NPN Number: 00638358 For dental use only.
USA: Rx only.
Flavored 20% benzocaine gel or liquid for topical mucosal anesthesia.
Indicated as a topical anesthetic for use on oral mucosa prior to local anesthetic injections, scaling and prophylaxis. Also useful to relieve discomfort associated with taking impressions and intraoral radiographs.
Should not be used with individuals with a known sensitivity to benzocaine or PABA.
Keep out of reach of children. For professional dental use only.
Topex 20% benzocaine gels and liquids are supplied in multiple use containers. Take care not to contaminate the bottle by reintroducing a used cotton applicator into the bottle.
6. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Each gram of Topex 20% benzocaine gel or liquid contains between 180-220mg benzocaine in a flavored base.
Using a new cotton applicator, apply a small amount of gel to the mucosa to achieve topical anesthesia. Do not reintroduce the cotton applicator into the bottle.
For topical tissue anesthesia during scaling procedures, dispense a small amount of Topex Gel or liquid into a dappen dish, then coat the scaler with the product prior to use.
Tightly re-cap the jar after each use.
Store between 59°-86°F (15°-30°C). Protect from freezing.
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