What is Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Orajel® mouth sore medicine is a brand of benzocaine it is used for the treatment of mouth and gum irritations (toothache, minor sore throat pain, canker sores, dentures, orthodontia, teething, mucositis, stomatitis).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Mouth sores (ulcers) 3 1
Canker sores (aphthous ulcer) 1 0
Tongue sores 1 1
Toothache 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine

Dosage Patients
0.02-20-0.1% as needed 1
20% as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine

Duration

Currently taking Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Orajel Mouth Sore Medicine.