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Benzydamine, available as the hydrochloride, is a locally-acting nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug with local anaesthetic and analgesic properties providing both rapid and extended pain relief as well as a significant anti-inflammatory treatment for the painful inflammatory conditions of the mouth and throat.

It selectively binds to inflamed tissues (Prostaglandin synthetase inhibitor) is virtually free of any adverse systemic effects.

It may be used alone or as an adjunct to other therapy giving the possibility of increased therapeutic effect with little risk of interaction.

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacokinetics

Benzydamine has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties

Benzydamine Indications / Benzydamine Uses

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Benzydamine Adverse Reactions / Benzydamine Side Effects

Topical: Erythema, rash, photosensitivity. Mouth/throat preparations: Numbness or stinging sensation of oral mucosa.

Precautions

Overdosage


May lead to hallucination.

Special Precautions

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Other Drug Interactions

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Other Interactions

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Dosage

Topical/Cutaneous
Pain and inflammation associated with musculoskeletal and joint disorders
Adult: Apply a 3-5% cream. As salicylate: Apply a 6% cream/spray on the skin. Use as instructed.

Mouth/Throat
Pain or irritation of the mouth and throat
Adult: Rinse or gargle 15 ml of a 0.15% solution (diluted with water if stinging occurs) every 1-3 hours for not >7 days. Alternatively, admin 4-8 puffs of a 0.15% spray onto the affected area every 1.5-3 hours
Child: 6-12 yr: 4 puffs every 1.5-3 hours

Food(before/after)

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List of Contraindications

Benzydamine and Pregnancy

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Benzydamine and Lactation

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Benzydamine and Children

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Benzydamine and Geriatic

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Benzydamine and Other Contraindications

Hypersensitivity

Storage

Mouth/Throat
Store below 30°C.

Topical/Cutaneous

Store below 30°C.

Lab interference

Mouth/Throat
Store below 30°C.

Topical/Cutaneous

Store below 30°C.

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