Dequalinium chloride Pharmacology

Dequalinium chloride

About Dequalinium chloride
Substituted benzimidazole , A quaternary ammonium compound, Antimicrobial agent,antiseptic , disinfectant, topical bacteriostat.
Mechanism of Action of Dequalinium chloride
Dequalinium chloride is an antiseptic which acts against microorganisms associated with mouth and throat infections including bacteria, and fungi. It directly acts on the area of infection and also lubricates and soothes the painful area, which helps relieve the soreness and discomfort of mouth and throat infections.
Pharmacokinets of Dequalinium chloride
Onset of Action for Dequalinium chloride
Duration of Action for Dequalinium chloride
Half Life of Dequalinium chloride
Side Effects of Dequalinium chloride
1 Allergic reactions
2. Sore tongue
Contra-indications of Dequalinium chloride
Hypersensitivity to the drug.
Special Precautions while taking Dequalinium chloride
1. If irritation persists or allergic reactions occur.

Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Dequalinium chloride
Mouth and throat infection.
Interactions for Dequalinium chloride
Typical Dosage for Dequalinium chloride
Lozenges: 0.25mg lozenge sucked slowly at every 2 to 3 hours. Increases the frequency of administration if required.
Oral Paint: Apply Dequalinium chloride 0.5% w/v to the area of infection at every 2 to 3 hours.
Schedule of Dequalinium chloride
Storage Requirements for Dequalinium chloride
Store at room temperature at a range of 15 to 30 degree C in a well closed container.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Dequalinium chloride
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Dequalinium chloride
Provide symptomatic treatment and supportive measures.

Home Delivery for Dequalinium chloride in Your City

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Dequalinium chloride is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for dequalinium chloride might be better known than dequalinium chloride itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have dequalinium chloride in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for dequalinium chloride.