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Alpha-Caine Topical Anesthetic

Dosage form: gel
Ingredients: BENZOCAINE 200mg in 1g
Labeler: Dental Technologies, Inc.
NDC Code: 55346-2903

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Alpha-Caine Drug Facts, Cherry

Active ingredient

Benzocaine 20%

Purpose

Oral Anesthetic

Uses

For the temporary relief of occasional minor irritation and pain, associated with:

  • Sore mouth and throat
  • Ulcers
  • Minor dental procedures
  • Needle punctures
  • Minor irritation of the mouth and gums caused by dentures or orthodontic appliances

Warnings

For external use only

Methemoglobinemia warning

Use of this product may cause methemoglobinemia, a serious condition that must be treated promptly because it reduces the amount of oxygen carried in blood. This can occur even if you have used this product before. 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

Allergy alert:

Do not use if you have a history of allergy to any “caine” anesthetics, such as benzocaine, butacaine, procaine or tetracaine.

Sore throat warning:

If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting consult a doctor promptly. If sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days, see your dentist or doctor promptly.

Do not use
  • for teething
  • in children under 2 years of age

When using this product

avoid contact with eyes

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

do not exceed recommended dosage.

  • adults and children 2 years of age and older: apply to affected area. Gargle, swish around in the mouth, or allow to remain in place at least 1 minute and then spit out. Use up to 4 times daily or as directed by dentist or doctor.
  • children under 12 years of age: should be supervised in the use of the product.
  • children under 2 years of age: do not use

Other information

Store at 59° to 86º F (15º to 30º C)

Inactive ingredients

Blue 1*, flavor, PEG-8, PEG-75, Red 3*, Red 33*, Red 40*, sodium saccharin, Yellow 10*

*contains one or more of these ingredients.

Questions or comments?

1-800-835-0885 or 1-847-677-5500 M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST.

Visit www.dentaltech.com

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ALPHA-CAINE

TOPICAL ANESTHETIC GEL

DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Made in U.S.A.

DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

20% Benzocaine Oral Anesthetic

1oz. (30g)

ALPHA-CAINE  TOPICAL ANESTHETIC
benzocaine gel
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55346-2903
Route of AdministrationPERIODONTAL, DENTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BENZOCAINE (BENZOCAINE) BENZOCAINE200 mg  in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
D&C RED NO. 33 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRY (Cherry) Imprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55346-2903-130 g in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart35612/31/1999
Labeler - Dental Technologies, Inc. (148312838)
Registrant - Dental Technologies, Inc. (148312838)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Dental Technologies, Inc.148312838manufacture(55346-2903), pack(55346-2903), label(55346-2903)

 
Dental Technologies, Inc.

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Medically reviewed on Jul 11, 2018

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