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Benzoxonium Chloride



Benzoxonium Chloride is used to prevent infections

How it works

Benzoxonium chloride belongs to a class of drugs called anti-infectives. It inhibits the growth of microorganisms and thus helps in preventing infection.

Common side effects

Skin rash, Allergic reaction, Facial swelling, Swelling of tongue, Chest tightness, Shortness of breath, Itching, Lip swelling, Mouth swelling

Available Medicine

No medicine available

Expert advice

• Remain upright for at least 30 minutes after taking benzoxonium chloride.
• Consult your doctor before giving benzoxonium chloride to children.
• Do not use benzoxonium chloride if you have deep wounds or puncture wounds, animal bites, or serious burns for disinfection of skin.
• Do not use benzoxonium chloride if you have deep oral ulcers for throat infection.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients allergic to benzoxonium chloride or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to patients with severe respiratory disease.

Frequently asked questions

Benzoxonium Chloride

Q. Does benzoxonium chloride kill viruses, fungus and bacteria?
Yes. Benzalkonium chloride kills viruses, fungus and bacteria.

Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)