Anbesol Teething Gel

Anbesol Teething Gel Anbesol Teething Gel

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Anbesol Teething Gel relieves sore gums due to teething in infants and children 5 months of age and older.


Anbesol Teething Gel can help to soothe and relieve your child’s gums which may be sore from teething - Teething is a painful part of growing up but you can lessen the pain by applying Anbesol teething gel onto their infected area.  

This clever gel contains an anaesthetic which provides quick-acting and effective pain relief and can help prevent these sores against infections.

Adults and the elderly: • Apply a small amount of gel to a clean fingertip and spread gently onto the affected area • Two applications straight away will normally be enough for temporary pain relief • Do not apply more frequently than every 3 hours.

 Babies teething and children: • Apply a pea sized blob of gel, to a clean fingertip and spread gently onto the affected area • If necessary, repeat the dose after 3 hours. Do not use more than 6 times in one day (24 hour period) • Stop treatment when your child’s symptoms settle • Do not use for more than 7 days for each teething episode

 • If your child’s symptoms worsen, do not improve after 7 days of treatment or you are concerned that your child is unwell, talk to a health care professional • If your child vomits, spits or swallows the medicine, do not use any more product immediately.

Wait 3 hours before using the medicine againcontact your doctor or your nearest Accident and Emergency department, taking this leaflet and pack with you. • Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you to.

 Do not give more medicine than the label tells you to • You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

 If you use more Anbesol Teething Gel than you should: If anyone used more Anbesol Teething Gel than they should, or if large quantities of the gel are accidentally swallowed,

Do not use Anbesol Teething Gel: • If you are allergic to lidocaine hydrochloride, chlorocresol, cetylpyridinium chloride, other anaesthetics similar to lidocaine or any of the other ingredients in this medicine  • You have porphyria (a disease which causes stomach pain, constipation, changes in the colour of urine, skin rashes and disturbed behaviour)

Warnings and precautions Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Anbesol Teething Gel: • If you have open wounds or damaged areas in the lining of your mouth as this may result in too much of the active ingredients being absorbed • If symptoms continue for more than 7 days or recur frequently, speak to your pharmacist, doctor or dentist.

Do not use at the same time as other products containing lidocaine. Do not give this medicine, if your child is under 5 months old. Do not use more Anbesol Teething Gel than recommended  as this may result in the active ingredients being absorbed into the body causing serious side effects, such as convulsions (fits).

Other medicines and Anbesol Teething Gel Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any of the following medicines as they may interfere with Anbesol Teething Gel: • Other anaesthetics or medicines similar to lidocaine for example antiarrhythmic drugs such as mexiletine which are used to control abnormal heartbeats • Erythromycin a type of antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections • Itraconazole a type of antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections • Antiarrhythmic drugs such as amiodarone which are used to control abnormal heartbeats • Cimetidine used to treat stomach ulcers or heartburn • Beta-blockers used to treat heart conditions, high blood pressure or migraine • Calcium chloride used for the treatment of hypocalcaemia or as a food additive • Codeine phosphate used to treat pain, diarrhoea or relieve coughs • Diamorphine hydrochloride a painkiller used to treat severe pain • Paveretum used to treat moderate to severe pain and to calm you before an operation • Quinine hydrochloride used to treat malaria or leg cramps • Methylcellulose used to treat constipation • Non-ionic surfactants such as Cetomacrogol 1000 and polysorbate 80 which are used in medicines, foods and cosmetics

Pregnancy, fertility and breast-feeding If you are pregnant, breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine. If you are breast-feeding small amounts of the active ingredient lidocaine will pass into your breast milk but in such small quantities that it should not harm your baby if this medicine is used as directed.

Driving and using machines Anbesol Teething Gel is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or use machines. Important information about some of the ingredients This medicinal product contains chlorocresol and the azo dye Ponceau 4R (E124) which may cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals. This medicinal product contains 66.605% ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 0.754 ml per dose, equivalent to 15.1 ml beer, 6.3 ml wine per dose which may be harmful for those suffering from alcoholism. To be taken into account in pregnant or breast-feeding women, children and high risk groups such as patients with liver disease, or epilepsy.

Like all medicines, this medicine may cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. • Allergic reactions (eg difficulty breathing, rash or itch) • Some people have reported suffering from ulcers • Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin that can cause red, itchy and scaly skin).

 Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Anbesol Teething Gel contains the active ingredients; lidocaine hydrochloride 1.0%w/w, chlorocresol 0.1%w/w and cetylpyridinium chloride 0.02%w/w.

It also contains alcohol, clove oil, glycerol, hydroxypropyl cellulose, sodium saccharin, Ponceau 4R (E124) and purified water


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