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Patient Information Leaflet

Cherry Flavour
Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic Throat Spray
Please read this leaflet carefully before you
start using your medicine, as it contains
important information for you.

In this leaflet:
1. What Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic Throat
Spray is and what it is used for

• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.

2. Before you use Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic
Throat Spray

• Ask your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
• If a side effect occurs and it seems serious to
you, or if you notice a side effect not listed in
this leaflet, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

3. How to use Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic
Throat Spray
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store your medicine
6. Further information

1.What Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray is and
what it is used for
Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic Throat Spray is
used to relieve sore throat pain.
The product contains the active ingredient
benzocaine which belongs to the group of medicines
called local anaesthetics. It has a fast action and
works by numbing the pain of a sore throat. The
product comes in the form of a spray. It has a swivel
head applicator to help deliver the local anaesthetic
direct to the throat.

2. Before you use Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray

3. How to use Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray
Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic Throat Spray is for
use by adults and teenagers, and in children aged
from 6 years when supervised by an adult.
The product is designed so that the medication can
be sprayed directly to the back of the throat.
The following instructions will help you to get
the best results from your spray:
• Remove the cap from the bottle, and rotate the
spray head around by half a circle so that the
nozzle extends beyond the bottle
(see diagram below).

DO NOT use this spray if
• you have difficulty in breathing, noisy breathing or
severe difficulty in swallowing. Talk to your
pharmacist or doctor if this applies to you
• you know you are allergic to benzocaine or any of
the other ingredients (see Section 6, Further
Information)
• you have been told that you have a rare blood
condition called methaemoglobinaemia
• you are pregnant or breast-feeding
DO NOT use this medicine for children under 6
years of age.
This medicine contains a small quantity of alcohol
(less than 0.006 units per spray) to dissolve the other
ingredients. Contains propylene glycol - this may
cause skin irritation.
If your sore throat is severe or prolonged, or
accompanied by fever, headache, or feeling sick,
consult a doctor.

Nozzle in stored position

Nozzle ready for use

• If this is a new bottle, or you have not used it
since your last sore throat, activate the pump
by spraying 3 times away from your face
into a sink. This will also help you to get a feel
for the pump action.
• Hold the bottle in your hand with your index
(first) finger on the pump, ready to spray.

Continued overleaf

3. How to use (CONTINUED)

4. Possible side effects

• When you are ready, open your mouth a little and
point the spray nozzle towards the back of
your throat. The nozzle should be just inside your
mouth (see diagram below). This will help the spray
get to its target at the back of the throat.

Allergic reactions have been reported occasionally
with benzocaine. Although very unlikely, if your
breathing is affected after using the spray, or if your
face or mouth become swollen, stop using the spray
and seek immediate medical advice.

• Hold your breath and then press the
pump to spray. Do not exceed the dosage
on the labelling.

Methaemoglobinaemia (a very rare blood condition)
has been reported with benzocaine use.

Press pump here to spray

If you experience any side effect whilst taking this
medicine, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

5. How to store your medicine
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use the spray after the Expiry date which is
shown on the top of the carton and on the base of
the spray bottle.

6. Further information

DO NOT spray into the eyes. If you accidentally
spray into your eyes, rinse them thoroughly
under water.

What Cherry Flavour Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray contains
The spray contains Benzocaine 0.71% w/v (1mg per
spray) as the active ingredient. It also contains:
ethanol, macrogol 300, propylene glycol, glycerol,
cetylpyridinium chloride, saccharin sodium, sodium
dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, sodium hydroxide,
lactic acid, flavouring (cherry, cream, and
levomenthol) and purified water.

For Adults and Teenagers:
• Hold breath and spray 3 times to the back of your
throat.

What Cherry Flavour Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray looks like and
contents of pack

• Repeat every 2-3 hours if required.

The spray is a clear colourless to straw coloured
solution, presented in a glass bottle with a spray
nozzle under a plastic cap. Each bottle contains 15ml.
The nozzle is used to target the spray to the back of
the throat.

• It may be easier the first few times to stand in
front of the mirror whilst spraying the product.

Spray Dosage:

• Do not use more than 8 times a day.
For Children 6-12 years:
• Use only under adult supervision.
• Do not use in a child who is unable to hold their
breath whilst spraying.
• Hold breath and spray once to the back of the
throat.
• Repeat every 2-3 hours if required.
• Do not use more than 8 times a day.
DO NOT use for more than 3 days in a row. If
symptoms do not improve, consult your pharmacist
or doctor.
You should experience temporary numbness in your
throat after using the spray. This indicates that the
product is working. Avoid eating or drinking as
long as the numbness lasts.
If you spray more than you should, and you feel
drowsy, you must contact a doctor immediately.

The marketing authorisation for Cherry Flavour
Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic Throat Spray is held
by: Prestige Brands (UK) Limited, 3 Scotlands Drive,
Farnham Common, Slough, Berkshire SL2 3ES, UK.
The product is manufactured at: Wagener & Co
GmbH, Poststrasse 24, 49525 Lengerich, Germany.
785958001
Version 3.3
This leaflet is dated October 2010.
© Prestige Brands (UK) Limited 2010
® Chloraseptic is a registered trademark.

To get this leaflet in large print, Braille or
as an audio CD, call the RNIB Medicine
Leaflet line on 0800 198 5000 and
quote PL 18259-0002.

Patient Information Leaflet

Cherry Flavour
Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic Throat Spray
Please read this leaflet carefully before you
start using your medicine, as it contains
important information for you.

In this leaflet:
1. What Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic Throat
Spray is and what it is used for

• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.

2. Before you use Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic
Throat Spray

• Ask your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
• If a side effect occurs and it seems serious to
you, or if you notice a side effect not listed in
this leaflet, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

3. How to use Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic
Throat Spray
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store your medicine
6. Further information

1.What Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray is and
what it is used for
Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic Throat Spray is
used to relieve sore throat pain.
The product contains the active ingredient
benzocaine which belongs to the group of medicines
called local anaesthetics. It has a fast action and
works by numbing the pain of a sore throat. The
product comes in the form of a spray. It has a swivel
head applicator to help deliver the local anaesthetic
direct to the throat.

2. Before you use Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray

3. How to use Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray
Ultra Chloraseptic® Anaesthetic Throat Spray is for
use by adults and teenagers, and in children aged
from 6 years when supervised by an adult.
The product is designed so that the medication can
be sprayed directly to the back of the throat.
The following instructions will help you to get
the best results from your spray:
• Remove the cap from the bottle, and rotate the
spray head around by half a circle so that the
nozzle extends beyond the bottle
(see diagram below).

DO NOT use this spray if
• you have difficulty in breathing, noisy breathing or
severe difficulty in swallowing. Talk to your
pharmacist or doctor if this applies to you
• you know you are allergic to benzocaine or any of
the other ingredients (see Section 6, Further
Information)
• you have been told that you have a rare blood
condition called methaemoglobinaemia
• you are pregnant or breast-feeding
DO NOT use this medicine for children under 6
years of age.
This medicine contains a small quantity of alcohol
(less than 0.006 units per spray) to dissolve the other
ingredients. Contains propylene glycol - this may
cause skin irritation.
If your sore throat is severe or prolonged, or
accompanied by fever, headache, or feeling sick,
consult a doctor.

Nozzle in stored position

Nozzle ready for use

• If this is a new bottle, or you have not used it
since your last sore throat, activate the pump
by spraying 3 times away from your face
into a sink. This will also help you to get a feel
for the pump action.
• Hold the bottle in your hand with your index
(first) finger on the pump, ready to spray.

Continued overleaf

3. How to use (CONTINUED)

4. Possible side effects

• When you are ready, open your mouth a little and
point the spray nozzle towards the back of
your throat. The nozzle should be just inside your
mouth (see diagram below). This will help the spray
get to its target at the back of the throat.

Allergic reactions have been reported occasionally
with benzocaine. Although very unlikely, if your
breathing is affected after using the spray, or if your
face or mouth become swollen, stop using the spray
and seek immediate medical advice.

• Hold your breath and then press the
pump to spray. Do not exceed the dosage
on the labelling.

Methaemoglobinaemia (a very rare blood condition)
has been reported with benzocaine use.

Press pump here to spray

If you experience any side effect whilst taking this
medicine, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

5. How to store your medicine
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use the spray after the Expiry date which is
shown on the top of the carton and on the base of
the spray bottle.

6.Further information

• It may be easier the first few times to stand in
front of the mirror whilst spraying the product.

Spray Dosage:
DO NOT spray into the eyes. If you accidentally
spray into your eyes, rinse them thoroughly
under water.
For Adults and Teenagers:
• Hold breath and spray 3 times to the back of your
throat.
• Repeat every 2-3 hours if required.
• Do not use more than 8 times a day.
For Children 6-12 years:
• Use only under adult supervision.
• Do not use in a child who is unable to hold their
breath whilst spraying.
• Hold breath and spray once to the back of the
throat.
• Repeat every 2-3 hours if required.
• Do not use more than 8 times a day.
DO NOT use for more than 3 days in a row. If
symptoms do not improve, consult your pharmacist
or doctor.
You should experience temporary numbness in your
throat after using the spray. This indicates that the
product is working. Avoid eating or drinking as
long as the numbness lasts.
If you spray more than you should, and you feel
drowsy, you must contact a doctor immediately.

What Cherry Flavour Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray contains
The spray contains Benzocaine 0.71% w/v (1mg per
spray) as the active ingredient. It also contains:
ethanol, macrogol 300, propylene glycol, glycerol,
cetylpyridinium chloride, saccharin sodium, sodium
dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, sodium hydroxide,
lactic acid, flavouring (cherry, cream, and
levomenthol) and purified water.
What Cherry Flavour Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray looks like and
contents of pack
The spray is a clear colourless to straw coloured
solution, presented in a glass bottle with a spray
nozzle under a plastic cap. Each bottle contains 15ml.
The nozzle is used to target the spray to the back of
the throat.
The marketing authorisation for Ultra Chloraseptic®
Anaesthetic Throat Spray is held by: Prestige Brands
(UK) Limited, 3 Scotlands Drive, Farnham Common,
Slough, Berkshire SL2 3ES, UK. The product is
manufactured at: Pharmasol Limited, North Way,
Walworth Industrial Estate, Andover, Hampshire,
SP10 5AZ.
MP00000
Version 3.3
This leaflet is dated October 2010.
© Prestige Brands (UK) Limited 2010
® Chloraseptic is a registered trademark.

To get this leaflet in large print, Braille or
as an audio CD, call the RNIB Medicine
Leaflet line on 0800 198 5000 and
quote PL 18259-0002.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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