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Anbesol Liquid for Mouth Ulcer Relief - 5ml

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Anbesol Liquid for Mouth Ulcer Relief - 5ml

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£2.49 RRP £2.65
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  • Rapid and temporary relief from mouth ulcers and teething pains.
  • Perfect for those who frequently suffer from mouth ulcers
  • Helps to ease persisting denture irritation
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Anbesol Liquid for Mouth Ulcer Relief - 5ml


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What is Anbesol Liquid For Mouth Ulcer Relief?

Anbesol Liquid is a rapid pain relief medication for mouth ulcers, denture irritation, and teething pain. It works as a local anaesthetic to numb the area, eliminating the pain and destroying bacteria that could irritate your ulcers. It gets to work fast, and just 2 quick applications could be enough to ease your painful mouth ulcers.


Who is Anbesol Liquid suitable for?

Anbesol is ideal for anyone suffering from mouth ulcers or other kinds of mouth pain, such as irritation from ill-fitting dentures. It can be given to children as young as 5 months old, making it the perfect remedy for all the family and a great way to ease the teething pain for little ones.


What are mouth ulcers?

Mouth ulcers are a common problem that lots of people have to deal with every so often. They’re a small sore that occurs inside your mouth, or on your cheeks, tongue, or lips and they can be very irritating when you eat, drink, or talk. Mouth ulcers aren’t harmful or contagious and they usually clear up by themselves within 2 weeks.


How will this product ease mouth ulcer pain?

Anbesol liquid contains the active ingredient lidocaine, which works as a local anaesthetic. This means it helps to stop the sensation of pain wherever you apply it, making it the ideal remedy for irritating mouth ulcers that flare up as you eat, drink, or talk. It also contains Chlorocresol and cetylpyridinium chloride, which help to kill the bacteria in your mouth, preventing further irritation.


Is this liquid suitable to use for someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding?

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking any medicine, including Anbesol. This will help you to be sure that the medicine is safe for both you and your baby. If you are breastfeeding, small amounts of the lidocaine in this product can pass to your baby through your breastmilk, but the small quantity should not be enough to cause harm if you use this product as directed.


Can other medicines be used when using Anbesol Liquid?

Some medicines and interfere with this product if they are used at the same time, so they should not be used together. This includes:

  • Other anaesthetics similar to lidocaine, e.g. mexiletine
  • Beta-blockers used to treat high blood pressure, heart conditions, or migraines
  • Codeine phosphate, which is used to treat pain, diarrhoea, and some coughs

For a full list of which medicines should not be used with this product, please read the patient information leaflet. If you are taking any other medication at all, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product. Do not use Anbesol at the same time as other medications which contain lidocaine.


How do I use this liquid?

For adults and the elderly, cover the mouth of the Anbesol bottle with a clean fingertip and tip the bottle up before returning to an upright position. Apply the liquid to the affected area with your fingertip without diluting it. If you apply Anbesol twice right away this will usually be enough to ease your pain, however, you can apply this product again after 3 hours if necessary.

If you are treating a baby or child, apply this product in the same way you would an adult, using a clean fingertip. Repeat after 3 hours if necessary, but do not use more than 6 times in any 24-hour period. If your child vomits, spits, or swallows this medicine, do not apply again immediately, instead wait for 3 hours to repeat the dose. Do not use for more than 7 days for each teething episode.


Why do I need to answer some medical questions before I can buy?

You do not need a prescription for Anbesol Liquid, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that Anbesol Liquid is the best choice for you.


When should Anbesol not be used?

Anbesol liquid is not suitable for use by children under the age of 5 months. Do not use this product if you are allergic to lidocaine hydrochloride, chlorocresol, cetylpyridinium chloride, other anaesthetics similar to lidocaine, or any of the other listed ingredients. Do not use this product if you have porphyria. Speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you:

  • Have open wounds or damaged areas in the lining of your mouth
  • Your symptoms continue for more than 7 days
  • Your symptoms recur frequently


Are there any side effects?

Like all medication, Anbesol can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them These include:

  • Symptoms of allergic reaction, e.g. difficulty breathing, rash, itching
  • Mouth ulcers in some people
  • Dermatitis, causing red, itchy, and scaly skin

If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away.


More Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


Helpful Advice on Medication Restrictions & Addiction

For further information on our medication restrictions policy, please click here.

If you are concerned about an addiction to 'over the counter' medication we urge you to visit the below links for professional help and advice:

• Chlorocresol
• Cetylpyridinium chloride
• Lidocaine hydrochloride
• Alcohol 96%
• Menthol
• Glycerol
• Caramel colour (comprised of Quinoline Yellow (E104), Amaranth (E123), Sunset Yellow (E110) and Green S (E142)
• Purified water
If symptons persist for more than seven days consult your doctor or dentist.

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