Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine Gel

Generic Name: Benzalkonium chloride, Benzocaine, Zinc chloride

  • What is this medication?

    Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine contains an oral antiseptic, an oral pain reliever, and an oral astringent. It is intended to provide temporary relief of pain associated with canker sores, cold sores, fever blisters, and minor irritation or injury of the mouth and gums. This product is also intended to help protect against infection in minor oral irritation.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine Gel?

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

    Do not use this product more of this product than directed.

    Do not use this product for more than 7 days unless told to do so by a dentist or doctor.

    Stop using this product and talk to a doctor if your sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days; you develop swelling, rash, or a fever; or irritation, pain, or redness persists or worsens.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. In the event of an overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

    Do not use this product if the tip of the tube is cut before you open it.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before using Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine Gel?

    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 Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine Gel?

    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 drug.
  • What should I avoid while using Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine Gel?

    Do not use more of this product than directed. Do not use this product for more than 7 days unless told to do so by a dentist or doctor.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine Gel?

    If Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine is used with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine Gel?

    To use, cut open the tip of the tube on the score mark.

    Adults and children 2 years: Apply the product to the affected area up to 4 times daily or as directed by a dentist or a doctor. Children under 12 should have adult supervision while using this product.

    Children <2 years: Ask a dentist or doctor.

  • How should I store Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine Gel?

    Store at room temperature.