Red Cross Canker Sore Medication temporarily relieves pain caused by canker sores, minor dental procedures, and minor irritation or injury of the mouth and gums. Also, temporarily relieves pain due to minor irritation of the mouth and gums caused by dentures and orthodontic appliances.
Active Ingredient: Benzocaine (20%)
Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Butylated Hydroxytoluene, Carbomer Homopolymer, Cetylpyridinium Chloride, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Commiphora Myrrha Resin, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Flavor, Glyceryl Stearate, Menthol, Mineral Oil, Silica Dimethicone Silylate, Vitamin E, White Petrolatum
Temporarily relieves pain and minor irritation of the mouth and gums due to canker sores, minor dental procedures, braces, dentures.
Methemoglobinemia warning: Use of this product may cause methemoglobinemia, a serious condition that must be treated promptly because it reduces the amount of oxygen carried in blood. This can occur even if you have used this product before. Stop use and seek immediate medical attentional if you or a child in your care develops pale, gray, or blue colored skin (cyanosis), headache, rapid heart rate, shortness of breath, dizziness, or lightheadedness, fatigue, lack of energy.
Allergy Alert: Do not use if you have a history of allergy to local anesthetics such as procaine, butacaine, benzocaine, or other caine anesthetics.
When using this product
- do not use for more than 7 days unless directed by a dentist or doctor
- do not exceed recommended dosage
Stop use and ask a doctor or dentist if
- sore mouth symptoms last more than 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 safety sealed tube tip is cut prior to opening.
- snip off tip of tube
- apply to affected area
- carefully coat with a protective layer
- supervise children using this product