Hexylresorcinol, benzalkonium chloride solution.
Each lozenge contains 2.5 mg Hexylresorcinol and 1.2 mg Benzalkonium Chloride Solution 50%w/v.
Dequasin Extra Lozenge contains Hexylresorcinol which is effective in throat pain relief and an antiseptic; Benzalkonium Chloride is also an antiseptic, providing dual antiseptical effect.
Dequasin Extra - a tasty throat lozenge, with strong pain relief and antiseptic action, is effective in relieving throat pain and throat infection. It also soothes the pain related to the throat infection. It is also effective in killing the germs in the mouth.
Adults and children aged 12 years and over: One lozenge every three hours or as required. The stated dose should not be exceeded. Do not take more than 8 lozenges in 24 hours.
Children aged 7 to under 12 years: One lozenge every three hours or as required. The stated dose should not be exceeded. Do not give more than 4 lozenges in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 7 years of age.
The oral toxic dose of Benzalkonium Chloride is between 1 and 3g. Symptoms of overdose are unlikely with a product containing such a low level. An overdose of Hexylresorcinol may cause minor gastrointestinal irritation.
This product contains levomenthol. Excessive levomenthol intake (more than 50 lozenges) may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating and thirst.
If the patient is allergic to Hexylresorcinol, Benzalkonium Chloride or any of the excipients, he/she must not take the lozenge.
Each lozenge contains 2.5g of total glucose and sucrose. This should be taken into account in patients with diabetes mellitus.
If symptoms persist, consult the doctor.
Dequasin Extra Lozenge - Blackberry contains E124 Ponceau 4R and E151 Brilliant Black which may cause allergic reactions.
Consult the doctor before taking this lozenge during pregnancy or when nursing.
Undesirable effects are rare such as local irritations or inflammations in the mouth and throat.
R02AA12 - hexylresorcinol ; Belongs to the class of antiseptics used in throat preparations.
R02AA16 - benzalkonium ; Belongs to the class of antiseptics used in throat preparations.
Loz (lemon & honey/blackberry) 1 x 8's (carton).