Menthol - oral


Patient Medicine Information
Why do I need this medicine?
Menthol helps to relieve sore throat or mouth pain and clear blocked airways.
How do I take this medicine?
Take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

Try to take it at the same time each day.

Menthol is available as pastilles, lozenge or oral solution.

If you are taking an oral syrup, shake the bottle well before you take it to ensure that the liquid is evenly mixed. Use the measuring spoon or cup provided to measure your dose.

If you are taking the lozenge/pastille, suck the lozenge/pastille and repeat as desired until it completely dissolves. Do not swallow.
What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.

If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
What should I take note of while taking this medicine?
Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Be sure to check with your doctor or pharmacist before giving this medicine to a child over 6 years. Children may be at risk of choking.
What side effects could I experience?
Menthol may cause any of the following side effects: oral discomfort, abdominal pain, nausea.

Inform your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away or are severe, or if you experience other side effects.
Can I take this with other medicines?
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
What special dietary instructions should I follow?
Avoid alcohol. Consuming large amount of alcohol is very damaging to the liver.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Keep away from the reach of children.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
This information is independently developed by MIMS based on menthol - oral and is provided for your reference only. It is not a replacement for and should only be used in conjunction with full consultation with a licensed healthcare professional, the information provided by your pharmacist and/or the manufacturer of the medication. It may not contain all the available information you require and cannot substitute professional medical care, nor does it take into account all individual circumstances. Although great effort has been made to ensure content accuracy, we shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims or damages arising from the use or misuse of the information contained herein, its contents or omissions, or otherwise. Copyright © 2020 MIMS. All rights reserved. Powered by MIMS.com
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