutions for you. Call the office. ...Read more

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Do you think I can use chloraseptic for a canker sore?

Do you think I can use chloraseptic for a canker sore?

Canker sore: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) run their course in 7-10 days. Applying a mouthwash can't hurt, but may not be of much help. Until it is no longer painful, Stay away from spicy foods and try not to irritate it. Get some Orabase Ointment OTC from the pharmacy. It is an oral bandage that will stick to the ulcer. Apply it before meals so you can eat without discomfort. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose or take too many cepacol throat lozenges?

Is it possible to overdose or take too many cepacol throat lozenges?

Cepacol side effects: Yes it is possible and it is also possible to have allergic reactions and side effects on regular doses. You should not exceed the recommended doses on the bottle and stop if you have side effects. ...Read more

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How many cepacol numbing throat lozenges must you take before overdosing?

A lot: Cepacol is basically menthol, a mild numbing agent. You would have to ingest a large number to cause trouble. ...Read more

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Is it not good to spray chloraseptic spray on strep throat?

Is it not good to spray chloraseptic spray on strep throat?

Strep throat: Strep throat needs to be treated with antibiotics an not with any throat sprays. ...Read more