Contains the active ingredient : Benzydamine Hydrochloride 0.3%, which is a type of medicine called a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Benzydamine works by stopping the production of various chemicals in the body that cause inflammation. Benzydamine reduces inflammation and pain in the area its's applied to.
Benzydamine also acts as a mild local anaesthetic, causing numbness and pain relief at the site of application.
What is it used for?
Relieving pain and inflammation in the mouth or throat, for example associated with:
Sore throat, particularly if you've had your tonsils out (tonsillectomy) or have just had a naso-gastric tube removed.
Sore gums or tongue, for example due to dentures or following dental work.