B.B.C. spray is used for Oral or throat pain or inflammation, Dental surgeries, Tonsillitis, Local anesthesia of oral and pharyngeal mucous membranes, Surgical or procedural local anesthesia, Earache, Anesthesia for hemorrhoids, Intubation mucositis and other conditions. B.B.C. spray may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
B.B.C. spray contains Benzocaine, Benzydamine, and Cetalkonium as active ingredients.
B.B.C. spray works by blocking nerve conduction reversibly; binding to inflamed tissues to prevent inflammation;
Detailed information related to B.B.C. spray’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects, and reviews is listed below.
B.B.C. spray is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions, and symptoms:
- Oral or throat pain or inflammation
- Dental surgeries
- Local anesthesia of oral and pharyngeal mucous membranes
- Surgical or procedural local anesthesia
- Anesthesia for hemorrhoids
- Intubation mucositis
- B.B.C. spray may also be used for purposes not listed here.
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of B.B.C. spray. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Abnormal heart rhythms
- Irregular heartbeat
- Respiratory depression
- Contact dermatitis
- Skin rash
- B.B.C. spray may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Learn more: Side-effects
Before using B.B.C. spray, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Avoid contact with eyes
- Consult your doctor if you need to use this drug for more than 7 days
- Do not apply to eyes
- Do not exceed recommended dosage
- Do not swallow mouthwash or oral rinse formulations
- Do not wrap the affected area
- Risk of methemoglobinemia
- Stop use and consult a doctor immediately if you develop pale, gray or blue skin, headache, rapid heart rate, shortness of breath, dizziness, or fatigue.
Interactions with B.B.C. spray
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of B.B.C. spray may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. B.B.C. spray may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Aminosalicylic acid
- Consult your doctor before taking any medicine with this salt
When not to use B.B.C. spray
Hypersensitivity to B.B.C. spray is a contraindication. In addition, B.B.C. spray should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Composition and Active Ingredients
B.B.C. spray is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Other important Information on B.B.C. spray
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra doses to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of B.B.C. spray
- Do not use more than the prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of B.B.C. spray, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with the necessary information.
- Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
- Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of B.B.C. spray
- Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
- Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard B.B.C. spray.
Expired B.B.C. spray
- Taking a single dose of expired B.B.C. spray is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drugs may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use an expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.