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Healex Spray

Manufacturer: Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Benzocaine, Cetrimide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 18, 2019

This is a combination medication which has Benzocaine and Cetrimide as active ingredients. It is a local anesthetic, which is used as a pain reliever caused due to infections of the skin. This spray helps alleviate pain caused by skin irritations, sore throat, sunburn, teething pain, vaginal or rectal irritation, ingrown toenails, hemorrhoids, etc.

This spray is composed of Benzocaine and Cetrimide. It acts as a local anesthetic and blocks the pain signals sent from the nerves to the brain and hence reduces the sensation of pain. It also acts as an antiseptic and kills bacteria, fungi & viruses causing infection on the skin.

This spray is primarily used for the following conditions:

  • Pain

  • Skin Irritation

Here are some of the possible side effects of this spray

  • Pulmonary Haemorrhage

  • Cough

  • Headache

  • Insomnia (Difficulty In Sleeping)

  • Renal Injury

  • Vomiting

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This spray is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Studies carried out on humans and animals have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

This spray is a local anesthetic that acts as an analgesic. It binds reversibly to sodium channels and decreases neuron permeability to sodium ions. This inhibits neuronal membrane depolarization, which stops nerve impulse initiation and conduction. This medication is a kind of antiseptic that acts through three modes, namely, protein denaturation, membrane damage, and enzyme inactivation. At low levels, the medication acts as bacteriostatic, while in higher concentrations it is a bactericide.

Ques: What is Healex Spray?

Ans: This spray performs its action by obstructing pain signals from the peripheral nerves to the brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

Ques: What are the uses of Healex Spray?

Ans: This spray is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as local anesthesia of oral and pharyngeal mucous membranes, earache, Surgical or procedural local anesthesia, and Anesthesia for hemorrhoids.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Healex Spray?

Ans: This spray has some commonly reported side effects. Here are some side effects of this spray which are as follows: methemoglobinemia, seizures, coma, irregular heartbeat, respiratory depression, contact dermatitis, and anaphylaxis.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Healex Spray?

Ans: This spray should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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