cherry sore throat lozenge by CVS Pharmacy
Dosage form: lozenge
Ingredients: BENZOCAINE 15mg, MENTHOL 3.6mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-545
Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.
Menthol 3.6 mg
Active ingredient (in each lezenge)
Benzocaine 15 mg
Menthol 3.6 mg
Uses temporarily relieves these symptoms:
occasional minor irritation, pain, sore mouth and sore throat
Use of this product may cause methemoglobinemia, a serious condition that must be treated promptly because it reduces the amount of oxygen carried in blood. This can occur even if you have used this product before. Stop use and seek immediate medical attention if you or a child in your care develops:
- pale, gray, or blue skin (cyanosis)
- rapid heart rate
- shortness of breath
- dizziness or lightheadedness
- fatigue of lack of energy
Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persist for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, swelling, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly. If sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days, or if irritation, pain, or redness persists or worsens, see your dentist or doctor promptly.
Allergy alert: Do not use this product if you have a history of allergy to local anesthetics such as procaine, butacaine, benzocaine, or other "caine" anesthetics.
Do not use
- for teething
- in children under 2 years of age
Stop use and ask doctor if
sore throat is severe or irritation, pain or redness persists or worsens
sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days
If pregnant of breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.
adults and children 5 years and older - allow 1 lozenge to dissolve slowly in mouth. May be repeated every 2 hours as necessary or a directed by a doctor.
children under 5 years - do not use
Inactive ingredients: Corn starch, FD&C red no. 40, glucose syrup, glycerin, medium chain triglycerides, natural and artificial flavors, propylene glycol, soybean oil, sucrose and water.
Questions? Call 1-800-245-2898 Monday - Friday, 9AM to 4PM EST
|Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)|
|Registrant - Bestco Inc. (002149136)|
Medically reviewed on Aug 14, 2018
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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