Drug Index

Benzydamine

 
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Mechanism :

Benzydamine 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.


Indication :

• Gingivitis

• Stomatitis

• Glossitis

• Aphthous ulcers

• Dental surgery

• Oral ulceration due to radiation therapy


Contraindications :

There are no contraindications to the use of Benzydamine except for known hypersensitivity.


Dosing :

Safety and efficacy in children <6 years of age has not been established.

Used topically. The solution is not retained in the mouth and has to be expelled out after 30 seconds of contact with the affected area.

6-12 years of age: 4 puffs every 1/2-3 hours as a gargle (For pain or irritation of the mouth and the throat)


Adverse Effect :

Oral tissue numbness or stinging sensations.


Interaction :

No significant reactions with other drugs known.


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