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Orajel Extra Strength
Orajel Extra Strength
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Orajel Extra Strength
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Orajel Extra Strength is a quick-fix solution for relieving toothaches. This extra-strength gel is suitable for use up to four times a day.

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Jordan Christchurch reviewed
"Fast, easy to use and very responsive customer service. Prices are also very competitive."
RJ Layton reviewed
"5 Star service is so much easier than going to my local pharmacy, especially when feeling under the weather."
Bianca Carthright reviewed
"No fuss, and fast delivery. Welzo dispatched my order the same day and it arrived in the morning."
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What is Orajel Extra Strength?

Orajel is a topical medicine used to rapidly relieve toothpain associated with a broken tooth. Also suitable for providing temporary relief from a tooth that requires a filling. 

How does it work?

Orajel contains a 20% w/w concentration of benzocaine which belongs to a group of medicines called local anaesthetics. Benzocain is a powerful pain relief medication that works by temporarily blocking the pathways of pain signals along the nerves and numbing the affected area.

Is Orajel Extra Strength suitable for me?

This product is intended for use by those aged 12 years and over. You should not use this product if you have had an allergic reaction to benzocaine or any other ingredients in the gel, especially sorbic acid.

The product images shown may represent the range of products, or be for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the product.

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur. Stop using the gel and contact your doctor or dentist immediately if any of the following occur:

• An allergic reaction (burning, stinging, itching, redness, rash and/or swelling)

• Skin irritation

• A condition called methaemoglobinaemia (difficulty converting a component of your blood called methaemoglobin to haemoglobin).

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

Our Discreet Packaging Promise

We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Orajel Extra Strength.

  • For adults and children 12 years and over, remove cap, cut open tip of tube and with a clean finger apply an amount of gel the size of a green pea into the tooth cavity.
  • You can use Orajel Extra Strength up to a maximum of 4 times a day.

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Buy Orajel Extra Strength Online

Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

You can buy Orajel Extra Strength online from our UK-registered online pharmacy partners. Complete an online consultation form and our system will show you if you are eligible to purchase Orajel Extra Strength online. Our pharmacists will then review your order of Orajel Extra Strength and dispatch it discreetly to your address.

How to buy Orajel Extra Strength online?

You can buy Orajel Extra Strength by following the following steps.

  1. Fill out our online consultation form
  2. If you are eligible to purchase Orajel Extra Strength you will be shown it as one of your treatment options
  3. Pay online and receive your order to the comfort of your chosen address

Can I get Orajel Extra Strength on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Orajel Extra Strength on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Orajel Extra Strength from the NHS.

Can you get Orajel Extra Strength over the counter?

No, you can’t get Orajel Extra Strength over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Orajel Extra Strength is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Orajel Extra Strength online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched. One of our partner prescribing pharmacists will review the consultation form and will decide if you are eligible to buy Orajel Extra Strength.

Is Orajel Extra Strength safe?

If you have been prescribed Orajel Extra Strength then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Orajel Extra Strength then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Orajel Extra Strength?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

How long does Orajel Extra Strength take to work?

The time it takes for a Orajel Extra Strength to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Orajel Extra Strength may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Orajel Extra Strength?

The effectiveness of Orajel Extra Strength can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Orajel Extra Strength?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Orajel Extra Strength.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Orajel Extra Strength in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Orajel Extra Strength in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Orajel Extra Strength is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation and to purchase from Welzo if in stock. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Where can I buy Orajel Extra Strength?

You can buy Orajel Extra Strength online from upon completion of a consultation form and a free review from a prescribing pharmacist.

Are Orajel Extra Strength users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Orajel Extra Strength at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Orajel Extra Strength head over to for further details.

Can I buy Orajel Extra Strength from an online pharmacy?

Yes, you can purchase Orajel Extra Strength from an online pharmacy. However, this is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Orajel Extra Strength cost?

The costs of Orajel Extra Strength are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as treatment options will be shown upon completing the consultation form.

What are the ingredients in Orajel Extra Strength?

Orajel Extra Strength contains

  • Benzocaine as the active ingredient.
  • Macrogol 400, 
  • Polyethylene glycol 3350, 
  • Sodium saccharin (E954), 
  • Sorbic acid (E200), 
  • Natural spearmint flavor, 
  • Citric acid,
  • Clove oil.

How long does Orajel numb for?

Orajel will usually last for 15-20 minutes once it has fully come into effect. It will still last for longer but at a reduced level.

Orajel is only a short-term reliever and should not be used consistently.

Does Orajel go on teeth or gums?

Orajel is intended to be used on broken or decayed teeth. If you're unsure about where to apply, speak with a doctor or pharmacist.

What should you avoid while using Orajel?

You should avoid drinking hot drinks whilst using Orajel Extra Strength.

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