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Anbesol

OTC
/ 8,048 posts
Other Names: Orajel   Antiseptic   Orabase   Oral Anesthetic

Orajel

OTC
/ 21,404 posts
Other Names: Anbesol   Orajel Baby   Orabase   Benzodent   Ear Drops
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 8,048 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 21,404 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Benzocaine is a local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever, or in cough drops. It is the active ingredient in many over-the-counter anesthetic ointments (e.g., products for oral ulcers of Anbesol by Pfizer, Kank-a by Blistex, and Orabase B... Read more on Wikipedia
Benzocaine is a local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever, or in cough drops. It is the active ingredient in many over-the-counter anesthetic ointments (e.g., products for oral ulcers of Anbesol by Pfizer, Kank-a by Blistex, and Orabase B... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Ann Lao
June 1, 2014
Ann Lao wrote
anbesol is bad
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What patients are saying about Anbesol vs. Orajel

354 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
that he is allergic to anbesol, orajel products... so I...
...were sick when they were teething. My son, we found out when he was teething that he is allergic to anbesol, orajel products... so I turned to vanilla extract. It seems to work really well, and...
suffered an allergic reaction to Anbesol. My top lip...
I recently suffered an allergic reaction to Anbesol. My top lip swelled up ...me because I've used Orajel before but I guess ...a different ingredient in Anbesol than Orajel. I s...
orajel, baby anbesol(works better than orajel but still...
...your pain. We have tried teething tablets, frozen wash clothes, baby orajel, baby anbesol(works better than orajel but still not great), teething rings and ...terrible I give her Advil because i...
Orajel and Ambesol both work well IMO. Thanks for...
Yes, I used Orajel as well when my teeth were literally coming up ...root, to the point that they just fell out. Orajel and Ambesol both work well IMO. Thanks for the input tho'...I'm sure ot...
Have you tried ambesol/orajel? Also, how about lying...
...most likely teething. Have you tried ambesol/orajel? Also, how about lying ...options work! I know my son is teething, getting 4 ...I got the ambesol/orajel and we got back to normal. ...
i have on a couple occasions used ambesol in SMALL...
orajel doesnt do crap for us. i freeze her soothie ...bunch of teething rings and give them to her.. that works best...
anbesol?  I always thought it worked better than orajel. ...
...you tried anbesol?  I always thought it worked better than orajel.  Yes the Tylenol...
find Anbesol to give enough relief, unless we catch the...
...Update As I started to read e-mail this afternoon, the teething discomfort arose. ...DD doesn't find Anbesol to give enough relief, unless we catch the ...a while. Ds loved Orajel, but it d...
that have worked for me are anbesol/orajel, orabase and a...
...things that have worked for me are anbesol/orajel, orabase and a ...its a prescription). I try to alternate the orajel and lidocaine soloution and tend to find the orajel works better \"short te...
Her Dr. Told me to use anbesol. I don't, but I do use...
...they make it. My sanity has been tested, and orajel saved it. Them stupid ass tablets don't work worth the sh't. And motrin alone don't cut it either. Her Dr. Told me to use anbesol....
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