This brand name is authorized in Croatia, Ireland, Israel, New Zealand, Romania, Singapore

Active ingredients

The drug STREPSILS PLUS contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):

1 2,4-Dichlorobenzyl alcohol

Dichlorobenzyl alcohol has antiseptic properties.

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2 Amylmetacresol

Amylmetacresol is an antibacterial and antiviral agent, and blocks voltage-gated Na channels in a local anesthetic-like manner. It relieves symptoms of sore throat/irritation of the throat. Amylmetacresol is thought to inhibit the inflammatory and pain mediators that are involved in the inflammation of the mouth and throat mucous membranes, as well as the sore throat.

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3 Lidocaine

Lidocaine, like other local anaesthetics, causes a reversible blockade of impulse propagation along nerve fibres by preventing the inward movement of sodium ions through the nerve membrane. Local anaesthetics of the amide-type are thought to act within the sodium channels of the nerve membrane.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
A01AD11 Various A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AD Other agents for local oral treatment
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R02AA Antiseptics R Respiratory system → R02 Throat preparations → R02A Throat preparations
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R02AA03 Dichlorobenzyl alcohol R Respiratory system → R02 Throat preparations → R02A Throat preparations → R02AA Antiseptics
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Authorization and marketing

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country Identification scheme Identifier(s)
Country: IL מִשְׂרַד הַבְּרִיאוּת Identifier(s): 3960
Country: NZ Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority Identifier(s): 2195, 2199
Country: RO Agenția Națională a Medicamentului și a Dispozitivelor Medicale Identifier(s): W66080002, W66080003, W66080004
Country: SG Health Sciences Authority Identifier(s): 08806P

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