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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Equivocal: Anesthetic spray can be swallowed, but should be avoided as it can numb the gag reflex & lead to choking &/or aspiration of food.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Taraneh Azar
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Anestheic oral spray: The anesthetic oral spray is meant to work locally on the area you are spraying it on. It is not meant to be swallowed. In general, you don't to swal ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Lau
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Spray with oral: I use 2 -4 sprays one time. But please see the instruction on the label for proper use as my uses are for hospital patients under our care and observa ... Read More
Dr. David Kinsman
20 years experience Anesthesiology
Maybe: Read the package label. Talk with a pharmacist if that is not helpful.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
38 years experience Dentistry
Allergic reactions: Chloraseptic spray is an oral anesthetic and analgesic combination. It works by numbing the painful or irritated areas i would not use it if you are ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Throat surface: Yes to both questions. Wait a few hours before eating to allow the medication effects to clear.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
I use viscous Lidoca: Oral anesthetics do not stop the absorption of alcohol so you can still get drunk.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Probably nothing: It isn't unusual to swallow or taste a little after you apply it to your gums for a canker sore or toothache. But be careful--an overdose of the medic ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
No: A person may continue to use Benzocaine not because (s)he is addicted to it but because (s)he wants continued relief from pain. The drug itself is not ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
12 years experience Dentistry
Not sure: If you look at the package of each i believe they both will say Benzocaine which is the primary form of topical anesthetic. Likely they are very clos ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not it cant.: If it did you would probably be sleeping away and not participating. Its about quality time not quantity time.

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