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Difflam Anti-Inflammatory Sugar Free Throat Spray is for fast relief of painful conditions of the mouth and throat including tonsillitis, sore throat, radiation mucositis, aphthous ulcers, pharyngitis, swelling, redness and inflammatory conditions, post orosurgical and periodontal procedures.
DIRECTIONS: Direct spray onto the affected area for relief of painful conditions of the mouth or throat. Adults: Spray 4-8 times directly onto the sore/inflamed area (and swallow gently). Repeat every one and a half to three hours as necessary. Children 6-12 years: Spray 4 times directly ontothe sore/inflamed area (and swallow gently). Repeat every one and a half to three hours as necessary. Not recommended for children under 6 years.
PRECAUTIONS: Do not exceed the stated dose. If pain persists, consult your doctor. Avoid contact with eyes. Uninterrupted treatment should not exceed 7 days unless under medical supervision.
INGREDIENTS: Benzydamine Hydrochloride, ethanol, methyl hydroxybenzoate, saccharin sodium.
Difflam Throat Spray (benzydamine) is a convenient-to-use and fast-acting throat spray which provides pain relief in the mouth and throat.
The active ingredient in this product is benzydamine hydrochloride, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). When applied directly to the affected area it acts as a local anesthetic, quickly numbing the area, similar to teething or toothache gels. Its anti-inflammatory properties also reduce swelling and provide further pain relief.
Difflam Throat Spray is commonly used to alleviate mild to moderate pain from:
The product can be used in all ages, though dosage should be determined by a doctor for patients under 6 years of age. Difflam Throat Spray is very unlikely to produce disruptive side effects. It also has no known drug interactions and can be safely used in addition to over-the-counter or prescription medications, including other painkillers, anti-inflammatory agents and NSAIDs.
The spray comes in a compact container with a convenient nozzle built into the lid for easy application. The nozzle can be folded against the container for easy carrying or storage.
How to Use
Difflam Throat Spray can be used every 1.5 to 3 hours as-needed for pain relief. Standard instructions are:
Treatment generally should not exceed 7 consecutive days. If regular pain relief is still needed after this period, a doctor should be consulted as it may indicate a more serious problem.
Warnings & Adverse Effects
Because little of the medication is actually ingested, side effects from Difflam Throat Spray are rare and typically mild and transient, including:
The above side effects are not cause for concern unless severe or disruptive.
A small percentage of patients may experience an allergic reaction to the ingredients in this product. Individuals who have had allergic reactions to other NSAIDs are at greater risk of experiencing a reaction from Difflam Throat Spray. Allergic reactions should be treated as a medical emergency.Alternative Options
Those individuals who prefer to avoid throat sprays can enjoy the same rapid mouth and throat pain relief with other Difflam options, ranging from lozenges to mouth rinses. Be sure to check out these other Difflam products available at Kiwi Drug!