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Kank-A Mouth Pain

Medically reviewed on May 23, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: Benzocaine 200mg in 1mL
Labeler: Blistex Inc.
NDC Code: 10157-9477

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.

Kank-A®
Mouth Pain Liquid

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Benzocaine 20.0% (w/w)

Purpose

Oral anesthetic/analgesic

Uses
  • for the temporary relief of pain due to 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
  • to assure formation of a long-lasting film coating, dry affected area and apply medication undiluted with applicator
  • allow a few seconds for coating to form
  • 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
  • cap tightly after use to avoid evaporation
  • avoid contact with the eyes
  • avoid contact with clothing and household/ furniture surfaces to prevent possible staining
  • this is a personal care item, and should be used by one individual only

Inactive ingredients

benzyl alcohol, cetylpyridinium chloride, compound benzoin tincture, dimethyl isosorbide, ethylcellulose, flavor, octylacrylamide/acrylates/butylaminoethyl methacrylate copolymer, oleth-10, PEG-6, propylene glycol, ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, SD alcohol 38B (29.6% v/v), sodium saccharin, sucralose, tannic acid

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 9.75 mL Bottle Package

MAXIMUM
STRENGTH

Blistex®

KANK-A®
MOUTH PAIN LIQUID
ORAL ANESTHETIC

Maximum Pain Relief

Forms Protective Coating

For Sores Inside the Mouth

Canker Sores
Denture Abrasions
Brace Irritation

ADA
Accepted
American
Dental
Association
®

CONVENIENT
CONTROL-TIP
APPLICATOR

Net 0.33 fl. oz. (9.75 mL)

KANK-A   MOUTH PAIN
benzocaine liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:10157-9477
Route of AdministrationBUCCALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Benzocaine (Benzocaine) Benzocaine200 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
BENZYL ALCOHOL 
CETYLPYRIDINIUM CHLORIDE 
DIMETHYL ISOSORBIDE 
ETHYLCELLULOSE, UNSPECIFIED 
POLYOXYL-10 OLEYL ETHER 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 300 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
CASTOR OIL 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SUCRALOSE 
TANNIC ACID 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:10157-9477-19.75 mL in 1 BOTTLE, WITH APPLICATOR
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34612/01/2011
Labeler - Blistex Inc. (005126354)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Blistex Inc.005126354MANUFACTURE(10157-9477)

 
Blistex Inc.

Further information

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