Phenol (By mouth)
Analgesic, Analgesic/Antiseptic Combination, Analgesic/Antitussive Combination (About this – PubMed Health)
Uses of This Medicine
This medicine is available without a prescription; however, your doctor may have special instructions on the proper use and dose for your medical problem.
Other uses (PubMed Health)
How To Use
Follow the instructions on the medicine label if you are using this medicine without a prescription.
To use the spray: Spray the medicine on the sore area. Let the medicine remain in place for 15 seconds, then spit it out. Repeat every 2 hours or as directed by your doctor or dentist. Supervise a child younger than 12 who is using this medicine.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
When Not To Use
This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to phenol.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve in 7 days.
Do not give this medicine to a child younger than 6 years unless your doctor or dentist tells you to.
Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.
Possible side effects
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Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Brand names include
Assure Sore Throat, Cheracol Sore Throat, Chloraseptic, Chloraseptic Sore Throat, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Sore Throat Spray, Good Sense Sore Throat, Health Mart Throat Spray, Isodettes Sore Throat, Oralseptic, Osco Sore Throat, Pain-A-Lay, Painalay, Phenaseptic, Sore Throat, Sore Throat Spray, TopCare Sore Throat Spray, Triaminic Sore Throat
There may be other brand names for this medicine.