Benzocaine

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

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Uses of Benzocaine

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Benzocaine is used in the treatment of:

  • Burns
  • Earache
  • Fissure in Ano
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Oral Ulcer
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Pruritus
  • Toothache

Benzocaine is used in the prevention of:

  • Pain

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Benzocaine Brand Names

Benzocaine may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Benzocaine Drug Class

Benzocaine is part of the drug class:

Benzocaine Interactions

This is not a complete list of Benzocainedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Benzocaine and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Benzocaine falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Benzocaine should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Benzocaine should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Benzocaine Dosage

Take benzocaine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Benzocaine dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Benzocaine is available in the following doses:

  • Acetic/antipyrine/benzocaine/polycos Otic Otic Solution
  • Antipyrine-benzocaine Otic 54 Mg-14 Mg/ml Otic Solution
  • Antipyrine/benzocaine/phenylephrine Otic 5%-5%-0.25% Otic Solution
  • Antipyrine/benzocaine/zinc Acetate Otic 54 Mg-10 Mg-10 Mg/ml Otic Solution
  • Benzalkonium Chloride-benzocaine Topical 0.12%-10% Mucous Membrane Liquid
  • Benzalkonium Chloride-benzocaine Topical 0.2%-20% Topical Spray
  • Benzethonium Chloride-benzocaine Topical 0.2%-20% Topical Spray
  • Benzocaine Otic 20% Otic Solution
  • Benzocaine Topical 10 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine Topical 10% Mucous Membrane Gel
  • Benzocaine Topical 10% Mucous Membrane Liquid
  • Benzocaine Topical 10% Mucous Membrane Powder For Reconstitution
  • Benzocaine Topical 10% Topical Ointment
  • Benzocaine Topical 15 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine Topical 15% Mucous Membrane Gel
  • Benzocaine Topical 15% Topical Liquid
  • Benzocaine Topical 18.9% Topical Swab
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Mucous Membrane Gel
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Mucous Membrane Liquid
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Mucous Membrane Paste
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Mucous Membrane Spray
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Mucous Membrane Swab
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Rectal Ointment
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Topical Cream
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Topical Gel
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Topical Liquid
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Topical Ointment
  • Benzocaine Topical 20% Topical Spray
  • Benzocaine Topical 3 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine Topical 4 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine Topical 5% Mucous Membrane Spray
  • Benzocaine Topical 5% Topical Cream
  • Benzocaine Topical 5% Topical Gel
  • Benzocaine Topical 5% Topical Stick
  • Benzocaine Topical 6 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine Topical 6 Mg Mucous Membrane Tablet, Disintegrating
  • Benzocaine Topical 6% Topical Cream
  • Benzocaine Topical 7.5% Mucous Membrane Gel
  • Benzocaine Topical 7.5% Mucous Membrane Liquid
  • Benzocaine Topical 7.5% Topical Gel
  • Benzocaine Topical Compounding Powder
  • Benzocaine Topical Rectal Suppository
  • Benzocaine Topical Topical Cream
  • Benzocaine Topical Topical Gel
  • Benzocaine Topical Topical Liquid
  • Benzocaine Topical Topical Lotion
  • Benzocaine Topical Topical Ointment
  • Benzocaine Topical Topical Spray
  • Benzocaine Topical With Camphor And Menthol Topical Gel
  • Benzocaine-cetylpyridinium Topical 10 Mg-0.07% Oral Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-cetylpyridinium Topical 10 Mg-2.5 Mg Oral Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-cetylpyridinium Topical 20%-0.1% Topical Liquid
  • Benzocaine-chloroxylenol Topical 5%-0.1% Topical Ointment
  • Benzocaine-chloroxylenol Topical 5%-0.6% Topical Spray
  • Benzocaine-dextromethorphan 10 Mg-10 Mg Oral Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-dextromethorphan 2 Mg-5 Mg Oral Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-dextromethorphan 7.5 Mg-5 Mg Oral Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-docusate 20 Mg-283 Mg Rectal Enema
  • Benzocaine-isopropyl Alcohol Topical Topical Pad
  • Benzocaine-menthol Topical 15 Mg-2.1 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-menthol Topical 15 Mg-2.6 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-menthol Topical 15 Mg-3.6 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-menthol Topical 15 Mg-4 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-menthol Topical 4 Mg-9 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-menthol Topical 6 Mg-10 Mg Mucous Membrane Lozenge
  • Benzocaine-resorcinol Topical 20%-3% Vaginal Cream
  • Benzocaine-resorcinol Topical 5%-2% Vaginal Cream
  • Benzocaine-trimethobenzamide 2%-100 Mg Rectal Suppository
  • Benzocaine-trimethobenzamide 2%-200 Mg Rectal Suppository
  • Benzocaine-zinc Chloride Topical 5%-0.1% Mucous Membrane Liquid
  • Benzocaine-zinc Chloride Topical 5%-0.1% Mucous Membrane Spray
  • Benzocaine/butamben/tetracaine Topical 14%-2%-2% Mucous Membrane Aerosol
  • Benzocaine/butamben/tetracaine Topical 14%-2%-2% Mucous Membrane Gel
  • Benzocaine/butamben/tetracaine Topical 14%-2%-2% Mucous Membrane Kit
  • Benzocaine/butamben/tetracaine Topical 14%-2%-2% Mucous Membrane Ointment
  • Benzocaine/butamben/tetracaine Topical 14%-2%-2% Mucous Membrane Solution
  • Benzocaine/cetylpyridinium/menthol Topical 2%-0.1%-0.5% Topical Liquid
  • Benzocaine/chloroxylenol/hydrocortisone Otic 15 Mg-1 Mg-10 Mg/ml Otic Suspension
  • Benzocaine/phenol/povidone Iodine Topical 6.3% Mucous Membrane Gel
  • Benzocaine/phenol/povidone Iodine Topical 6.3% Mucous Membrane Liquid
  • Benzocaine/phenylephrine/ppa 10 Mg-5 Mg-10.5 Mg Oral Lozenge

Forms of Medication

Benzocaine is available in the following forms:

  • Buccal Film
  • Chewing Gum
  • Disintegrating Tablet
  • Enema
  • Enemas
  • Granules
  • Lozenge
  • Mouthwash
  • Mouthwashes
  • Mucosal Spray
  • Mucous Membrane Topical Solution
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Cream
  • Oral Gel
  • Oral Ointment
  • Oral Paste
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Spray
  • Oral Strip
  • Oral Tablet
  • Otic Solution
  • Otic Suspension
  • Prefilled Applicator
  • Rectal Ointment
  • Rectal Suppository
  • Topical Cream
  • Topical Gel
  • Topical Lotion
  • Topical Ointment
  • Topical Solution
  • Topical Spray