Maximum Strength Description from Anbesol
Temporarily relieves pain associated with the following mouth and gum irritations: toothache, sore gums, canker sores, braces, minor dental procedures, dentures.
Active ingredient: Benzocaine 20%, oral anesthetic.
Inactive ingredients: benzyl alcohol, D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, methylparaben, natural and artificial flavor, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, saccharin.
Adults and children 2 years of age and older: Wipe liquid on with cotton, or cotton swab, or fingertip. Apply to affected area up to 4 times daily or as directed by doctor/dentist. Children under 12 years of age: adult supervision should be given in the use of this product. Children under 2 years of age: consult a doctor/dentist.
Allergy alert: Do not use this product if you have a history of allergy to local anesthetics such as procaine, butacaine, benzocaine, or other "caine" anesthetics. When using this product avoid contact with the eyes. Do not exceed recommended dosage. Do not use for more than 7 days unless directed by a doctor/dentist. Stop use and ask a doctor if sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days. If irritation, pain, or redness persists or worsens. Or if swelling, rash or fever develops. Keep out of reach of children. If more than used for pain is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.