- benzalkonium chloride solution
- compound benzoin tincture
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Iglu Sugar Free Pastilles
Benzalkonium Chloride Solution 1.11 mg per pastille
Compound Benzoin Tincture 8.06 mg per pastille (0.75% v/w)
Excipient(s) with known effect
Sorbitol liquid 363.3 mg per pastille
For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
For the relief of mouth ulcers and sore gums
Adults, the elderly and children of 3 years and above: Dissolve one pastille in the mouth at 2 hourly intervals.
Do not take more than 8 pastilles per day.
Hypersensitivity to benzalkonium chloride, benzoin or any of the other ingredients.
Contains sorbitol. Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance should not take this medicine.
There is no or inadequate evidence of the safety of the active ingredients in this medicine in human pregnancy. The potential risk for humans is unknown.
In the absence of sufficient data, the use during pregnancy is not recommended.
It is not known whether the active ingredients of this product are excreted in human breast milk.
In the absence of sufficient data, the use during lactation is not recommended.
Studies of the effects on fertility have not been investigated
Sensitivity to benzalkonium chloride may occur in some people.
Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
Symptoms of overdose are unlikely unless the recommended dosage is grossly exceeded, when nausea and vomiting may be seen. Treat by discontinuation, giving milk and egg whites and observation.
Benzalkonium chloride is an antiseptic detergent.
Benzoin tincture is included as a mild antiseptic and a mucosal protective.
The product is used by being allowed to dissolve in the mouth, and its action is therefore dependent on local distribution in the buccal cavity and contact with the affected areas.
None specific to the product.
Sorbitol liquid, non crystallising
Simethicone Antifoam (water, polydimethyl siloxane and silica mix, polyoxyethylene 20 sorbitan monostearate, glyceryl monostearate, sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, methyl-4-hydroxybenzoate, propyl-4-hydroxybenzoate, hydrogen chloride)
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture.
24 pastilles, blister packed and contained in a printed carton
45 g pastilles contained in a laminate bag integral with a printed carton.
None specific to packs
Ernest Jackson & Co Ltd
Devon EX17 3AP
11/10/1989 / 01/05/08
Tatmore Place, Gosmore, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 7QR
+44 (0)1462 458 866
+44 (0)1462 420 565