Eugenol


Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Mouth/Throat
Mouth infections
Adult: Use as a mouth wash as per product instruction.

Topical/Cutaneous
Analgesia
Adult: Apply to the affected area as per product instructions.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions, irritation. Cytotoxic at high does.
Action
Description: Eugenol, a component of clove oil and some essential oils, has analgesic, local anaesthetic, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial effects. When mixed with zinc oxide, it is used as a temporary anodyne dental filling. It is also used as a flavouring agent and is used in oral hygiene preparations e.g. mouthwash. Eugenol may also be mixed with other pain reducing products to increase the pain relief.
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