dyclonine


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dyclonine

 [di´klo-nēn]
a bactericidal and fungicidal local anesthetic, used topically as the hydrochloride salt.
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Sucrets now offers a sore throat product containing 2 mg of cy-clonine, which the company describes as "real medicine for serious sore throats." Sucrets is the only brand with dyclonine.
Such agents include benzocaine, butamben, cocaine, dibucaine, lidocaine, pramoxine, prilocaine, tetracaine, and dyclonine (a bactericidal and fungicidal local anesthetic used in lozenges and throat sprays for sore throats).
Officials at the Blue Bell, Pa.-based company say the lozenge is the only one that contains Dyclonine, which, they add, is rated the best active ingredient of its kind.
Benzocaine, dyclonine, lidocaine, and tetracaine are available in solution, gel, or spray formulations.
Sucrets contains dyclonine, which Nugent says was recently identified by the editors of Consumer Reports as the most effective and longest-lasting ingredient for relieving sore throat pain.
The key ingredient in Sucrets, for example, is dyclonine, which Nugent points out was recently identified by Consumer Reports as the most effective and longest-lasting ingredient for treating sore throat pain.
Formulated with maximum-strength dyclonine HCl, a long-lasting anesthetic, the product also contains the skin protectant allantoin.
Addressing those concerns, Cepacol has been made with menthol to cool quickly on contact and dyclonine to provide relief up to twice as long as the most widely available active ingredient in other sprays.