General Information

» Why should I use Cepacol® Extra Strength Lozenges for my sore throat pain?

When you want powerful sore throat relief for your sore throat pain, you should use Cepacol® Extra Strength Lozenges - as they provide the maximum amount of numbing medication you can get without a prescription.

With a combination of an analgesic and an anesthetic, menthol and benzocaine, Cepacol® extra strength lozenges (Cherry, Honey Lemon & Sugar Free Cherry) start to relieve sore throat pain instantly and helps you feel better.

With a combination of a cough suppressant and an anesthetic, dextromethorphan and benzocaine, Cepacol® extra strength lozenges (Sore Throat + Cough Mixed Berry) start to relieve sore throat pain instantly and suppresses your cough.

» When should I use Cepacol® Sensations products?

When you want sensational relief with great taste for your sore throat irritation, Cepacol® Sensations Lozenges is a good choice. It contains a lower amount of numbing medication than Cepacol® Extra Strength products. The three variants relieve sore throat pain and provide either an instantly cooling, warming, or refreshing sensation with great taste.

» Why does my throat feel numb after using certain Cepacol® products?

The action of benzocaine in Cepacol® Lozenges works on the nerve receptors in your throat so they are temporarily unable to register sensations of pain, which is why your throat feels numb. Numbing action is a fast and effective way to relieve sore throat pain.

» What does the "S" stand for on the Cepacol® lozenges

It is a decorative swirl.

» Where can I get MSDS information?

Visit www.RBNAinfo.com for more details.

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Safety

» Responsible & Safe Benzocaine Usage

The responsible and safe use of our products is a priority for Reckitt Benckiser LLC, and we are committed to sharing and reinforcing appropriate product usage information. When used as directed, our products provide safe, effective, fast and temporary relief of sore throat pain.

We are aware of the Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) recent communication regarding a rare adverse effect in professional and over-the-counter consumer products containing benzocaine. In particular, the FDA recommends that caregivers of children under the age of two years old should consult their physician or healthcare professional before use. We are working with the FDA to determine the appropriate actions, but continue to advise consumers to consult their healthcare professionals if they have questions.

Consumers seeking more information regarding usage of products containing benzocaine are encouraged to consult their health care provider.

» Are Cepacol® sore throat products safe to use for children?

The following products are safe with adult supervision for children 5 years or older:
Cepacol® Sore Throat: Maximum Numbing Lozenges (Cherry, Honey Lemon & Sugar Free Cherry)
Cepacol® Sensations (Cooling, Warming and Hydra)

The following products are safe with adult supervision for children 6 years or older:
Cepacol® Sore Throat: Maximum Numbing Lozenges & Cough (Mixed Berry)
Cepacol® Antibacterial Mouthwash

The following products are safe with adult supervision for children 4 years of age and older:
Cepacol® Sore Throat Spray (Sugar Free Cherry)

See product label for complete drug fact information

» Are Cepacol® products safe for pregnant/breast-feeding women?

Please ask a health professional before use.

» Can I use Cepacol® products while taking other medications?

It is always a good idea to consult with a doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other medications with Cepacol® products.

Based on amount of benzocaine per dose.

*The 2014 Pharmacy Times Survey of Pharmacists’ OTC Recommendations, Sore Throat Lozenges – August 2014.
Cepacol is the #1 Doctor Recommended OTC Sore Throat Lozenge in the U.S. for the period from November 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014.



Use as directed