Orajel Dental Gel Benzocaine 10% w/w 5.3gNew in
Orajel Dental Gel Benzocaine 10% w/w 5.3g
If dental pain is getting you down, reach for Orajel Dental Gel. This dental gel has been specially designed to bring you temporary relief when you have a broken tooth or you need a filling, and works fast by numbing the area where you feel the pain – giving you time to chat to your dentist.
- Dental gel containing Benzocaine, a local anaesthetic
- Provides rapid pain relief by numbing the area you apply it to
- Can be used temporarily for the relief of pain from a broken tooth or a tooth that needs a filling
- Comes in a 5.3g tube
- Safe to use for adults and children over 12 years old
- Mint scented gel
Orajel Dental Gel contains 10% w/w of benzocaine as the active ingredient. Orajel Dental Gel also contains macrogol 400, polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium saccharin (E954), sorbic acid (E200), natural spearmint flavor, citric acid and clove oil.
Usage and Instructions
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before using this product.
Adults and children 12 years and over: Remove cap, cut open tip of tube and with a clean finger apply an amount of gel the size of a green pea into the tooth cavity.
Not suitable for children below the age of 12 years.
You can use Orajel Dental Gel up to a maximum of 4 times a day
Remember: Orajel Dental Gel is intended for short-term use until you can get to a dentist. It should not be used continuously. If the toothache persists, consult your dentist.
- This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
- Seek advice if you suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Pregnancy and lactation:
There isn't enough data on the safety of the active ingredient in Orajel, benzocaine, during pregnancy and breastfeeding, so before using this product please discuss it with your GP or midwife first.
Like all medicines, Orajel Dental Gel can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop using the gel and contact your doctor or dentist immediately if any of the following occur:
- an allergic reaction (burning, stinging, itching and/or a rash)
- skin irritation
- acondition called methaemoglobinaemia (difficulty converting acomponent of your blood called methaemoglobin to haemoglobin).