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Background and Date of Approval

Turmeric lozenges are approved for medical use as anti-inflammatory agents.

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Turmeric lozenges work by blocking a variety of inflammatory pathways, including those mediated by NF-κB and COX-2. They also have antioxidant and immune-boosting properties.

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Turmeric lozenges are mainly used to relieve sore throat pain and discomfort caused by the common cold, the flu, or other conditions. They can also be used to soothe a dry, scratchy throat or to freshen breath.

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Turmeric lozenges are administered orally. Your healthcare professional will determine the specific dosage and administration guidelines based on your condition and needs.

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Turmeric lozenges may cause numbness or tingling in the mouth or throat. This medication may cause mild stomach upset. It may increase salivation.


If you experience severe or persistent numbness or tingling, stop using Turmeric lozenges and see a doctor.  If you experience stomach upset after using it, try taking it with food or drinking a glass of water. If you experience excessive salivation, stop using it and see a doctor.

Side Effects

Turmeric lozenges can cause side effects, including numbness or tingling in the mouth or throat, mild stomach upset, and increased salivation. In rare cases, they can cause allergic reactions or methemoglobinemia, a condition in which the blood's ability to carry oxygen is reduced.

Word Of Advice

Do not use Turmeric lozenges if you are allergic to benzocaine or menthol. Do not use it if you have a history of methemoglobinemia. Do not give this medication to children under six years old. Use only the recommended dosage. Do not use more than eight tablets in 24 hours. Allow at least two hours between the doses. If you experience serious side effects, such as allergic reactions or methemoglobinemia, stop using it and seek medical attention immediately. Tell your doctor about any other medications you have taken recently.  If you have any underlying medical conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, or kidney disease, talk to your doctor before using this medication.

Frequently Asked Question


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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice. It is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you can receive this treatment.