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RINSTEAD SUGAR FREE PASTILLES

Active substance: MENTHOL

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1. WHAT RINSTEAD IS AND WHAT IT
IS USED FOR
Rinstead sugar free pastilles contain
cetylpyridinium chloride, an antiseptic that helps
Menthol and Cetylpyridinium chloride
to kill germs that can cause infections and
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains
menthol, which has a soothing effect. They are
important information for you.
used to treat pain and soreness caused by mouth
- Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
ulcers and sore spots caused by dentures
again.
rubbing.
- Ask your pharmacist if you need more
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE RINSTEAD
information or advice
Do not take Rinstead if you, or your child,
- You must contact your doctor or dentist if
have ever had an allergic reaction to
your symptoms worsen or do not improve
cetylpyridinium chloride or menthol or to any
after seven days.
of the other ingredients in the pastilles.
- If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you
notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Ask your pharmacist for advice before taking any
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
medicine.
In this leaflet:
Important information about some of the ingredients
1. What Rinstead is and what it is used for
of Rinstead
2. Before you take Rinstead
Rinstead contain a red colouring agent,
3. How to take Rinstead
amaranth, which may cause allergic reactions and
4. Possible side effects
sorbitol. If you have been told by your doctor
that you have an intolerance to some sugars,
5. How to store Rinstead
contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
6. Further information

6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Rinstead contains
Each pastille contains menthol 0.033% w/w
and cetylpyridinium chloride 0.128% w/w,
which are the active ingredients
The other ingredients are tartaric acid; amaranth
E123; Rinstead oils; sodium ricinoleate;
acesulfame potassium; acacia gum; sorbitol
(E420); silicone antifoam; vegetable oil;
beeswax and water.
What Rinstead looks like and contents of the pack
Rinstead sugar free Pastilles are available in
cartons containing 24 pastilles.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Merck Sharp and Dohme Limited
Hertford Road, Hoddesdon,
Hertfordshire, EN11 9BU, UK
Manufacturer:
Ernest Jackson and Co. Ltd
29 High Street, Crediton
Devon, EX17 3AP England.

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3. HOW TO TAKE RINSTEAD
Let one pastille dissolve slowly in your mouth no
more often than every two hours.
Children under 12 years old should not take
Rinstead.
If you take more Rinstead than you should
If you, or somebody else, accidentally swallows
a large number of pastilles, you should contact
your doctor.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Some people may develop a sensitivity reaction
to the pastilles. If this happens to you, stop
taking the pastilles.
If you are worried by this, or if you think that
you have any other side effects from taking this
medicine, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE RINSTEAD
The pastilles should be stored below 25°C.
All medicines should be stored out of the reach
and sight of children, preferably in a locked
cupboard.
Do not take the pastilles after the date that is
stamped on the carton.

This leaflet was last approved in December 2010

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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