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Composition for HEALEX PLUS


food interaction for HEALEX PLUS

alcohol interaction for HEALEX PLUS

pregnancy interaction for HEALEX PLUS

lactation interaction for HEALEX PLUS

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Healex plus 0.36%/6.5% spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.




Benzocaine is used to treat itching and irritation from conditions like insect bites, nettle stings, cuts and scrapes, skin chafe and external vaginal and anal itching. It is also used for treating pain and itching due to certain ear infections.

How it works

Benzocaine is an ester type local anesthetic which works by anesthetizing the sensory nerves under skin surface, thereby reducing the inflammatory sensation and reducing an urge to itch.

Common side effects

Allergy, Flushing, Allergic skin rash


Cetrimide protects and heals infection of cuts, grazes, insect bite, minor burns and wounds.

How it works

Cetrimide is a disinfectant that can prevent infection by both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, as it is bactericidal in nature.

Common side effects

Rash, Skin irritation, Itching, Skin redness


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Expert advice for HEALEX PLUS

  • 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 HEALEX PLUS


 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.


Q. Is cetrimide a preservative?
Cetrimide is a quaternary ammonium preservative used to limit bacterial growth.
Q. Is cetrimide toxic?
Cetrimide is toxic to bacteria. Local application is non-toxic to humans. However, overdose or accidental oral intake may cause gastrointestinal irritation.
Q. Is cetrimide agar selective?
Cetrimide agar is a type of agar which allows selective isolation of pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Q. What is cetrimide cream/ solution?
Cetrimide cream is a cream for topical application for prevention of infection of cuts, grazes, insect bite, minor burns, wounds and scalds).
Q. How does cetrimide kill bacteria?
Cetrimide is a quaternary ammonium disinfectant having bactericidal activity against both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.


Content on this page was last updated on 26 October, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)