Relieve mouth pain and find oral care solutions for the whole family with Orajel!
What Is Orajel?
Orajel is the brand name of benzocaine, a topical numbing agent. Orajel offers a variety of oral analgesic products to help relieve pain from cold sores, toothaches, and canker sores. In addition to their oral analgesics, the Orajel brand offers a variety of oral care solutions for the whole family, including Orajel training toothpaste.
What Is Orajel Used For?
Orajel is used to help temporarily relieve mouth pain. Different products are designed to address different needs. There are Orajel products designed to help temporarily relieve pain associated with toothaches, mouth sores, cold sores, and gum irritation. Orajel also offers training toothpaste for children.
How Does Orajel Work?
The active ingredient in most Orajel products is benzocaine. Benzocaine is an anesthetic and it works by blocking nerve signals in the body to temporarily reduce or relieve pain. Keep in mind that Orajel ingredients vary between products, and not every Orajel product contains benzocaine. To see a full list of the ingredients in a specific Orajel product, refer to the ingredients label on the product packaging.
How Long Does Orajel Last?
How long Orajel lasts depends on the specific Orajel product you are using as well as your individual body chemistry. Wondering when you can take another dose? You should always follow the dosage recommendations on the product packaging. If you have questions or concerns, talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
How To Use Orajel
For most Orajel analgesic products that come in a tube, you'll want to brush your teeth and wash your hands first. Then, place a small amount of Orajel on the tip of your index finger. Hold your mouth open with the opposite hand and carefully rub the gel onto the affected area. Alternatively, can also use a clean cotton swab to apply the gel. Once finished, replace the cap and wash your hands to remove any trace amounts of Orajel from them. It is important to understand that these are simply general guidelines. How to use Orajel may vary based on which product you are using. You should always refer to the usage direction on the product packaging. If you have questions or concerns, ask your doctor or pharmacist for help.
How To Open Orajel
Many Orajel products come in a tube. Some people are unsure how to open this type of packaging. It's actually very easy! Simply cut the tip of the tube on the score mark. It is important to note that if the tube is cut prior to opening, you should not use the product.
Can You Use Orajel When Pregnant?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should talk to your doctor before using Orajel or any other over the counter products.
How Much Is Orajel?
Most Orajel products cost between $5 and $25 dollars. The cost may vary based on which product you are looking to purchase. In some cases, coupons and sales may be able to help lower your costs.
Where To Buy Orajel?
You can buy Orajel products at most local CVS stores. You can also purchase Orajel products online and we will ship your order right to your door!