Information about Terpineol

Terpineol uses

Terpineol is used in the treatment of pain.

How terpineol works

Terpineol is naturally occurring volatile substance and is thought to produce an irritant effect on the respiratory tract, possibly via a nasal/ pulmonary arc. With this counterirritant action it relives symptoms due to common cold and nasal congestion.

Common side effects of terpineol

Burning sensation, Tingling sensation.

Available Medicine for Terpineol

No medicine available

Expert advice for Terpineol

  • Do not take terpineol internally.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes and prolonged contact with the skin.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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