ORALDENE ICEMINT

Active substance: HEXETIDINE

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200 ml
Medicated Relief for
Mouth & Throat Infections
Hexetidine

IC E M INT

F309415
13/0003

Possible side-effects

How to use this medicine
Check the table below to see how much medicine to
use.
Oraldene Icemint is for topical use only, which means
that it should not be swallowed or taken internally.

i Children under 6 years old
Oraldene is not recommended for children under
6 years of age.

ults and
i Adults a Children aged 6 years and
over

Age

Hexetidine

Medicated Relief for
Mouth & Throat Infections

Dose

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children
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I CEMI N T

Rinse the mouth or gargle for
30 seconds with at least 15 ml
(approx. 1 tablespoonful) of
undiluted Oraldene Icemint two to
three times a day or as otherwise
directed.

Oraldene Icemint 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:
■ Swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat
which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing
■ Allergic reactions including itchy rash ■ Irritation,
tingling or numbness of the tongue and/or tissues
inside the mouth ■ Shortness of breath ■ Cough ■ Dry
mouth ■ Feeling sick (nausea) ■ Sickness (vomiting)
■ Salivary gland enlargement ■ Taste disturbance or
loss of taste ■ Pain, swelling, redness or heat ■ Tongue
or tooth discolouration ■ Blistering or ulceration
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse.

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

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Storing this medicine



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Antibacterial
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This carton was revised August 2013. ©
Oraldene is a registered trade mark.

oraldene icemint

Further information
What’s in this medicine?

The active ingredient is: Hexetidine 0.1 g/100 ml
Other ingredients are: Polysorbate 60, citric acid,
saccharin sodium, ethanol 96%, quinoline yellow (E104),
patent blue V (E131), levomenthol, sodium calcium
edetate, sodium hydroxide (E524) and purified water.

Product Licence holder: McNeil Products Ltd,
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Maidenhead, B
ea Berkshire, SL6 3UG, UK.
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Manufacturer: Famar Orléans, 5 avenue de Concyr,
45071 Orleans, Cedex 2, France.
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PL 15513/0107

Do not use if bottle seal is broken when purchased.
Do not store above 30°C.
Use within 6 months of opening.
Protect from light.
Keep in the outer container.
Keep the product out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use your medicine after the date shown as an
expiry date on the packaging.
Retain carton for full instructions.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or
household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose
of medicines no longer required. These measures will
help to protect the environment.

What the medicine looks like

200 ml

Oraldene Icemint is a clear blue-green solution available
in 200 ml bottles. It contains 0.1 g of the active
ingredient in every 100 ml of medicine.

ICE M IN T
Hexetidine

What the medicine is for
The mouthwash 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 (called gingivitis), bad
breath (halitosis) or sore throat. It can also be used
before and after dental surgery to help prevent
infections.

Before using this medicine
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.

Do not use this medicine…
■ If

you have ever had a bad reaction to
Oraldene Icemint or any of its ingredients.
If this applies to you, get advice from your
doctor or pharmacist without using Oraldene
Icemint.
■ If symptoms persist talk to your doctor or
pharmacist.

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding
■ Ask

your doctor or pharmacist for advice
before using Oraldene if you are pregnant or
breast-feeding.

Some of the ingredients can cause
problems
■ Ethanol

(96%) may cause irritation or dry skin
if frequently applied to the skin.
■ Sodium content: 0.016 g/100 ml.

Hexetidine

EXP

Medicated Relief for
Mouth & Throat
Infections

F309416-13/0002

I C E M IN T

Do not use if
bottle seal is
broken when
purchased.
Keep out of the reach and
sight of children.
DIRECTIONS: Mouthwash
for topical use only.
DO NOT SWALLOW. SHAKE
WELL BEFORE USE.
ADULTS AND CHILDREN
6 YEARS AND OLDER
Rinse the mouth or gargle for
30 seconds with at least
15 ml (approx. 1 tablespoonful)
of undiluted Oraldene Icemint
two to three times a day.
CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS not recommended.
If symptoms persist discontinue
treatment and consult your
doctor.
• Do not dilute.

Antibacterial
Mouthwash to relieve

gingivitis mouth ulcers
sore gums sore throat

200 ml

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CONTENTS: The solution contains Hexetidine
0.1 g/100 ml. Other ingredients: Polysorbate,
saccharin sodium, citric acid, quinoline yellow,
patent blue V, levomenthol, sodium calcium edetate,
sodium hydroxide (E524), ethanol 96%, water.
Sodium content: 0.016 g/100 ml.
Oraldene Icemint has an antibacterial and
antifungal action which relieves mouth and throat
infections. It can also be used before and after
dental surgery.
Store below 30°C. Protect from light.
Keep container in the outer carton.
Read and retain carton for full instructions.
Oraldene is a registered trade mark.
PL holder: McNeil Products Ltd,
Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3UG, UK.
PL 15513/0107

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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