Difflam 3mg 20 Lozenges
Difflam 3mg 20 Lozenges
We know how unpleasant a sore throat or mouth can be – so keep Mylan Difflam Eucalyptus Lozenges to hand to bring you relief from the painful symptoms when you need it most.
- Throat lozenges containing benzydamine hydrochloride, a local anti-inflammatory agent
- Can be used by adults and children over 6 years of age
- Lovely, soothing eucalyptus flavour
- Comes in a pack of 20 lozenges
- Can be taken up to 3 times a day
- Relieves pain and irritation of your mouth and throat
Active substance: Benzydamine hydrochloride.
Each lozenge contains 3 mg of benzydamine hydrochloride (equivalent to 2.68 mg benzydamine).
Other ingredients: isomalt (E 953), acesulfame potassium, citric acid monohydrate, eucalyptus oil, levomenthol, quinoline yellow (E 104), indigotin dye (E 132).
Usage and Instructions
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose for adults and children over 6 years old is: One lozenge 3 times a day. Do not take more than 3 lozenges per day.
Use in children: Children from 6 to 11 years old should only be given this product under an adult supervision.
Children under the age of 6 years old: should not be given Difflam Lozenges.
Let one lozenge dissolve slowly in your mouth up to three times a day.
Do not swallow. Do not chew.
Difflam should not be used for more than 7 days.
If after using the lozenges your throat gets worse or does not feel better, speak to your pharmacist or doctor.
If you accidentally take too many lozenges, you should contact your pharmacist, doctor or nearest hospital casualty department immediately. Always take the labelled medicine package with you, whether there are any lozenges left or not.
Do not take Difflam Lozenges:
- If you are allergic to benzydamine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
- If you suffer from a condition known as phenylketonuria.
- If you are allergic to salicylic acid or to other anti-inflammatory painkillers called NSAIDs (e.g. ibuprofen).
Talk to your doctor or one of our pharmnacists before taking this medicine:
- If you have a history of asthma.
- If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
- If after using the lozenges the pain in your mouth or throat gets worse or does not improve within 3 days or you appear feverish or have other symptoms, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Taking other medicines and Difflam Lozenges: Tell your doctor or one of our pharmacists if you are taking or have recently taken or might take any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. Difflam Lozenges are not expected to affect other medicines, however if you are not sure, please ask your doctor or pharmacist about other medicines obtained without a prescription.
Difflam Lozenges with food, drink: Food and drink have no influence.
Pregnancy, breastfeeding: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine. Difflam lozenges should not be used during pregnancy. Difflam lozenges should not be used during breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines: Difflam Lozenges do not affect your ability to drive or use machines.
Difflam Lozenges contains: Isomalt (which is a type of sugar): If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side-effects, although not everybody gets them.
Allergic reactions are rare, but can be serious. Tell your doctor immediately if you get any sudden swelling in the mouth/ throat, difficulty breathing, rash or itching especially if affecting the whole body.