What is Iglu Mouth Ulcer Treatment Gel?
Iglu Gel is a treatment for annoying mouth ulcers. It treats and protects your mouth ulcers, helping to ease pain and irritation as they heal. If you’re suffering from annoying mouth ulcers that make eating and talking a chore, Iglu Gel could help.
What are mouth ulcers?
Mouth ulcers are small, painful ulcers that can appear on your lips, tongue, or inside of your mouth. They usually aren’t anything to worry about and will clear up by themselves within a couple of weeks. However, mouth ulcers can be very painful and irritating, especially when you talk, eat, or drink, leaving many people looking for a way to ease their pain and help their ulcer to heal.
How will Iglu Gel treat my mouth ulcer?
Iglu Gel contains 2 active ingredients which work together to soothe your mouth ulcers. The first is lidocaine hydrochloride, which is a local anaesthetic and eases pain and irritation in the area. The second is aminoacridine hydrochloride, which is an antiseptic and combats bacterium around your mouth ulcer. Iglu Gel also forms a gel coating when you’ve applied it to your mouth ulcer, protecting it from further irritation as your mouth heals.
Can I use this product if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using this product. It is not currently known whether this product has any potential risks during pregnancy or breastfeeding, so make sure to only take this product of a medical professional tells you to.
Can I use this product if I’m taking other medication?
You can use Iglu Gel if you’re taking other medication, as this product is not known to interact with any other medications. However, we’d recommend speaking to your doctor or pharmacist before using any combination of medications at the same time, so you can be sure the treatments you’re using are safe and effective.
How to use this gel
Before using this product, wash your hands thoroughly and use a clean tissue to remove any excess saliva or moisture from around your mouth ulcer. Squeeze a small amount of Iglu gel onto a clean, dry fingertip or a cotton bud and apply directly to the mouth ulcer. Apply in one single wiping action, do not dap the gel onto your ulcer. Repeat if you have multiple mouth ulcers. Avoid applying the gel to the back of your throat or your tongue.
Can I buy Iglu Gel over the counter?
You do not need a prescription for Iglu Gel, 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 this product is the best choice for you.
When should this product not be used?
Iglu gel is not suitable for use in children under the age of 7. Do not use this product if you are allergic to lidocaine hydrochloride, aminoacridine hydrochloride, or any of the other listed ingredients. For use on mouth ulcers only, avoid contact with eyes or other sensitive areas. Do not use this product to treat teething pain. If you have had a mouth ulcer that lasts for more than 3 weeks or keeps coming back speak to your doctor or dentist for advice.
Does Iglu Gel have any side effects?
Like all medications, Iglu Gel can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These side effects include symptoms of a severe allergic reaction, such as:
- Difficulty breathing
- Swelling of the face, mouth, throat, tongue, etc.
If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to a doctor right away. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
How to store this product
Store in a cool, dry place which is below 25 degrees C. Do not use this product if the expiry date printed on the original packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
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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- Aminoacridine Hydrochloride, Lidocaine
The active ingredients are lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate (0.66% w/w) and aminoacridine hydrochloride (0.05% w/w).
The other ingredients are carbomer, hydroxypropylcellulose, white soft paraffin, liquid paraffin and peppermint oil.
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