At some point in our lives most people will suffer from toothache and it can be a very unpleasant and painful experience. The primary cause of toothache is tooth decay but can also be the result of a broken tooth, a loose filling, gum disease and several other causes. If you do get a toothache it is important that you make an appointment with your local dentist so the underlying cause of the toothache can be identified and the appropriate action taken.
Orajel is the strongest local anaesthetic that can be taken without the need for a prescription.
It is important that you read and fully understand the Patient Information Leaflet before purchasing this item.
To see even more information on symptoms and the product please visit the manufacturer’s web-site here
Before you use this product
This product can only be taken by adults and children aged 12 years and over.
Adults and children over 12 years.
Each 100 g of Orajel Extra Strength Gel contains the following active ingredients: –
Other inactive ingredients (Excipients) are:
Polyethylene Glycol 3350S
Natural Spearmint Flavour
This medicine is suitable for most people but a few people should not use it. If you are in any
doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use this medicine…
If the above bullet points apply to you, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Orajel Extra Strength Gel.
If you apply or swallow too much gel contact your nearest hospital casualty department, doctor or dentist immediately. Taking the product information leaflet to show to the dentist or doctor.
Orajel Extra Strength is intended for short-term use until you can get to see a dentist. It should not be used continuously. If the toothache persists, consult your dentist.
Side effects when using
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If you experience the following, stop using the medicine and talk to your doctor:
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist , dentist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed here You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this product.
If you need more advice consult your doctor, dentist or pharmacist.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
What is Toothache? Toothache refers to pain felt in and around the teeth and jaws. What are the symptoms of toothache? Toothache can be felt in many ways. It can be constant or it can come and go, be mild or severe. It may be felt as a sudden sharp pain when eating or drinking, […]