Anbesol

Anbesol is an over the counter medication used to relieve pain associated with cold sores, canker sores, and tooth aches. It is used up to 4 times a day.

Anbesol Overview

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Anbesol is an over the counter medication used to relieve pain associated with cold sores, canker sores, and tooth aches. Anbesol belongs to a groups of drugs called local anesthetics, which helps numb the area it is applied to. 

This medication comes in a liquid, gel, or ointment form, and is used up to 4 times a day. 

Common side effects of Anbesol include redness and itching. 

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  • Other
  • Burns
  • Earache
  • Fissure In Ano
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Oral Ulcer
  • Otitis Externa
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  • Pain
  • Pruritus
  • Toothache

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Manufacturer

Benzocaine

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Anbesol Drug Class

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