User Reviews for Phenol
Also known as: Assure Sore Throat, Castellani Paint, Castellani Paint Colorless, Cepastat, Cepastat Extra Strength, Cheracol Sore Throat, Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray, Mycinette Sore Throat Spray, Ora Relief Throat, Ozonol, P & S Liquid, Pain-A-Lay Gargle, Phenasep Cherry, Unguentine, Unguentine Original Formula
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Reviews for Phenol to treat Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis
Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (phenol): "On day two of an intense infection that has left me unable to swallow and thus sleep. Got Chloroseptic - only brand offered. It was nigh on useless. One squirt - the recommended dose - barely made an impression. I waited 10 minutes, did three squirts - marginal improvement, perhaps a 5 minute slight numbing. There is no way I can get relief with this product without going well over the guidelines and based on what I read elsewhere, swallowing it is dangerous. So, back to spitting in a cup for the next couple of days... Waste of money."
Brodie Scott (taken for less than 1 month) April 5, 2017
1 users found this comment helpful.
Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (phenol): "I have a sore throat. I spray once and let it sit in the area for 20 secs then spit out. The numbing only stays for about 10 mins. Obviously the soreness starts to come back. With another spray and about 10 mins later still the numbing goes away. It says use every 2 hours if needed. I need more spraying. "
Anonymous February 9, 2015
8 users found this comment helpful.
"Works immediately and numbs the throat."
soccergal8 March 16, 2011
2 users found this comment helpful.
Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray (phenol): "I have Strep throat - this numbs effected area and soothes pain in throat. Works wonders but taste and smell is awful. OTC directions for use say use full strength, spray 3 times and swallow. Alternatively, gargle at full strength rinsing effected area for 15 seconds, then expel the remainder. repeat every 2 hours as necessary, to maximum of 8 times/ day. My personal experience I need 6 sprays then gargle and let sit on effected area for 30 seconds to have it last for 2 hours but I only do this 4 times a day. Have also used in the past for pain due to coughing and one spray lasts along time. Very good product because it works!"
leeann250 October 8, 2010
42 users found this comment helpful.
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