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What is benzocaine used for?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Local anesthetic

also called Anbesol, Hurricaine or Orajel.
It is a local anesthetic that is used to relieve pain.

In brief: Local anesthetic

also called Anbesol, Hurricaine or Orajel.
It is a local anesthetic that is used to relieve pain.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
It is also used as a spray for topical relief for sunburn and other painful skin conditions - Solarcaine
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Topical anesthesia

Benzocaine typically comes in a spray form, and is used to numb mucosal areas such as the mouth or throat.
Care must be taken as it is relatively easy to overdose on Benzocaine and cause methemoglobinemial.

In brief: Topical anesthesia

Benzocaine typically comes in a spray form, and is used to numb mucosal areas such as the mouth or throat.
Care must be taken as it is relatively easy to overdose on Benzocaine and cause methemoglobinemial.
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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