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Doctor insights on: How Much Alcohol Is In Ambesol

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Swallowing anbesol how much is dangerous?

Swallowing anbesol how much is dangerous?

Try not to swallow.: Anbesol (benzocaine) is a "topical" anesthetic that is used to soothe skin or mucous membrane or oral pain. It should not be swallowed. Some people can have an allergy to this medicine, and this drug can sometimes cause serious side effects. ...Read more

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Could you mix anbesol with chloraseptic?

Could you mix anbesol with chloraseptic?

Read the label: If both of them list Benzocaine as an active ingredient, you should not mix them. If not, it is probably ok.. There are different over-the counter formulas available. Always, when not sure, check with the doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about anbesol?

Can you tell me more about anbesol?

Topical anesthetic: Anbesol contains the local anesthetic Benzocaine and will numb oral exposed nerve endings. It is recommended for people over the age of 2 only. It can help with toothache, canker sores or other oral lesions. Use caution if you have methemaglobinemia history or are allergic to ester local anesthetics. Follow usage instructions accurately to prevent over exposure and serious side effects. ...Read more

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Baby orjael swabs took a lot of the pain away, why does it work better than the adult anbesol?

Baby orjael swabs took a lot of the pain away, why does it work better than the adult anbesol?

Yes: Actually, both orajel and anbesol have several different formulas but the basic original solutions both contain Benzocaine which is a local anesthetic ...Read more

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Could anbesol make gums dark red?

Could anbesol make gums dark red?

Red gums: Sounds like u have gingivitis and need a cleaning. Rare to get blister from topical numbing gel. ...Read more

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What happen if I swallowed oral anesthetic anbesol?

What happen if I swallowed oral anesthetic anbesol?

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 medication (benzocaine) in anbesol can lead to a dangerous condition called methemoglobinemia, which deprives your system of oxygen. Never use adult strength anbesol for children or babies. Follow the directions carefully and use only a little at a time. ...Read more