TANTUM VERDE
Benzydamine

Solution for mouth wash and gargle

COMPOSITION
100 ml of solution contains: benzydamine (DOE) HCl, 150 mg. Excipients: saccharin, 10% ethanol (w/v), glycerol (E-422), sodium bicarbonate, methyl paraben (E-218), polysorbate 20, quinoline yellow (E-104), patent blue V (E-131), mint essence, purified water, q.s.

Activity
Benzydamine is a molecule with analgesic activity for fast-acting stomatological and buccopharyngeal use.

Therapeutic Indications
Local symptomatic relief of pain and irritation of the throat, mouth and gums coursing without fever.

Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients or a record of allergy to acetyl salicylic acid or to other analgesics or antiinflammatories.

Precautions
Do not swallow. The prolonged use of the product may give rise to a sensitisation phenomenon. If the symptoms last more than 2 days, get worse or are accompanied by fever or other symptoms, interrupt the treatment and see your doctor as soon as possible

Interactions
See your doctor or pharmacist if you are using another medicine in the same area.

Warnings
Pregnancy and lactation: Consult the doctor.

Effects on the capacity to drive
: In topical use, none described.

Use in children: Do not use in children under 12.

Warnings on the excipients: As it contains ethanol as excipient it may cause irritation and dryness of the buccal mucosa.

Posology and instructions for the correct administration of the preparation
Adults and children over 12 years: After brushing your teeth rinse the toothpaste thoroughly before using product. Use 15 ml of TANTUM VERDE, undiluted, or diluted with water at the previous dose up to the 30 ml mark. Apply by means of rinses in case of mouth complaints or by means of gargling in throat complaints for 30 seconds, 2 or 3 times a day. Wash the beaker after each use.
Do not surpass the doses indicated. Do not drink or eat for up to 1 hour after using the medicine.

Overdose
In the event of overdose or accidental intake, go to a medical centre immediately or call the Toxicology Information Service on 91 562 04 20, indicating the medicine and the amount taken.

Undesirable effects
Sporadically, excessive local anaesthetic effect, sensation of stinging, dryness, local irritation, burning sensation or numbness on the application site have been described. If you notice any side effects not mentioned in this leaflet, please inform your doctor or pharmacist.

Expiry
This medicine should not be used after the expiry date indicated on the container.

Without prescription. Keep medicines out of the reach of children.

TANTUM VERDE is a registered trade mark.


Revised text: February 2004

FARMA-LEPORI, S.A.
C. Osi, 7 - 08034 Barcelona

Manufactured by: ACRAF, S.p.A.
Via Vecchia del Pinocchio, 22
60131 Ancona (Italy)

 

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