Difflam Oral Rinse 200ml
£7.99 – £22.99
Throat pain is a common symptom of cold and flu, smoking, and mouth or throat surgery, such as tonsil removal. A sore, painful, dry, scratchy throat with redness, bad breath, mild cough and swollen neck glands, can make it difficult to swallow or talk. Difflam Oral Rinse is an oromucosal gargle rinse solution. The active ingredient benzydamine hydrochloride is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (or NSAIDS) that tackles swelling (inflammation) and relieves pain. Use Difflam Oral Rinse, used every 11/2 to 3 hours, provides effective relief from sore throat and mouth pain, allowing you to get on with your day.
What is Difflam sore throat rinse used for?
Do you have a sore throat? Difflam Sore Throat Rinse contains the active substance benzydamine hydrochloride and belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDS.
How do you use Difflam throat rinse?
Always use Difflam Sore Throat Rinse exactly as your pharmacist has told you. You should check with your doctor, dentist or pharmacist
if you are not sure.
What causes a sore throat?
A sore throat is when you experience a painful scratchy feeling in your mouth or throat. Infections can also cause sore throats. In addition dry air can be a factor.
The symptoms include scratching,burning,rawness and tenderness. Swallowing or talking may hurt and white patches could be visible on the tonsils.
Colds and flu are the most common causes of a sore throat. Otherwise,viruses can cause sore throats. Measles,chicken pox and mumps are the most common, sore throat causing, viruses.
Strep throat is a common bacterial infection. Children are the most susceptible to Strep throat. Allergies can also cause throat irritation.
How much Difflam Throat Rinse to use
Adults, adolescents and elderly: The usual dose is 15 ml of solution to be used every 1½ to 3 hours. Use the measuring cup provided to measure the dose.
Children: This medicine is not suitable for children aged 12 years or under.
How to use the Sore Throat Rinse
The solution should be rinsed around the mouth
or used as a gargle for 20 to 30 seconds and
then spat out.
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Like all medicines Difflam Sore Throat Rinse
can cause side effects, although not everybody
Some side effects could be serious. If you
have any of the side effects listed below, seek
immediate medical help:
• Serious allergic reaction (anaphylactic shock),
signs of which may include difficulty breathing, chest pain or chest tightness, and/or
feeling dizzy/faint, severe itching of the skin
or raised lumps on the skin, swelling of the
face, lips, tongue and/or throat, and which
may be potentially life-threatening.
Other side effects include the following, if
they get serious, please tell your doctor:
(affects 1 in 1,000 people):
• Numbness and/or stinging in the mouth
(affects less than 1 in 10,000 people):
• Difficulty breathing and wheezing
• Skin rash
Not known: (frequency cannot be estimated
from the available data)
• Skin redness or swelling
• Allergic reaction (Hypersensitivity)
If this solution stings your mouth, the next dose
can be diluted with some water to reduce this
Some people may react after using the product
with a severe allergic reaction experiencing
symptoms as described above (a so called
anaphylactic reaction) which may be potentially
life-threatening. In this case you should seek
immediate medical assistance.
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