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food interaction for DESOL

alcohol interaction for DESOL

pregnancy interaction for DESOL

lactation interaction for DESOL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Desol drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DESOL

Benzocaine(2.5% w/v)

Uses

Benzocaine is used for local anaesthesia (numb tissues in a specific area).

How it works

Benzocaine works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

Common side effects

Allergy, Flushing, Allergic skin rash
Chlorbutol(5% w/v)

Uses

Chlorbutol is used to prevent infections.

How it works

Chlorbutol is an antiseptic, anesthetic, anti-irritant, and emollient agent. It works as local anesthetic by providing a quick relief from pain; bacteriostatic reinforcing the activity of chlorhexidine. It also produces a mild irritant effect on the respiratory tract, possibly via a nasal/pulmonary arc.

Common side effects

Nausea, Noisy breathing, Oral peeling, Parotid gland swelling, Abdominal cramp, Allergic reaction, Anaphylactic reaction, Burning sensation of tongue, Cough, Diarrhoea, Discoloration of teeth, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Itching, Flushing, Skin reaction, Erythema, Sneezing, Subcutaneous swelling, Tongue discolouration, Vomiting, Burning sensation
Paradichlorobenzene(2% w/v)

Uses

Paradichlorobenzene is used to prevent infections.

How it works

NA

Common side effects

Turpentine Oil(15% w/v)

Uses

Turpentine Oil is used in the treatment of pain.

How it works

Turpentine oil, when inhaled, may help reduce congestion. When used on the skin, turpentine oil may cause warmth and redness which can help relieve pain in the tissue underneath.

Common side effects

Pulmonary haemorrhage, Brain damage, Coma, Cough, Death, Headache, Insomnia, Renal injury, Vomiting

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Expert advice for DESOL

  • Do not use benzocaine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to benzocaine or any other ingredients in formulation.
  • Avoid using benzocaine on broken skin or on large area of body.
  • Do not use benzocaine if you have high levels of blood pigments; if you are taking cholinesterases or sulphonamides.
  • Do not use benzocaine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions for DESOL

Benzocaine

Q.Does benzocaine heal cold sores/numb mouth/kill sperm/make person sleepy?
Benzocaine can soothe cold sores and numb mouth. It doesn't however kill sperms or make a person sleepy

Q.Is benzocaine safe?
Benzocaine is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is benzocaine stronger than lidocaine?
Benzocaine and lidocaine both belong to the same class of medicines having similar therapeutic action. Individual responses to these medicines might vary

Q.Does benzocaine get you high?
Benzocaine has abuse potential. It should never be used for recreational activities

Q.Does benzocaine delay ejaculation?
Benzocaine is used in condoms to prolong the duration of sex and hence ejaculation. It must be used as advised by the doctor.

Chlorbutol

Q.What is chlorobutanol used for?
Chlorbutol is used in different formulations such as cream, mouthwash and decongestant capsules.Cream: to treat mild pain caused by minor skin cuts, scratches and grazes (chapping) and soreness caused by detergents, soaps, deodorants and jewellery and bites and stings.Mouthwash solution: to inhibit dental plaque formation, as an aid in the treatment and prevention of irritation, redness, and swelling of gums (gingivitis), and in maintaining oral hygiene. It is important in the management of mouth ulceration and oral infections due to fungus candida and can be used as an adjuvant treatment for minor infections of the throat. It is also used as a disinfectant solution for cleansing of removable dentures.Capsule: for the symptomatic relief of colds and the symptomatic rapid relief of nasal congestion.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)