Cepacol relieves pain associated with a sore throat or mouth. It can be used every 2 hours for pain relief.

Cepacol Overview


Cepacol is an over the counter medication used to relieve pain associated with a sore throat or mouth. Cepacol belongs to a groups of drugs called local anesthetics, which is a numbing agent that will numb the sore throat or mouth. 

This medication comes in an oral (by mouth) liquid spray and a lozenge form. The Oral liquid spray can be used up to 4 times a day, while the lozenge can be used every 2 hours.

Common side effects of Cepacol is tenderness and numbness of the area. 

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  • Other
  • Burns
  • Earache
  • Fissure In Ano
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Oral Ulcer
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Pain
  • Pruritus
  • Toothache

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Cepacol Drug Class

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