FDA Issues Warning About Oral Anesthetic
April 18, 2011
Posted by Smallflower
The health and well-being of our customers is a top priority at Smallflower. That's why we wanted share this warning from FDA about Benzocaine, a local anesthetic used in several over-the-counter oral pain and teething medications. Click here to read the article.
Benzocaine has been linked to Methemoglobinemia, a rare but potentially fatal condition where the amount of oxygen in the bloodsteam is greatly reduced.
If you have a teething infant, Camilia by Boiron is a great homeopathic alternative that our customers have trusted for many years. It's in liquid form so it's easy to use, it contains no preservatives and is more convenient than tablets. It works effectively on teething pain and the irritability and minor digestive disturbances that may accompany it. See the links below for other natural and homeopathic alternatives for oral pain, canker sores and irritation of the mouth and gums.