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QC SORE THROAT LOZENGES
Benzocaine/Menthol

Indications

Temporarily relieves sore throat or mouth pain, minor mouth irritation, or pain caused by canker sores. This medicine is an oral anesthetic.

Brand Names


QC Sore Throat Lozenges
Chloraseptic
Cepacol Sore Throat
Cepacol Maximum Strength
Cepacol

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You or your child should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to benzocaine, menthol, or other local anesthetics, such as butacaine, procaine, or any other "caine" anesthetic.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine


Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine


Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Fever.
Headache.
Increased irritation, pain, or redness.
Nausea or vomiting.
Rash or swelling.

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.