Alodont Mouthwash Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions

Alodont Mouthwash Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions

Generic drug of the Therapeutic class: Stomatology
active ingredients: Cetylpyridinium chloride , Chlorobutanol hemihydrate , Eugenol

Important to know about Alodont Mouthwash ?

  • This medicine is a mouthwash.
  • It is recommended in local adjunctive treatment of infections of the mouth or in care after surgery of the oral cavity.

Alodont Mouthwash indication and Uses

  • Adjunctive local treatment of infections of the oral cavity and postoperative care in stomatology.

Alodont Mouthwash Dosage


  • Local use in mouthwashes.
  • Do not swallow.
  • In adults: 3 mouthwashes a day with pure product, keep the product one minute in the mouth.
  • In children 7 to 12 years: 3 mouthwashes a day with 50% diluted product with water.


  • Cetylpyridinium hypersensitivity
  • Chlorobutanol hypersensitivity
  • Polyoxyethylenated castor oil hypersensitivity
  • Feeding with milk

Hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the excipients listed in the Composition section.

How it works?

Pharmacotherapeutic class:


( A: digestive tract and metabolism )

This medicine contains terpene derivatives that can lower the epileptogenic threshold.

Alodont Side Effects

Due to the presence of terpene derivatives and in case of non-compliance with the recommended doses:

  • · Risk of seizures in children,
  • · Possibility of agitation and confusion in the elderly.

Very rare: ≤ 0.01%

Gastrointestinal disorders: Irritation of the mouth

Immune system disorders: Systemic allergic reaction

Alodont Mouthwash Interactions

Alodont Side Effects
Alodont Mouthwash Side Effects

The simultaneous or successive use of other antiseptics is to be avoided given the possible interference (antagonism, inactivation …).

Warnings and Precautions

Special warnings

  • The indication does not justify prolonged treatment especially as it could expose to an imbalance of the normal microbial flora of the oral cavity with a risk of bacterial or fungal diffusion.
  • This proprietary medicinal product contains terpene derivatives that may cause excessive convulsive neurological events in infants and children. Respect the recommended dosages and duration of treatment.
  • This medicine contains castor oil and may cause skin reactions (eg eczema).

Precautions for use

  • If symptoms persist for more than 5 days and / or associated fever, the action to be taken should be re-evaluated.
  • In case of a history of epilepsy, take into account the presence of terpene derivatives.

Drive and use machines

Not applicable.


In case of breastfeeding, it is best not to use this medicine because:

  • · The absence of kinetic data on the passage of terpene derivatives in milk,
  • · And their potential neurological toxicity in infants.

What happens if I overdose from Alodont ?

  • Overdose is not expected under normal conditions of use. Some components of this medicine (essential oils) can cause excessive doses, neurological accidents to convulsions in children.
  • In case of old or recent epilepsy, seek the advice of your doctor.

What is  Forms and Composition?


Active substances

Cetylpyridinium chloride: 5.0000 mg

Chlorobutanol hemihydrate: 50,0000 mg

Eugenol: 4.0000 mg

For 100 g of solution.

Alcoholic title: 21% v / v.

Other components

Alcohol, hydrogenated and polyoxyethylenated castor oil 25, sodium hydroxide, citric acid monohydrate, peppermint essential oil, sodium saccharin, patent blue V (E131), purified water.


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Additional information:

  • General explanation about dealing with the medicine: how to take the medicine, the doses and times of it, the start and duration of its effectiveness, the recommended diet during the period of taking the medicine, the method of storage and storage, recommendations in cases for forgetting the dose and instructions to stop taking the drug and take additional doses.

Special warnings:

  • For pregnant and breastfeeding women, the elderly, boys and drivers, and use before surgery.

Side effects:

  • It treats possible side effects and drug interactions that require attention and its effect on continuous use.
  • The information contained in this medicine is based on medical literature, but it is not a substitute for consulting a doctor.
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