Information about Benzydamine

    Benzydamine uses

    Benzydamine is used in the treatment of myalgia.

    How benzydamine works

    Benzydamine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

    Common side effects of benzydamine

    Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion

    Available Medicine for Benzydamine

    • ₹53 to ₹73
      Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹82
      Win-Medicare Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹175
      Dupen Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹645
      U & V Cancure Pvt. Ltd.
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹297
      Across Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹628
      Edel Werk Biopharma Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹320
      Medilief Biosciences
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹430
      Aureate Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Benzydamine

    • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
    • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
    • Benzydamine can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
    • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

    Frequently asked questions for Benzydamine


    Q. Is Benzydamine over the counter?
    No, Benzydamine is not available over-the-counter. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner
    Q. Does benzydamine contain alcohol/penicillin?
    Yes, benzydamine contains 96% ethanol
    Q. Does listerine contain Benzydamine?
    No, it does not contain Benzydamine.

    Content on this page was last updated on 26 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)