What is Difflam Spray?
Difflam Spray is a spray that is for those who are suffering from a mouth condition. The conditions Difflam Spray treats include:
- Mouth Ulcers
- A sore throat
- Sore tongue or gums
- Discomfort from teeth or dentures
The active ingredient benzydamine hydrochloride is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
Who is Difflam Spray suitable for?
It is suitable for adults and children. It is not suitable for anyone who is allergic to the ingredients in the spray, which are:
- Benzydamine hydrochloride
- Sodium Bicarbonate
- Methyl hydroxybenzoate
- Mouthwash Flavour
- Polysorbate 20
- Purified Water
Is this spray suitable for someone pregnant or breastfeeding?
It should not be used by someone pregnant or breastfeeding unless advised by a doctor.
Can Difflam Spray be used when using any medication?
There are no known issues when using this spray if also using any medication.
How often should Difflam Spray be used?
For children under 6, spray one puff for every 4kg of weight. with a maximum of four puffs to the sore area every 90 minutes to 3 hours For children between 6-12, spray four times every 90 minutes to 3 hours. For adults and children over 12, spray between 4-8 times every 90 minutes to 3 hours.
Are there any side effects?
Potential side effects of using Difflam include:
- Skin rash
- Numbness or stinging in the mouth/throat
- Skin redness or swelling
If you notice a side effect, contact your doctor as soon as possible. You can also report any side effect that you may discover. For more information about recording side effects to medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card website.
Why do I need to answer some medical questions before I buy?
You do not need a prescription for Difflam Spray, 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 Difflam Spray is the best choice for you.
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 https://www.nhs.uk
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.
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- Benzydamine Hydrochloride .15% w/v. Also contains Ethanol 8.1% w/v FU, Glycerol Ph Eur, Methyl Parahydroxybenzoate Ph Eur, Mouthwash Flavour, Saccharin FU, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate Ph Eur, Polysorbate 2 Ph Eur, Purified Water Ph Eur.
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Difflam Spray is a metered dose pump throat spray.
Difflam Spray is a locally acting analgesic and anti-inflammatory treatment for the throat and mouth. It is especially useful for the relief of pain in traumatic conditions such as following tonsillectomy or the use of a naso-gastric tube; dental surgery.
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