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Red Cross Toothache

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jan 13, 2020.

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: EUGENOL 850mg in 1mL
Labeler: The Mentholatum Company
NDC Code: 10742-0009

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Eugenol 85%


Toothache relief agent


temporarily relieves throbbing, persistent toothache due to a cavity until a dentist can be seen


For external use only

Allergy alert: do not use if you are allergic to eugenol (clove oil)

When using this product
use only in teeth with persistent, throbbing pain
avoid touching tissues other than tooth cavity. Contact with lips or mucous membranes can cause burning, swelling, or irritation.
DO NOT SWALLOW to avoid irritation
do not use for more than 7 days
do not exceed recommended dosage

Stop use and ask a dentist or doctor if
irritation persists, inflammation develops, or if fever and infection develop

See a dentist as soon as possible whether or not the pain is relieved. Toothaches and open cavities indicate serious problems that need prompt attention by a dentist.

Keep Out of Reach of Children

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

rinse tooth with water to remove any food particles from the cavity
using tweezers, immerse cotton pellet in medication
to prevent dripping, squeeze gently between fingers to remove excess liquid
place pellet in tooth cavity for one minutewithout touching surrounding tissues, then remove
supervise children using this product

adults and children 12 years and over: use up to 4 times daily or as directed by a dentist or doctor

children under 12 years: ask a dentist or doctor

Inactive Ingredients

sesame oil


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Package/Label Principal Display Panel

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eugenol liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:10742-0009
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:10742-0009-11 BOTTLE in 1 BLISTER PACK
13.7 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart35606/21/1983
Labeler - The Mentholatum Company (002105757)
Registrant - The Mentholatum Company (002105757)
The Mentholatum Company002105757MANUFACTURE(10742-0009)

The Mentholatum Company

Further information

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