Difflam sore throat oral rinse helps relieve painful and sore throats. The solution can be used as a mouthwash or gargle to relieve swelling and inflammation.
This medicine contains the active ingredient benzydamine hydrochloride. It works by acting as a local anaesthetic and has anti-inflammatory qualities.
Difflam may be used to relieve sore throat symptoms associated with the common cold or conditions such as pharyngitis (inflammation of the pharynx).
Difflam is an oral rinse that can either be used as a mouthwash, or as a gargle. The below instructions are for your reference only. If you are unsure of how to use this treatment, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Children over the age of 12, adults and elderly are recommended to use 15ml of solution, every 1½ to 3 hours. The pack comes with a measuring cup that you should use to measure your dose.
Swirl the solution around the mouth, or gargle for 20 - 30 seconds. Spit out, do not swallow.
If you accidentally swallow large amounts of Difflam, contact your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible.
Do not use this treatment if you are sensitive of allergic to benzydamine hydrochloride. Difflam may not be suitable if you have asthma. If you suffer from asthma or other breathing difficulties, talk to your doctor before you use this medicine.
You should also talk to your doctor or pharmacist before use if you are allergic to acetylsalicylic acid or any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs. They may recommend an alternative treatment.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
This medicine is not suitable for children under the age of 12.
Note: If your symptoms get worse and are not improving within a few days, talk to your doctor or local pharmacist.
You should always let your doctor or pharmacist know if you are taking any other medication. This will ensure you get the best results from this treatment, and will help reduce the risk of drug interactions.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Do no use after the expiry date.
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