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Orajel is a topical anesthetic medication used to provide temporary pain relief inside the mouth from a sore throat, canker sores, cold sores, blisters, or injury.

Benzocaine is a local anesthetic amino ester that reduces pain by binding to and inhibiting voltage-gated sodium channels. Inhibiting these channels allows Orajel to slow signal conduction which provides an analgesic effect on the area where the gel is applied. Benzocaine may also provide antibacterial and antifungal properties which can help with healing as well as pain for blisters, cold sores, or other wounds.

This numbing medication is effective at providing pain relief and preventing pain from procedures such as injecting needles. Orajel has a low incidence of adverse reactions and rarely causes severe allegic reactions, making the topical gel a good choice for use in children with sore gums or while undergoing dental operations.

Uses and Dosage

The dose of Orajel will vary depending on the individual and the condition needing analgesia. Follow all your doctor’s instructions for application and read the packaging labels carefully.

  • Apply the smallest amount of gel needed to numb or relieve pain
  • Apply to affected area up to 4 times daily or as directed
  • Do not cover treated areas with plastic wrap unless directed to do so by your doctor
  • Do not apply to large areas of skin or deep puncture wounds
  • Avoid skin that is raw or blistered
  • Contact your doctor if symptoms do not improve within 7 days of use
  • Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat
  • Do not let the gel freeze

Side Effects

Orajel may cause some side effects to develop while numbing your skin. Speak with your doctor for more specific information relating to any symptoms that you may encounter when using this topical benzocaine anesthetic.

Common Orajel side effects:

  • Mild stinging, burning, or itching where applied
  • Skin tenderness or redness
  • Dry white flakes at application site

Serious Side Effects

Some more serious adverse reactions may occur when using benzocaine. Stop using Orajel and call your doctor right away if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Severe burning, stinging, or sensitivity at application site
  • Swelling, warmth, or redness
  • Oozing, blistering, or any signs of infection

When used in your mouth, Orajel may cause a condition to develop where the oxygen in your tissues can drop to dangerously low levels. This condition is called methemoglobinemia and could prove fatal. Signs and symptoms of this condition could develop within minutes or hours after application to your mouth or throat. Seek immediate medical attention if you have any of the following side effects:

  • Headache, tiredness, confusion
  • Fast heartbeats
  • Feeling light-headed or short of breath
  • Pale, blue, or gray skin, lips, or fingernails

Allergic Reactions

Do not use Orajel if you are allergic to benzocaine or any of the gel’s listed ingredients. If you develop signs of an allergic reaction, stop using this medication and contact your doctor.

Orajel allergy symptoms may include:

  • Hives
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat


When applied inside the mouth, Orajel could lead to a serious condition called methemoglobinemia where the oxygen levels in your tissues drop dangerously low. This condition can occur within minutes or hours of the gel’s first use and could prove fatal. Do not use Orajel if you have ever had methemoglobinemia before.

Seek immediate medical attention if you show symptoms of methemoglobinemia, which include headache, tiredness, confusion, fast heart rate, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, and pale, blue, or gray skin, lips, or fingernails.

If too much benzocaine is absorbed through your skin and into your blood, you may experience an overdose with fatal side effects. Use only the smallest amount of gel needed to achieve numbness or pain relief.

To ensure your safety in using Orajel, tell your doctor if you have any of the following:

  • Personal or family history of methemoglobinemia
  • History of any inherited genetic enzyme deficiency
  • Breathing disorder such as asthma, bronchitis, or emphysema
  • Heart disease
  • If you smoke

After applying Orajel on your gums or inside your mouth, wait to eat for at least one hour.

Avoid contact with your eyes. If contact occurs, thoroughly rinse your eyes with water.

Do not swallow the gel while applying it to the inside of your mouth or to your gums.

Some medications may interact with benzocaine and cause adverse reactions. Tell your doctor about all the medications you take, including over the counter medicine, vitamins, and herbal products.

Consult with your doctor before using Orajel while pregnant or breastfeeding to ensure the safety of you and your child. If applying this gel to your chest while breastfeeding, avoid areas that may come into contact with your baby’s mouth.

Orajel should not be applied to anyone younger than 2 years of age.

Form and Strength

This topical anesthetic medication is available in gel form.

Orajel gel strength:

  • 10%

This 10% benzocaine gel is available in quantities of 5.3g.


How does Orajel work?

Orajel numbs your skin to prevent and relieve pain using benzocaine. This topical analgesic is absorbed into your skin where it binds to cells and inhibits voltage-gated sodium channels. These channels contribute to pain sensations and so Orajel’s actions inhibit these responses to numb areas where it is applied.

Can you use too much Orajel?

Yes, if you apply too much gel to your skin or inside your mouth the benzocaine can be absorbed and lead to an overdose. Adverse reactions related to this may include uneven heartbeats, seizures, coma, slowed breathing, or respiratory failure. To avoid this, ensure that you follow your doctor’s instructions and use the least amount of gel needed for relief.



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