Difflam Anti-Inflammatory Anti-bacterial Lozenges is available as over the counter medicines in pharmacies island-wide. For other Difflam products, ask your pharmacist or doctor if you have any questions regarding the product, availability or your medical condition. Carefully read the instructions on the product label and use only as directed.
Most viral infections such as sore throats are self-limiting (which means they get better by themselves after a certain amount of time). Uninterrupted treatment with Difflam products for symptomatic relief should not exceed 7 days unless under medical supervision. Consult your healthcare professional if symptoms are persisting or you develop other symptoms after this time.
Difflam Throat Spray and Difflam Solution contain the same active ingredient benzydamine. Difflam Throat Spray provides convenient to carry, on-the-go, targeted relief of sore mouths, throats and gums due its extended nozzle. It is a convenient, pocket-sized and travel-friendly, so you can take it with you anywhere you go. Difflam Solution can be used in the comfort of your home to cover a wider surface area to relieve sore and inflamed throats, mouths and gums. Difflam-C Solution has an added antiseptic (chlorhexidine gluconate) that can help to reduce the development of plaque and fight minor infections.
Apply approximately 1cm of gel with your clean fingertip to the affected area. Gently massage into the affected area. Do not eat or drink for 15 minutes. Apply every 2-3 hours up to a maximum of 12 applications a day. Difflam Mouth Gel is suitable for adults and children over 6 years.
There is no absolute way to prevent all mouth ulcers. But it might help to avoid foods that irritate your mouth, including acidic and spicy foods. See your dentist to determine if any dental hardware or teeth may be irritating your mouth. Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet and supplement as necessary. Try to reduce your stress and always maintain good oral hygiene. See your doctor if you are experiencing frequent mouth ulcers.