Anbesol - Oromucosal Solution


Anbesol Anaesthetic Antiseptic Oromucosal solution is used for the relief of pain caused by mouth ulcers and sore gums. Lidocaine hydrochloride is a local anaesthetic which works by stopping the sensation of pain. Chlorocresol and cetylpyridinium chloride kill bacteria.

How to Use
Adults, the Elderly and adolescents and Children aged 10-18 years old:

  • Apply undiluted to the affected area using a clean fingertip.
  • Two applications of the solution straight away will normally be enough for pain relief.
  • Do not apply more frequently than every 3 hours, or as directed by the doctor or dentist.

The active substances are lidocaine hydrochloride 0.90%w/w, chlorocresol 0.10%w/w, cetylpyridinium chloride 0.02%w/w.


  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not store above 25˚C.
  • If you still have symptoms after 3 days, speak to your doctor or dentist.
  • This medicinal product contains chlorocresol and the azo dyes amaranth (E123) and sunset yellow (E110) which may cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals.
  • If you are pregnant, breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine.

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