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KANKA SoftBrush

Dosage form: gel
Ingredients: Benzocaine 20g in 100g, Zinc Chloride 0.1g in 100g
Labeler: Blistex Inc.
NDC Code: 10157-9493

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Blistex® KANKA® SoftBrush®
Tooth & Gum Pain Gel

Drug Facts

Active ingredientsPurpose
Benzocaine 20.0% (w/w)Oral anesthetic/analgesic
Zinc Chloride 0.1% (w/w)Oral astringent

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

Warnings

METHEMOGLOBINEMIA WARNING

Use of this product may cause methemoglobinemia, a rare but serious condition that must be treated promptly because it reduces the amount of oxygen carried in blood. Stop use and seek immediate medical attention if you or a child in your care develops:

  • pale, gray, or blue colored skin (cyanosis)
  • headache
  • rapid heart rate
  • shortness of breath
  • dizziness or lightheadedness
  • fatigue or lack of energy

For oral use only

Allergy alert

do not use this product 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 use this product for more than 7 days unless directed by a dentist or doctor. If sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days; if irritation, pain or redness persists or worsens; or if swelling, rash or fever develops, see your doctor or dentist promptly.
  • do not exceed recommended dosage.

Keep out of reach of children.

If more than used for pain is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
  • twist base clockwise to dispense. It may take up to 10 full turns to dispense the initial dose, but subsequent uses should require less than 1 turn.
  • to clean brush tip, rinse with cold water
  • adults and children 2 years of age and older: dry affected area and apply medication by gently brushing the affected area.
  • use up to 4 times daily or as directed by a dentist or doctor
  • children under 12 years of age should be supervised in the use of this product
  • children under 2 years of age: consult a dentist or doctor

Other information
  • do not purchase if package has been opened
  • replace cap after use to prevent drying
  • avoid contact with the eyes
  • this is a personal care item, and should be used by one individual only
  • with zinc chloride, some color may be evident; this is normal

Inactive ingredients

butylparaben, ethylparaben, flavors, glycerin, methylparaben, PEG-8, PEG-75, propylparaben, silica, sucralose

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 2.0 g Applicator Blister Pack

Blistex®

MAXIMUM STRENGTH

KANKA®

SoftBrush®

Tooth & Gum Pain Gel

ORAL ANESTHETIC/ASTRINGENT

Maximum Pain Relief

Dual Medications

Gentle Application

Easy Reach Design
Ultra Soft Tip
50+ Uses

Toothaches

Brace/Denture Irritation

Gum Discomfort

Canker Sores

Net Wt.
0.07 oz. (2.0 g)

KANKA   SOFTBRUSH
benzocaine and zinc chloride gel
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:10157-9493
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Benzocaine (Benzocaine) Benzocaine20 g  in 100 g
Zinc Chloride (Zinc cation) Zinc cation0.1 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
butylparaben 
ethylparaben 
glycerin 
methylparaben 
polyethylene glycol 400 
polyethylene glycol 3350 
propylparaben 
silicon dioxide 
sucralose 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:10157-9493-11 APPLICATOR in 1 BLISTER PACK
12 g in 1 APPLICATOR
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart35605/01/2009
Labeler - Blistex Inc. (005126354)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Blistex Inc.005126354MANUFACTURE(10157-9493)

 
Blistex Inc.

Medically reviewed on May 24, 2018

Further information

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