Anbesol Oral Anesthetic Maximum Strength Instant Pain Relief Gel



Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Do not refrigerate. To open tube, cut tip of the tube on score mark with scissors. Adults and children 2 years of age and older: apply a pea-size amount to the affected area up to 4 times daily or as directed by a doctor/dentist. Children under 12 years of age: adult supervision should be given in the use of this product. Children under 2 years of age: consult a doctor/dentist. For denture irritation: Apply thin layer to the affected area. Do not reinsert dental work until irritation/pain is relieved. Rinse mouth well before reinserting.



Anbesol® Oral Anesthetic Maximum Strength Instant Pain Relief Gel. Doctor Recommended. Oral Anesthetic/Benzocaine 20%. ? Toothaches. ? Gum Pain. ? Canker Sores. ? Denture Pain. See New Warning Information. Net Wt. 0.33 OZ (9 g).

Other Description

Read and Keep card for complete Warnings and Information. Uses: Temporarily relieves pain associated with the following mouth and gum irritations: Sore Gums. Braces. Minor dental procedures. Marketed By: Pfizer, Madison, NJ 07940 USA. U.S. Patent No. 6,344,480. Questions or Comments? Call Weekdays 9 AM to 5 PM EST at 1-888-797-5638. For more recent product information, Visit © 2015 Pfizer Inc.


Active Ingredient ... Purpose. Benzocaine (20%) ... Oral anesthetic. Inactive Ingredients: Benzyl Alcohol, Carbomer 934P, D&C Yellow No. 10, FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Red No. 40, Glycerin, Methylparaben, Natural Flavor, Polyethylene Glycol, Polysorbate 80, Propylene Glycol, Saccharin


Methemoglobinemia Warning:
Use of this product may cause methemoglobinemia, a rare but serious condition that must be treated promptly because it reduces the amount of oxygen carried in blood. Stop use and seek immediate medical attention if you or a child in your develops:
Pale, Gray, or Blue colored skin (cyanosis).
Rapid heart rate.
Shortness of breath.
Dizziness or lightheadedness.
Fatigue or lack of energy.
Allergy alert: Do not use this product if you have a history of allergy to local anesthetics such as procaine, butacaine, benzocaine or other "caine" anesthetics.
When using this product:
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Do not exceed recommended dosage.
Do not use for more than 7 days unless directed by a doctor/dentist.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
Sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days.
Irritation, pain or redness persists or worsens.
Swelling, rash or fever develops.
Keep out of reach of children.
If more than used for pain is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Do not use if tube tip is cut prior to opening.