Zilactin (Benzyl Alcohol)

ZILACTIN® ZILACTIN-B® ZILACTIN Baby® ZILACTIN-L® ZILACTIN-Lip®

Zila Pharmaceuticals

Benzyl Alcohol

Benzocaine

Benzocaine

Lidocaine

Octyl Methoxycinnamate – Homosalate – Oxybenzone – Dimethicone – Menthol

Protective – Topical Analgesic – Emollient Preparation

Indications And Clinical Uses:

  • Zilactin: Zilactin medicated gel relieves pain and speeds healing of canker sores, fever blisters and cold sores. Zilactin forms a tenacious, occlusive film on the oral mucosa that holds the medication in place. The film can last up to 6 hours, allowing pain-free eating and drinking;
  • Zilactin-B: Zilactin-B is a medicated gel containing benzocaine that forms a smooth, flexible and occlusive film on the oral mucosa. It is specially formulated to relieve pain and shield the mouth sores, canker sores, cheek bites and gum sores from the environment of the mouth. The film can last up to 6 hours, allowing pain-free eating and drinking;
  • Zilactin Baby: Zilactin Baby medicated gel is uniquely formulated to temporarily relieve sore gums caused by teething in infants and children 4 months of age and older. The extra strength level of medication in Zilactin Baby begins quickly relieving the discomfort of teething pain. This specially developed gel combines a pleasant grape flavor with an advanced ingredient that imparts an immediate cooling sensation;
  • Zilactin-L: Zilactin-L is a non film-forming liquid that treats and relieves the pain, itching and burning of developing and existing cold sores, lip sores, and fever blisters. Zilactin-L is specially formulated to treat the initial signs of tingling, itching or burning that signal an oncoming cold sore, lip sore or fever blister;
  • Zilactin-Lip: Zilactin-Lip is a medicated lip balm with advanced ingredients that help prevent sun blisters; treat the pain, itching and discomfort associated with cold sores; soften and relieve the pain of dry, chapped lips. Zilactin-Lip medicated lip balm is PABA-free and has SPF of 24 and the antioxidant, vitamin E (tocopherol).

Contra-Indications: Known sensitivity to any of the ingredients.

Zilactin-B, Zilactin Baby, Zilactin-L: Known sensitivity to local anesthetics such as benzocaine, lidocaine or other “caine” anesthetics.

Precautions:

  • Do not use in or near eyes. In the event of accidental contact with the eye, flush with water immediately and continuously for 10 minutes. Seek immediate medial attention if pain or irritation persists. Not recommended for use in children under 3 years of age. A mild, temporary, stinging sensation may be experienced when applying Zilactin, Zilactin-B or Zilactin-L to an open lesion, sore or blister. This may be minimized by first applying ice for a minute, then drying area before application of the medication. For temporary relief only. As with all medications, keep out of reach of children;
  • Zilactin and Zilactin-B: Do not peel off protective film. Attempting to peel off film may result in skin irritation or tenderness. To remove film, first apply another coat of Zilactin or Zilactin-B to film, and immediately wipe the area with a gauze pad or tissue.

Dosage And Administration:

  • Zilactin: For intraoral or extraoral use. Use every 4 to 6 hours, or as needed. Dry the affected area. Apply a thin coat of Zilactin and allow 30 to 60 seconds for the gel to dry into a film. Outside the mouth, Zilactin forms a transparent film. Inside the mouth, the film is white;
  • Zilactin-B: For intraoral use. Use every 4 hours or as needed. Dry the affected area. Apply a thin coat of Zilactin-B and allow 30 to 60 seconds for the gel to dry into a film. Inside the mouth, the film is white;
  • Zilactin Baby: For intraoral use. Apply small amount to the affected gum area with fingertip or cotton applicator. Apply to affected area not more than 4 times daily or as directed by a dentist or physician. For infants under 4 months of age, there is no recommended dosage or treatment except under the advice and supervision of a physician;
  • Zilactin-L: For extraoral use. Apply every 1 to 2 hours for the first 3 days and then as needed. For maximum effectiveness, use at first signs of tingling or itching. Moisten a cotton swab with several drops of Zilactin-L. Apply on lip area where symptoms are noted, or directly on existing cold sore, lip sore or fever blister, and allow to dry for 15 seconds;
  • Zilactin-Lip: For extraoral use. For sun blisters and dry, chapped lips: Apply evenly and liberally before exposure to the sun. For cold sores: At first sign of cold sore, apply to affected area. Apply to affected area no more than 3 to 4 times daily.

Availability And Storage:

  • Zilactin: Each plastic tube of medicated gel contains: benzyl alcohol 10% w/w. Nonmedicinal ingredients: boric acid, deionized water, hydroxypropylcellulose, propylene glycol, salicylic acid, SD alcohol 37 and tannic acid. Tubes of 6 g;
  • Zilactin-B: Each plastic tube of medicated gel contains: benzocaine 10% w/w. Nonmedicinal ingredients: boric acid, deionized water, hydroxypropylcellulose, propylene glycol, salicylic acid, SD alcohol 38-B and tannic acid. Tubes of 6 g;
  • Zilactin Baby: Each plastic tube of medicated teething gel contains: benzocaine 10% w/w. Nonmedicinal ingredients: PEG-8, PEG-75, glycerin, water, potassium acesulfame, flavor, menthyl lactate, glycine, methylparaben, propylparaben and sorbic acid. Tubes of 9.4 g;
  • Zilactin-L: Each plastic bottle of liquid contains: lidocaine 2.5% w/w. Nonmedicinal ingredients: boric acid, deionized water, propylene glycol, salicylic acid, SD alcohol 37 and tannic acid. Bottles of 9 mL;
  • Zilactin-Lip: Each plastic tube of medicated lip balm contains: octyl methoxycinnamate 7% w/w, homosalate 4% w/w, oxybenzone 3% w/w, dimethicone 1.5% w/w, menthol 0.5% w/w. Nonmedicinal ingredients: beeswax, benzyl laurate, butylparaben, candelilla wax, carnauba, castor oil, isobutylparaben, isopropylparaben, isostearyl trimethylolpropane siloxy silicate, octyl palmitate, ozokerite, petrolatum, titanium dioxide and tocopherol. Tubes of 4.25 g.

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