A fast acting cool mint gel for mouth ulcers. Only for 16 years old and over.
Bonjela Cool Mint Gel is a pain relieving gel that reduces inflammation and fights infection. It can be used on mouth ulcers and brace, denture and cold sores. Its clinically proven formula eases pain and discomfort with its fresh, mint flavour.
Bonjela Cool Mint Gel is not suitable for children under the age of 16. This fast and effective mouth ulcer treatment is suitable for adults and adolescents over 16.
What's in Bonjela Adult?
Bonjela Adult contains Choline Salicylate which gives relief for pain, irritation and inflammation. It also contains an antiseptic called Cetalkonium Chloride. This helps to fight infections. Together, they help to heal the area, prevent further infection and relieve pain.
Should I use Bonjela on children?
Bonjela Adult as it's now called, should no longer be used by children under the age of 16. However you can use Bonjela Soothing Teething Gel which relieves teething pain for babies over six months old, and Bonjela Junior which is suitable for children over five months and under 16 years. Both available at Chemist Direct.
Why is Bonjela bad for babies?
The adult version contains Choline Salicylate. There's a possible association between salicylates and Reye's syndrome when given to children. Reye's syndrome is a very rare disease which affects the brain and liver and can be fatal.
Directions for using Bonjela Cool Mint Gel:
- Apply around 1cm of gel to the sore area in the mouth.
- Do not use any more than once every 3 hours.
- For denture irritation, use 30 minutes before re-insertion.
Caution before using Bonjela Cool Mint Gel:
- Bonjela Cool Mint Gel is not suitable for children under the age of 16.
- Keep out of sight and reach of children.
- Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Bonjela Cool Mint Gel contains:
Chlorine Salicyate 8.714% w/w, Cetalkonium Chloride 0.010%, Ethanol 33.45% w/w, Glycerol, Menthol, Hypromellose 4500, Anise Oil, Sodium Saccarin, Water