Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine

Generic Name: Benzocaine

  • What is this medication?

    Colgate Orabase with Benzocaine contains a local anesthetic/topical pain reliever. It is intended to provide pain relief for canker sores, cheek bites, toothbrush irritations, denture irritations, and orthodontic irritations. It is also intended to protect and promote healing and shield from further irritation.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine?

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. In the case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center immediately.

    Avoid contact with the eyes.

    Do not use this product for more than 7 days unless directed by a dentist or physician.

    See your dentist or physician promptly if irritation, pain, or redness persists or worsens; or if sore mouth symptoms persist for more than seven days; or if swelling, rash, or fever develop.

    Do not exceed the recommended dosage of this product.

    Do not use this product if you have a history of allergy to local anesthetics, such as procaine, butacaine, benzocaine, or other "caine" anesthetics.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before using Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine?

    Talk to your doctor if you have any health concerns that could lead to unwanted side effects related to this product.
  • What are the possible side effects of Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using this product.
  • What should I avoid while using Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine?

    Avoid contact with the eyes.

    Do not use this product for more than 7 days unless directed by a dentist or physician.

    Do not exceed the recommended dosage of this product.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine?

    If Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine is used with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine?

    Adults and children >2 years: Gently dab this product on the affected area with a swab or fingertip. Allow to remain in place for at least 1 minute then spit out. Use up to 4 times daily or as directed by a dentist or physician. Reapply as needed, particularly after eating. Children under 12 years of age should be supervised in the use of this product.

    Children < 2 years:

    Consult a dentist or physician.

  • How should I store Colgate Orabase Paste with Benzocaine?

    Store at room temperature.