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How should I use topical benzocaine?

You should use topical benzocaine exactly as instructed on the package label or as directed by your doctor. There are many different products, so there are many different ways to use it. Typically, topical benzocaine is applied on the affected area with clean and dry fingers. When you first begin using benzocaine, you should not drive or operate machinery in case you react adversely.

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