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Colgate Orabase

Dosage form: paste, dentifrice
Ingredients: Benzocaine 0.02g in 1g
Labeler: Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
NDC Code: 0126-0065

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Benzocaine 20%


Oral pain reliever


for the temporary relief of pain associated with canker sores, due to minor irritation or injury of the mouth and gums, or due to minor irritation of the mouth and gums caused by dentures or orthodontic appliances


Do not use

  • for more than 7 days unless directed by a dentist or physician
  • 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 exceed recommended dosage
  • avoid contact with eyes
  • localized allergic reactions may occur after prolonged or repeated use

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days
  • swelling, rash or fever develops
  • irritation, pain or redness persists or worsens

Keep out of reach of children. If more than used for pain relief is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

  • adults and children 2 years and older: gently dab paste on the site of irritation with a cotton swab or fingertip
  • allow to remain in place at least 1 minute and then spit out
  • use up to 4 times daily or as directed by a dentist or physician
  • children under 12 years of age should be supervised in the use of the product
  • children under 2 years of age: consult a dentist or physician

Other information

store at controlled room temperature, 68-77°F (20-25°C)

Inactive ingredients

butylparaben, cellulose gum, ethylparaben, flavor, methylparaben, mineral oil, pectin, polyethylene, propylparaben, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

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benzocaine paste, dentifrice
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0126-0065
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Benzocaine (Benzocaine) Benzocaine0.02 g  in 1 g
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0126-0065-041 TUBE (TUBE) in 1 CARTON
112 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart35608/31/2010
Labeler - Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (055002195)

Revised: 08/2010
Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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