Dequalinium chloride - oral


Patient Medicine Information
Why do I need this medicine?
Dequalinium chloride is used to treat various mild infections of the mouth or throat.

This medicine helps relieve sore throat.
How do I take this medicine?
Take Dequalinium chloride exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

This medicine is available as a lozenge. Suck one lozenge until it slowly dissolves in your mouth.

Take Dequalinium chloride for the shortest duration as necessary to relieve the symptoms.
What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.
What should I take note of while taking this medicine?
Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
What side effects could I experience?
Dequalinium chloride may cause any of the following side effects: burning or tingling sensation, numbness or pain in the tongue.

Inform your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away or are severe, or if you experience other side effects.
Can I take this with other medicines?
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
What special dietary instructions should I follow?
Avoid alcohol.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
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