1. What Bafucine is and what it is used for
Benzocaine relieves pain by having a local anesthetic. Gramicidin is an antibiotic with a local effect in the oral cavity. Cetylpyridinium chloride and dichlorobenzene alcohol are locally active substances against bacteria.
Bafucin are throat lozenges used for sore throats and pharyngitis in connection with mild infections in the oral cavity and throat.
2. What you need to know before you use Bafucin
Do not use Bafucin
if you are allergic to benzocaine, gramicidin, cetylpyridinium chloride, dichlorobenzene alcohol, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
Other drugs and Bafucin
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
No adverse effects on the fetus have been demonstrated.
It is not known if Bafucin passes into breast milk.
Driving and using machines
No effects on the ability to drive have been observed.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Bafucin
Bafucine contains sorbitol. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
3. How to use Bafucin
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.
Adults and children over 5 years: 1 lozenge is slowly melted in the mouth every two hours.
Another dose according to the doctor’s prescription. Do not take more than 12 lozenges for 24 hours.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Bafucin can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop taking Bafucin and contact a doctor immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms ( angioedema , affects less than 1 user in 1000):
- swelling of the face, tongue, or throat
- difficulty swallowing
- hives and difficulty breathing
Rare (affects less than 1 patient in 1,000) : Hives, rash
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly to the Medical Products Agency, www.lakemedelsverket.se. By reporting side effects, you can help increase drug safety information.
5. How to store Bafucin
Do not store above 25 ° C.
Keep out of sight and reach of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. date. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Contents of the packaging and other information
- The active substances are benzocaine 2 mg, gramicidin 0.3 mg, cetylpyridinium chloride 2 mg, 2,4-dichlorobenzene alcohol 2 mg
- The other ingredients are sorbitol 500 mg (sweetener), saccharin sodium, menthol, riboflavin (dye E 101), polyethylene glycol, ethylcellulose, eucalyptus oil, anise oil, dimethicone
What the medicine looks like and the contents of the pack
Lozenges (light yellow, round, cupped with a taste of menthol and anise).
Bafucin is available in plastic jars of 25, 50, and 100 lozenges.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Famar Health Care Services Madrid SAU
Avda. de Leganés, 62
28923 Alcorcón (Madrid)