HurriCaine Dosage

Generic name: Benzocaine Oral Spray
Drug class: Topical anesthetics

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  GEL: 20%; SOL: 20%; SPRAY: 20%

Topical anesthesia, mucosal

[oropharyngeal]
Dose: apply qd-qid prn; Info: spray x0.5sec, may repeat x1, max 2sec/dose; apply gel/solution x1min, then spit
[*other mucosa]
Dose: apply qd-qid prn; Info: spray x0.5sec, may repeat x1, max 2sec/dose

Medical device lubrication

[apply to device before insertion]
Info: use on nasogastric tubes, fiberoptic scopes, specula

Recommended Peds Dosing

Dosage forms:  GEL: 20%; SOL: 20%; SPRAY: 20%

Topical anesthesia, mucosal

[oropharyngeal, 2 yo and older]
Dose: apply qd-qid prn; Info: spray x0.5sec, may repeat x1, max 2sec/dose; apply gel/solution x1min, then spit
[*other mucosa, 2 yo and older]
Dose: apply qd-qid prn; Info: spray x0.5sec, may repeat x1, max 2sec/dose

Medical device lubrication

[apply to device before insertion]
Info: use on nasogastric tubes, fiberoptic scopes, specula

SRC: NLM .