Covonia Sore Throat Oromucosal Spray Lemon Flavour is a treatment that helps to relieve the pain and irritation caused by a sore throat. This spray contains two active ingredients that effectively reduce pain and kill germs and bacteria. The active ingredients in this spray are:
Chlorhexidine is an antiseptic that kills germs and bacteria in the mouth and throat that cause pain and irritation and lidocaine is a painkiller that targets where the pain is felt. Covonia Sore Throat Oromucosal Spray Lemon Flavour is suitable to be used by adults and children aged 12 and over.
How to use this medicine • Avoid contact with the eyes. • pull the tube upwards. • Point the spray nozzle towards the back of your throat and press the spray button. • After each use turn the tube back down to close the spray. • If after a number of applications the spray nozzle gets blocked the pump will malfunction. To correct this problem, remove the spray tube from the pump and clean it in a cup of hot water for a few minutes. Allow it to dry before fixing the tube back onto the pump.
Dosage Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years • Spray 3 to 5 times for one application. • Apply 6 to 10 times a day. Children under 12 years Do not give to children under 12 unless your doctor tells you to.
If you take too much If you accidentally swallow some liquid straight from the bottle, see a doctor straight away.Take the pack with you to show which medicine you have swallowed
Before you use this medicine Do not take/use Covonia Sore Throat 0.2%/0.05%w/v Oromucosal Spray Lemon Flavour
• If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to chlorhexidine gluconate or any of the other ingredients of Covonia Sore Throat 0.2%/0.05%w/v Oromucosal Spray Lemon Flavour (see section 6). • If you have an allergy to any other local anaesthetics. • If you have difficulty in swallowing. • Under 12 years old.
Special warnings and precautions Covonia Sore Throat 0.2%/0.05%w/v Oromucosal Spray Lemon Flavour may in rare cases cause severe allergic reactions, leading to a drop in blood pressure and even to unconsciousness. Early symptoms of a severe allergic reaction may be skin rash or asthma. If you notice these symptoms, stop using Covonia Sore Throat 0.2%/0.05%w/v Oromucosal Spray Lemon Flavour and contact your doctor as soon as possible (see under section 4:
“possible side effects”). Talk to your doctor if you have…. • A history of allergies. • A severe sore throat. • A sore throat which has lasted for more than 2 days or is accompanied by high temperature, headache, nausea or sickness. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking….. • Beta blockers or other medicines for heart problems (e.g. propranolol, mexiletine). • Medicine for a stomach ulcer (e.g. cimetidine). • Diuretics, which help remove fluids from the body. • Medicine for epilepsy (e.g. phenytoin or other barbiturates). Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding. Covonia Sore Throat 0.2%/0.05%w/v Oromucosal Spray Lemon Flavour should not be used in pregnancy unless the doctor has told you to do so.
Lidocaine, one of the active ingredients, can be absorbed through the skin and pass into breast milk in small amounts. Important information about the ingredients: This medicine contains: • 120mg of alcohol (ethanol) per 5 sprays (0.5ml). The amount in 5ml of this medicine is equivalent to less than 3ml of beer or 2ml of wine. The small amount of alcohol in this medicine will not have any noticeable effects. • 100mg propylene glycol per 5 sprays (0.5ml).
If you experience any of the following reactions stop using Covonia Sore Throat 0.2%/0.05%w/v Oromucosal Spray Lemon Flavour and get immediate medical help: swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat; a red itchy skin rash; wheezing or difficulty breathing; feeling faint and dizzy; a strange metallic taste in the mouth; collapse. You may be having an allergic reaction.
Other side effects: • Skin sensitivity. • Temporary discolouration of the teeth and tongue. • Burning sensation on the tongue. • Taste disturbances. • Swelling of salivary glands. If you notice these or any other side effect not included above, stop use and tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.
Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for ‘MHRA Yellow Card’ in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine
The active ingredients are: chlorhexidine gluconate 0.2% w/v, lidocaine hydrochloride 0.05% w/v.
The other ingredients are: citric acid (E330), glycerol (E422), sucralose (E955), lemon flavour, eucalyptol, ethanol, propylene glycol and purified water.
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