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Dr. John Chiu
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What can happen if someone drinks an entire bottle of oral anesthetic?

What can happen if someone drinks an entire bottle of oral anesthetic?

Nothing good: Hopefully this has resolved in the week since you posted this. You need to know exactly what was ingested, how much if possible and a poison control number in case this happens again. Please use a more immediately responsive system than this such as 911 or poison control. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on oral anesthetic paste?

Can you overdose on oral anesthetic paste?

Yes: People have died from to much anesthetic. It is rare but it can happen. Your dentist knows how much to give safely.

If you are using an anesthetic paste at home for an oral condition, short term use is ok. If the pain lasts a long time, you really need to get it checked out. If it is not for an oral condition, you are using the product in a manner for which it is not intended. You can od! ...Read more

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Can I overdose too much on oral anesthetic paste?

Can I overdose too much on oral anesthetic paste?

Yes: Yes. Follow the instructions on the package concerning dosage, and you'll be fine. ...Read more

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Do you think I should use lacane or the oral anesthetic for waxing?

Do you think I should use lacane or the oral anesthetic for waxing?

Lidocaine: Oral anesthetic will only work on mucous membrane. Not where hair grows. Local anesthetic like Lidocaine works great especially for the mustashe and chin area. Dental boards usually Prohibit dentists giving anesthesia for waxing. ...Read more

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Can I get drunk while on oral anesthetic?

I use viscous Lidoca: Oral anesthetics do not stop the absorption of alcohol so you can still get drunk. ...Read more

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Can you be addicted to benzocaine (oral anesthetic)?

Can you be addicted to benzocaine (oral anesthetic)?

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 addictive. ...Read more

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Which is more effective anbesol oral anesthetic or oragel?

Which is more effective anbesol oral anesthetic or oragel?

Same but...: They are the same but be aware the fda has announce that use of benzacaine in children under the age of 4 is dangerous because of a rare but sometimes fatal condition called methemoglobinemia. This is a disorder in which the amount of oxygen carried through the blood stream is greatly reduced. I would not use these products on toddlers and infants. ...Read more

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Can oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Equivocal: Anesthetic spray can be swallowed, but should be avoided as it can numb the gag reflex & lead to choking &/or aspiration of food. ...Read more

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Can oral anesthetic really make your penis last longer in bed?

Not it cant.: If it did you would probably be sleeping away and not participating. Its about quality time not quantity time. ...Read more

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What will happen if I swallow some chloraseptic oral anesthetic?

Not much: A little bit is ok. I mean after all, you put the stuff in your mouth, how can you not swallow any? Its certainly not poisonous.

I s'pose if you swallow to much, your body will try to get rid of it quickly, ie: you'll throw up. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to swallow phenol oral anesthetic?

Is it dangerous to swallow phenol oral anesthetic?

Phenol Oral: Generally speaking, I you ingest small and/or recommended amounts of phenol oral anesthetic, you should not have a problem unless you are hypersensitive to the analgesic. ...Read more

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Could I put oral anesthetic gel on my throat?

Could I put oral anesthetic gel on my throat?

Yes, after 24 hours: Chlorhexidine oral gel applied to the wound site can also aid healing by eliminating bacteria at the site. ...Read more

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Can you suggest an OTC oral anesthetic rinse?

Depends what you're: Using it for? Sore tooth? Gums? Throat? Need more info to answer accurately. Best to contact your dentist especially if it involves your teeth and gums. There are many products to choose from! Thanks! ...Read more

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Is it safer to use lacane or the oral anesthetic for waxing?

Waxing: Oral anesthetics work only in the mouth and are not topical anesthetics. Lacane (sp) I think you mean Lidocaine and it does come as a topical cream so I would use that. ...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

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What happens if someone swallowed an oral anesthetic (anbesol)?

What happens if someone swallowed an 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

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Can I put an oral anesthetic gel on my throat?

You are treating?: Theoretically, yes. It depends on what you are using it for. There are dosing considerations. ...Read more

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Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

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 swallow it, as it numbs the voice box area and esophagus and increases your chance of aspiration. Having said that, if you swallow a small amount, it will wear off within a half hour and you can resume eating and drinking. Reaction is a rare possibility. ...Read more

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