Active substance(s): AMINOACRIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE / LIGNOCAINE HYDROCHLORIDE
Lidocaine Hydrochloride 0.25%w/w, Aminoacridine hydrochloride 0.025%w/w
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine because it contains
important information for you.
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor, dentist or
pharmacist has told you. This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still
need to use Medijel Pastilles carefully to get the best results.
- Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
- Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
- If any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet.
- You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse after 7 days.
In this leaflet:
1. What Medijel Pastilles are and what they are used for
2. Before you use Medijel Pastilles
3. How to use Medijel Pastilles
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Medijel Pastilles
6. Further information
1. WHAT MEDIJEL PASTILLES ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE USED FOR
Medijel Pastilles contain the active ingredients lidocaine hydrochloride and aminoacridine
Lidocaine hydrochloride is a local anaesthetic and aminoacridine hydrochloride is an
Medijel Pastilles provide quick effective relief from the pain of mouth ulcers, soreness of
gums and denture rubbing.
Medijel Pastilles can be used by adults, the elderly and children.
2. BEFORE YOU USE MEDIJEL PASTILLES
Do not use Medijel Pastilles if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to lidocaine hydrochloride,
aminoacridine hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section
Medijel Pastilles contain sucrose and glucose. If you have been told by your doctor that you
have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
It is unclear whether this product is safe for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The
potential risks are unknown. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines
Medijel Pastilles are not known to affect your ability to drive or use machinery.
3. HOW TO USE MEDIJEL PASTILLES
For adults, the elderly and children:
Place pastilles in mouth against affected area and let it dissolve slowly. Repeat as necessary.
If you take more Medijel Pastilles than you should overdose of the active ingredients is
unlikely to occur because of the low concentrations and small pack size.
If you forget to take Medijel Pastilles do not worry just carry on using them when you
If you have any further questions on the use of this product ask your doctor, dentist or a
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Medijel Pastilles can cause side effects, although not everybody gets
them. On rare occasions, hypersensitivity reactions to lidocaine hydrochloride and
aminoacridine hydrochloride can occur, involving wheezing or shortness of breath.
Seek urgent medical attention if you experience these symptoms. If you experience any other
symptoms not mentioned in this leaflet, stop using the product and tell your doctor, dentist or
If your symptoms persist, tell your doctor, dentist or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE MEDIJEL PASTILLES
Keep this medicine out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Medijel Pastilles after the expiry date shown on the carton. The expiry date refers
to the last day of that month.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Medijel Pastilles contain:
The active ingredients are lidocaine hydrochloride 0.25%w/w and aminoacridine
The other ingredients are hydroxypolyethoxydodecane, gelatin, liquid glucose, sucrose,
peppermint oil, levomenthol, ethyl vanillin, standard green SE 142, dextrose monohydrate
What Medijel Pastilles look like and contents of the pack
Medijel Pastilles are turquoise blue soft pastilles with a peppermint and vanilla flavour.
Medijel Pastilles are available in cartons containing 30g of pastilles.
The Marketing Authorisation holder is:
Diomed Developments Ltd, Tatmore Place, Gosmore, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7QR, UK.
The Manufacturer is:
Earnest Jackson & Co Ltd, Crediton, Devon.
This leaflet was last revised in November 2012.
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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