Orajel Extra Strength Toothache Gel

Orajel Extra Strength Toothache Gel (5.3g )

Order before 4pm for delivery from Sat. 27 May.

Description for Orajel Extra Strength Toothache Gel

Orajel Maximum Strength Toothache Gel: The active ingredient in Orajel Maximum Strength is Benzocaine 20% which is strong enough to provide immediate relief from toothache. The gel is also designed to last for several hours and is extremely easy to apply.

Product Information

  • Age: 2 years +

    Maximum per order: 4

  • Pregnancy: Suitable

    Breastfeeding: Suitable

Orajel Maximum Strength Toothache Gel contains the active ingredient Benzocaine 20%. Benzocaine is a local anaesthetic that will provide effective relief by numbing the painful area. Orajel Maximum Strength is a topical gel that is applied directly to the source of your toothache. Its quick acting formula will get to work in seconds. Traditional systemic painkillers can take up to 30 minutes to take effect, which doesn’t compare to the rapid relief provided by Orajel. The effects of this easy to apply gel will last for several hours.

Local anesthetics like benzocaine, work by temporarily blocking the pain pathways along the nerves. This prevents the brain from receiving the pain triggering signals.

Dental pulp is the middle layer of the tooth that contains the nerves and blood vessels. When this layer becomes inflamed, irritated or exposed toothache can occur. This exposure can be caused by a number of factors, such as:

  • Tooth decay
  • Tooth fractures
  • Receding gums

Loose fillings Toothache can present in several different ways. For example:

  • Sharp, throbbing or consistent pain
  • Pain that only occurs when pressure is applied
  • Painful and swollen gums
  • A bad taste in the mouth, which is usually caused by an infected tooth

Pharmacist tip

A local anaesthetic, such as Benzocaine will numb the affected area, providing instant relief form pain. Take extra care not to burn yourself whilst your mouth is numb.

 

Adults, including the elderly and children 2 years and over:

  • Using a swab or a clean finger, apply the gel to the affected area. 
  • Use only a tiny amount of the gel about the dimension of a green pea. 
  • Apply the gel up to 4 times every day.
  • Avoid applying this gel for more than 7 days at a time.

 

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take medication, however if you do they can include:

Hypersensitivity reactions (burning, stinging, pruritis, erythema, rash and edema), contact dermatitis and methaemoglobinaemia.

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Benzocaine 20% w/w.

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Sodium Saccharin (E954), Polyethylene Glycol, Clove Oil, Spearmint Flavour and Sorbic Acid (E200).


Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

  • Keep out of sight and out of reach of children. 
  • Avoid using more than the recommended dosage. 
  • Avoid applying this gel for more than 4 days at a time. 
  • Avoid use of this gel if you are sensitive to any of the ingredients, or if you are taking antibiotics, or if you are expectant or breast feeding. 


Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders can be fully tracked in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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