Thymol is a Medicine belongs to Disinfectant group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1809   Edition : 37,    Page :   Edition : ,

  ►   Brandname : Medophyll,Listerine

  ►  Strength : Mouthwash with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1809   Edition : 37,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, Topical,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1809   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Antiseptic Oral Mouthwash Compound Thymol Glycerin (BP 1988), an aqueous mixture of thymol 0.05% and glycerol 10% with colouring and flavouring, which may be used diluted with about 3 times its volume of warm water before use.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1809   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : Extensive local corrosion, with pain, nausea, vomiting, sweating, diarrhoea, Excitation may occur initially but it is quickly followed by unconsciousness. , There is depression of the CNS, with cardiac arrhythmias, and circulatory and respiratory failure, which may lead to death., Acidosis may develop and occasionally there is haemolysis and methaemoglobinaemia with cyanosis., The urine may become dark brown or green. Pulmonary oedema and myocardial damage may develop, and damage to the liver and kidneys may lead to organ failure.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1800,1809   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Thymol is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  ,
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,


►  Contraindication : Solutions containing thymol should not be applied to large areas of skin or large wounds since sufficient phenol may be absorbed to give rise to toxic symptoms. Phenol should not be used as a throat spray in patients with epiglottitis, or in children aged under 6 years.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1800,1809   Edition : 37,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Thymol is an antiseptic and disinfectant effective against vegetative Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, mycobacteria, and some fungi, but only very slowly effective against spores.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1800,1809   Edition : 37,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   NA


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA