Generic Name: Benzocaine

  • What is this medication?

    Zilactin-B contains an oral pain reliever. It is intended to provide temporary relief of pain caused by canker sores, minor mouth sores and gum irritation, and dentures and braces.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Zilactin-B?

    This product is flammable. Keep it away from fire or flame.

    Only apply this product to affected areas.

    Do not exceed the recommended dosage.

    Avoid contact with your eyes.

    Do not use this product for more than 7 days unless a physician or dentist directs you to do so.

    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 fever; or irritation, pain, or redness persists or worsens.

    Do not use this product in children under the age of 2. Consult a doctor or dentist.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. If the product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

    Do not peel off the protective film, since attempting to do so may lead to skin irritation or tenderness. To remove the film, apply another coat of this product to the film, then immediately wipe the area with a tissue or moist gauze pad.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before using Zilactin-B?

    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 Zilactin-B?

    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 Zilactin-B?

    Avoid contact with your eyes.

    Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Do not use this product for more than 7 days unless directed by a physician or dentist to do so.

    Do not peel off the protective film.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Zilactin-B?

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

    Adults and children 2 years: Dry the affected area. Apply a thin coating of the product with a cotton swab or a clean finger up to 4 times daily. Allow the product to dry for 30-60 seconds. Children under 12 should have adult supervision while using this product.

    Children <2 years: Do not use. Consult a doctor or dentist.

  • How should I store Zilactin-B?

    Store at room temperature.