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Burnol Spray

Manufactured byMOREPEN LABORATORIES LTD
ContainsLidocaine (3 %w/w) + Benzethonium Chloride (0.2 %w/w)
Description

Burnol Spray is a combination medicine which may be used to relieve burning sensation, pain, and itching associated with skin inflammation. It is also used to relieve pain and discomfort associated with sunburn, minor cuts, scratches, insect bites, etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Burnol Spray

  • Dry skin
  • Flushing or redness of skin
  • Cracked or scaly skin
  • Chills or cold sweats

Uses of Burnol Spray

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pain and irritation
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after evaluating the potential benefits and risks associated with the use of this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative that is more compliant.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to lidocaine, benzethonium Chloride or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after evaluating the potential benefits and risks associated with the use of this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative that is more compliant.
General warnings

Irritation and Redness

If you develop skin redness and irritation after using this medicine, discontinue its use immediately. If the symptoms persist for more than 7 days, consult your doctor for further treatment.

External use only

This medicine is meant for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. In the case of accidental eye contact, thoroughly wash your eyes with water.

Severe burns and cuts

This medicine is not recommended for use in case of severe burns or cuts, deep puncture wounds, and animal bites, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use in Children

This medicine should be used with caution in patients less than 12 years of age and only under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

Missed Dose

This medicine is used as and when required, so the chances of missing a dose are less likely.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Sodium Nitrite

Prilocaine

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is meant for external use only. Apply this spray following all the instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Avoid the use of this spray on large wounds, animal bites, and deep puncture wounds. Contact your doctor if you experience any side effects, or if the symptoms don't improve after multiple applications.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Lidocaine works by blocking pain signals from the body to the brain. Benzethonium chloride kills micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc. as well as inhibits their future growth.
Legal Status

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Classification

Category

Topical anesthetics, Antiseptic and germicides

Schedule

OTC

Burnol - Burns Spray [Internet]. Drmorepen.com. 2018 [cited 5 October 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drmorepen.com/products/burnol-burns-spray

Lidocaine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 16 June 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00281

Benzethonium - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 3 October 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB11125
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Information on this page was last updated on 6 Aug 2019

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