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Common Kanka Side Effects


The most commonly reported Kanka side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Swelling Face (1)
Confusional State (1)
Dysuria (1)
Feeling Hot And Cold (1)
Pain (1)
Nasal Discomfort (1)
Hypersensitivity (1)
Lethargy (1)
Lip Swelling (1)
Fatigue (1)


If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Kanka Side Effects Reported to FDA


Kanka Side Effect Report#7095151-X
Hypersensitivity, Lip Swelling
This is a report of a female patient (weight: NA) from United States, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: oral pain, who was treated with Kanka Blistex (dosage: Thin Layer Once Cutaneous, start time:
Nov 04, 2010), combined with: NA. and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Hypersensitivity, Lip Swelling after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Kanka Blistex treatment in female patients, resulting in Hypersensitivity side effect.
Kanka Side Effect Report#5301835-3
Confusional State, Dysuria, Fatigue, Feeling Hot And Cold, Lethargy, Nasal Discomfort, Pain, Swelling Face
This report suggests a potential Kanka Mouth Pain Liquid Benzocaine 20% Blistex Confusional State side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 33-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from United States was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: oral pain and used Kanka Mouth Pain Liquid Benzocaine 20% Blistex (dosage: As Needed Up To 4 Time/day Other) starting
Apr 11, 2007. After starting Kanka Mouth Pain Liquid Benzocaine 20% Blistex the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Confusional State, Dysuria, Fatigue, Feeling Hot And Cold, Lethargy, Nasal Discomfort, Pain, Swelling FaceAdditional drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Kanka Mouth Pain Liquid Benzocaine 20% Blistex demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Confusional State, may still occur.



The appearance of Kanka on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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What are common Kanka Side Effects for Women?

Women Side EffectsReports
Confusional State 1
Dysuria 1
Fatigue 1
Feeling Hot And Cold 1
Hypersensitivity 1
Lethargy 1
Lip Swelling 1
Nasal Discomfort 1
Pain 1
Swelling Face 1

What are common Kanka Side Effects for Men?

Men Side EffectsReports

Track Your Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep track of your health symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    Kanka reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
    FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.

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    Kanka Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

    NDC10157-9493
    TypeHUMAN OTC DRUG
    Proprietary NameKANKA SoftBrush
    NameBenzocaine and Zinc Chloride
    Dosage FormGEL
    RouteORAL
    On market since20090501
    LabelerBlistex Inc.
    Active Ingredient(s)BENZOCAINE; ZINC CHLORIDE
    Strength(s)20; .1
    Unit(s)mL/100g; g/100g
    Pharma Class

    More About Kanka

    Side Effects reported to FDA: 2

    Kanka safety alerts: No

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