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Tantum Gel

Manufacturer: Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Benzydamine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Tantum Gel, is used to treat inflammation and pain arising from mouth sores and a sore throat as a result of radiotherapy. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent and a topical analgesic used to reduce pain and swelling. It is usually used to relieve minor to moderate aches, especially in the mouth and throat area.

If you are allergic or hypersensitive to any of its ingredients, to any other analgesic, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, let your doctor know. Tantum Gel is not to be used if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, unless directed by your doctor. All medical history must be made know to the doctor.

The medicine is in the form of a mouth rinse intended to be used y gargling. If while gargling it causes some irritation or burning, dilute it with equal parts water. In the case of mouth sores, keep the medicine in contact with it for at least half a minute before throwing it.

Tantum Gel may cause some burning and stinging, redness, itching, dry mouth and cough. If you experience vomiting and diarrhea, alert your doctor.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a ENT Specialist before using this medicine.

inflammation of gums

In addition to its intended effect, Tantum Gel may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Altered taste

Application site irritation

Teeth discolouration.

Is It safe with alcohol?

No interaction found

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Dresin mouthwash & gargle may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.

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 interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.

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.
Tantum Gel is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and anesthetic drug whose principal mode of action is specific inhibition of inflammatory cytokines. It weakly inhibits prostaglandin synthesis, and also inhibits the inflammatory mediators from releasing. It also has a mild non-specific antibacterial activity.
What are you using Tantum Gel for?
mouth sores and a sore throat
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Popular Questions & Answers

My son is Just 5 Years old but he eats a lot mostly snacks, we are worried as he always says he is hungry. Am worried if he is suffering from diabetes or any other psychological issue. Please advice what should I do. Moreover he watch Cartoon the whole day and no physical activity. As me and my husband both are in business we could not find time to take him out. He insist us a lot and show more tantum for toys, snacks and many more. Kindly advice we are really worried.

DHMS (Hons.)
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Good evening mam I am suffering from tongue carcinoma since march 16. I got treatment at RGCI&RC ROHINI DELHI. Treatment includes 6cycle of chemotherapy weekly n 35 radiations on linear accelerator VMAT. Now I have pain n inflammation in mouth due to rubbing of teeth with tongue. What to do?

Dentist, Gorakhpur
You are suffering from post radiation injury to teeth and gums, there may be dryness of mouth and radiation decay of teeth along with gum inflammation. Visit a dentist to clean your teeth and evaluate salivary gland function so that you oral hygiene can improve, use tantum mouthwash daily and if required dentist may prescribe some topical medicines to improve your oral health. Get evaluation done for tongue Carcinoma time to time.
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I have got ulcer in my month and throat since last 10 days. Applied all uler gels and also had tablets from medical shop. What shall I do to get it cured asap.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
there are different types of ulcer and thus causes are also different. so one needs to see the root cause of ulcers and your systemic health. though if you are looking only for symptomatic relief then you can use tantum oral rinse
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