Oraldene Medicated Relief for Mouth & Throat Infections contains hexetidine, which is an antibacterial and antifungal and is used to help treat throat and mouth infections, including mouth ulcers, thrush, sore or bleeding gums, bad breath or a sore throat. It can also be used before and after dental surgery to help prevent infections.
This medicine is suitable for most people, but a few people should not use it. If you are in any doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Check the table below to see how much medicine to use. Oraldene is for topical use only, which means that it should not be swallowed or taken internally.
If you have ever had a bad reaction to Oraldene or any of its ingredients. If this applies to you, get advice from your doctor or pharmacist without using Oraldene
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using Oraldene® if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Ethanol (96%) may cause irritation or dry skin if frequently applied to the skin.
Azorubin (E122) can cause allergic reactions, including asthma. Reactions are more common in people who are allergic to aspirin.
If anyone accidentally swallows this product, contact a doctor or your nearest Accident and Emergency department taking the pack with you.
Use the next dose as soon as your remember unless it is time to use it again. Do not use two quantities in one go.
Oraldene® can have side-effects, like all medicines, although these don't affect everyone and are usually mild.
If you experience the following, stop using the medicine and talk to your doctor:
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
If you get any side-effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side-effects not listed in this leaflet.
The Active Ingredient is: Hexetidine 0.1 g/100 ml
Other Ingredients are: Polysorbate 80, Citric Acid, Saccharin Sodium, Levomenthol, Eucalyptus Oil, Ethanol 96%, Azorubin (E122) Sodium Calcium Edetate, Sodium Hydroxide (E524), and Purified Water