BOOTS TEETHING GEL 3 MONTHS PLUS
Active substance(s): CETYLPYRIDINIUM CHLORIDE / LIDOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT
Boots Teething Gel 3 Months Plus
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
Lignocaine Hydrochloride Ph Eur
Cetylpyridinium Chloride Ph Eur
For the relief of teething troubles.
Posology and method of administration
Children over 3 months:
Apply a small quantity of gel to the sore area. Repeat the application every
three hours if necessary.
For topical application to mouth and gums.
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Special warnings and precautions for use
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Interactions with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
There are no clinically significant interactions.
Pregnancy and lactation
The safety of this medicine during pregnancy and lactation has not been
established, but use during these periods is not considered to constitute a
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
No adverse effects known.
Hypersensitivity reactions due to lignocaine have been reported rarely and to
cetylpyridinium chloride occasionally.
Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal
product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk
balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report
any suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme at
Overdosage with this medicine is unlikely to constitute a hazard and therefore
symptomatic treatment only is necessary.
Lignocaine is a local anaesthetic of the amide type. Cetylpyridinium Chloride
is a cationic antiseptic.
Lignocaine is readily absorbed from mucous membranes. The plasma
elimination half life is about two hours. Lignocaine is bound to plasma
proteins, including α-1 acid glycoprotein. Extent of binding is between 60 and
Lignocaine undergoes significant first pass metabolism in the liver and is
rapidly de-ethylated to the active metabolite monoethyiglycinexylidide and
then hydrolysed to various metabolites including glycinexylidide. Less than
10% is excreted unchanged by the kidneys. The metabolites are also excreted
in the urine.
Preclinical safety data
List of excipients
Methocel E4 Premium
Sodium saccharin crystals
Citric acid monohydrate
Salt pure vacuum dried extra analysis
Spearmint Naefco flay Firmench
Special precautions for storage
Do not store above 30°C
Nature and contents of container
An internally lacquered collapsible aluminium tube with a membrane seal and
either a polyethylene or polypropylene white wadless screw cap with a piercer
Pack sizes: 13/15 gm
Instruction for use, handling and disposal
MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER
The Boots Company PLC
1 Thane Road West
MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER
DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION/RENEWAL OF THE
DATE OF REVISION OF THE TEXT
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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