Skip to Content


Important: The information below refers to medicines available in the United States that contain phenol.

Medications containing phenol:

phenol topical

Brand names: Chloraseptic Sore Throat Spray, Cepastat, Castellani Paint, Mycinette Sore Throat Spray
Drug class(es): topical anesthetics
Phenol topical is used in the treatment of:

Multi-ingredient medications containing phenol:

allantoin/camphor/phenol topical

Brand names: Blistex
Drug class(es): miscellaneous topical agents
Allantoin/camphor/phenol topical is used in the treatment of:

benzocaine/phenol/povidone iodine topical

Drug class(es): mouth and throat products

camphor/phenol topical

Brand names: Campho-Phenique
Drug class(es): mouth and throat products, topical rubefacient

glycerin/phenol topical

Brand names: Vicks Formula 44 Custom Care Throat Spray, Chloraseptic Max Sore Throat Relief Plus Coating Protection, Ulcerease
Drug class(es): mouth and throat products
Glycerin/phenol topical is used in the treatment of:

menthol/phenol topical

Drug class(es): topical rubefacient

phenol/zinc oxide topical

Brand names: Columbia Antiseptic
Drug class(es): miscellaneous topical agents

Disclaimer: The indications, uses and warnings for individual medications outside the USA are determined by local regulatory bodies in each country or region. The website is intended primarily for audiences in the United States and its territories. Indications, uses and warnings on patient information leaflets are derived from FDA product labels and may differ in countries outside the USA. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on this page is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients or recommend specific therapies. The information on this page is not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that a drug or drug combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information provided here. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice.