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Osa® Plant Tooth Gel with Propolis
What is Osa Plant Tooth Gel with Propolis and when is it used?
Osa Plant Tooth Gel with Propolis is used during the teething period of small children. Its herbal components - chamomile oil, clove oil, sage oil and peppermint oil - as well as propolis tincture - relieve inflammation in the tooth area during the teething period.
When should Osa plant-based tooth gel with propolis not be used?
Osa plant-based tooth gel with propolis should not be used if there is a known hypersensitivity to one of the ingredients. If allergy symptoms (skin rashes) occur, use should be stopped immediately and a doctor consulted if necessary. Do not use in bronchial asthma.
When is caution required when taking/using Osa plant-based tooth gel with propolis?
This medicinal product contains 31.75 mg alcohol (ethanol) per 1 g gel (3.2% w/w).
It may cause a burning sensation on damaged skin.
This medicinal product contains macrogolglycerol hydroxystearate and 2 mg benzoic acid (E 210) per 1 g gel.
Macrogolglycerol hydroxystearate can cause stomach upset, diarrhea and skin irritation.
Benzoic acid may increase jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes) in newborn babies (up to 4 weeks of age).
Inform your doctor, pharmacist or druggist if your child
- suffers from other illnesses,
- has allergies or
- takes other medicines (also self-bought!)!
How do you use Osa Plant Tooth Gel with Propolis?
Unless otherwise prescribed:
For each application, press 2-3 cm of gel onto a finger and gently rub the inflamed areas of the gums with this finger. If the symptoms persist, the application of Osa plant-based tooth gel with propolis should be repeated after half an hour. The application can be repeated up to three times within 24 hours.
Stick to the dosage given in the package leaflet or as prescribed by your doctor. If you think the medicine is too weak or too strong, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or druggist.
What side effects can Osa plant-based tooth gel with propolis have?
The following side effects can occur when using Osa plant-based tooth gel with propolis:
If contact allergies occur (with symptoms such as redness of the skin, swelling of the face), the treatment must be discontinued and a doctor consulted immediately.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or druggist. This also applies in particular to side effects that are not listed in this leaflet.
What else needs to be considered?
The medicinal product may only be used up to the date marked «EXP» on the container.
Store at room temperature (15-25°C).
Keep out of the reach of children.
Your doctor, pharmacist or druggist can provide you with further information.
What does Osa Plant Tooth Gel with Propolis contain?
1 g of gel for use on the gums contains:
Active ingredients: 1 mg peppermint oil (Menthae piperitae), 1 mg chamomile oil (Matricariae), 1 mg Spanish sage oil (Salviae lavandulifoliae), 1 mg clove oil (Caryophyllii floris), 25 mg propolis tincture 20% (of which 80% ethanol).
Excipients: purified water, xylitol (E 967), sodium saccharin (E 954), hydroxyethyl cellulose, sodium carmellose (E 466), 12.5 mg ethanol 94%, 25 mg macrogolglycerol hydroxystearate, 2 mg benzoic acid (E 210).
Where can you get Osa plant tooth gel with propolis? What packs are available?
Osa plant tooth gel with propolis is available in pharmacies and drugstores without a doctor's prescription.
In tubes of 25 g.
VERFORA SA, 1752 Villars-sur-Glâne.
This leaflet was last checked by the Medicines Agency (Swissmedic) in October 2020.