Designed to help mininse pain caused by mouth ulcer, teething, dentures and other oral pains anbesol liquid is an easy to use effective option which provides fast acting relief to help soothe discomfort. Anbesol liquid contains three primary actives lidocaine, chlorocresol and cetylpyridinium chloride .Lidocaine is a local anesthetic which means it helps to ease pain where its applied making it ideal to concentrate in areas of discomfort such as mouth ulcers or where your baby's teeth are emerging. Chlorocresol and cetylpyridinium chloride are both antiseptics, by killing bacteria they help to keep the area free of infection allowing your gums/ mouth to heal. Anbesol liquid is suitable for children and adults above the age of 5 months making it a household staple.
How to Use Anbesol Liquid?
Before using this medication ensure you thoroughly wash your hands for health and hygiene purposes and to minimize the likelihood of any further infection. After removing the lid, cover the mouth of the bottle with a clean fingertip and tip the bottle upside down then back upright this should deposit 1 drop which is 0.25ml of the solution onto your finger tip. Apply the solution to the affected area . The dosage you will require will depend on your age, for adults and elderley apply up to 2 0.25ml drops onto the affected area reapplying after 3 hours if necessary.For children above the age of 5 months apply 1 0.25ml application to the affected area leaving 3 hours between each reapplication. Do not use more than 6 times in 24 hours and do not use it for more than 7 days with each teething episode your child goes through.
As with all medication, you may experience side effects however these will differ from person to person, some of these side effects include :
Although not everyone will experience these if you have any side effects or suffer from an allergic recitation please stop the medication and seek medical help immediately.
If you're pregnant or breastfeeding do not take anbesol unless under the supervision/advice of your doctor.If you take any other medication whether prescription or otherwise inform your doctor or pharmacist before using abnesol as they may interact with one another.Do not use Anbesol if you suffer from porphyria and consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you have an open wound,your symptoms continue for more than 7 days or you have a medical condition including but not limited to epilepsy, alcoholism or liver disease.