- cetylpyridinium chloride
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Boots Oral Antiseptic
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
A mouthwash or gargle for the relief of mouth and throat infections
e 250 ml
Read all of this label for full instructions.
What this medicine is for
An antiseptic mouthwash and gargle for the relief of mouth and throat infections, for use after dental surgery and for mouth hygiene.
Before you use this medicine
Do not use:
Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:
How to use this medicine
Check the cap seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not use the medicine.
Adults and children of 6 years and over: Thoroughly rinse the mouth, or gargle, with at least 15 ml (one tablespoonful). Use this amount 2 or 3 times a day. There is no need to dilute the medicine.
Do not swallow the medicine.
Do not use for children under 6 years.
Do not use more than the amount recommended above.
If symptoms do not go away talk to your pharmacist or doctor.
If anyone accidentally swallows a large amount: Talk to a doctor straight away.
Possible side effects
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some of these:
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on this label. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the label edge.
This mouthwash contains Cetylpyridinium Chloride 0.025% w/v.
Also contains: purified water, alcohol, sorbitol, sodium bicarbonate, cetomacrogol, levomenthol, methyl salicylate, peppermint oil, saccharin, quinoline yellow (E104), patent blue V (E131).
Text prepared 10/14
for the MAH:
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist.