Orajel Cold Sore

Orajel Cold Sore Cream relieves cold sore pain. If the cold sore last more than 7 days, stop use and ask a doctor.

Orajel Cold Sore Overview


Orajel Cold Sore is an over the counter medication used to relieve cold sore pain.

It is a single product containing 2 medications: benzocaine and white petrolatum. Benzocaine belongs to a group of drugs called topical analgesic, and it works to temporarily numb pain. White petrolatum belongs to a group of drugs called skin protectant. It works to create a protective barrier that prevents cold sores from cracking and drying to help speed healing.

This medication comes in a cream and is applied to the affected area three to four times a day.

Common side effects of Orajel Cold Sore Cream include redness, stinging and irritation.


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  • Burns
  • Earache
  • Fissure In Ano
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  • Pruritus
  • Toothache

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Orajel Cold Sore Drug Class

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