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How to apply bonjela

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bonjela Adult

(Medicine for adults over the age of 16)

  1. Check the cap seal is unbroken before use
  2. Using a clean finger massage approximately half an inch (1cm) of the gel onto the sore area.
  3. This can be repeated after 3 hours.
  4. Denture irritation: apply and leave at least 30 minutes before reinsertion of the dentures. Do not apply the gel directly to the dentures.
  5. The gel has a shelf life of 2 years, but should not be used after the expiry date on the tube

Always read the label.

bonjela Cool Mint Gel

(Medicine for adults over the age of 16)

  1. Check the cap seal is unbroken before use
  2. Using a clean finger massage approximately half an inch (1cm) of the gel onto the sore area.
  3. This can be repeated after 3 hours.
  4. Denture irritation: apply and leave at least 30 minutes before reinsertion of the dentures. Do not apply the gel directly to the dentures.
  5. The gel has a shelf life of 2 years, but should not be used after the expiry date on the tube

Always read the label.

bonjela Complete Plus

(Medical device for adults over the age of 16)

  1. This product may cause temporary discomfort and some tingling.
  2. Wipe off the excess liquid from one side of the spatula against the rim of the bottle neck. Apply bonjela Complete Plus directly on the wound with the other side of the spatula to cover the area you want to treat
  3. Allow to dry for about 10 seconds before closing your mouth. A visible film will form over the mouth ulcer. If it is not covered entirely, renew the application
  4. Apply the product as often as necessary up to 4 times a day, preferably before meals, until the mouth ulcer is healing (3 to 5 days).
  5. Never scratch off the film once formed; it will disappear by itself. So long as the film remains visible, it is not necessary to reapply.
  6. After use, replace the spatula into the bottle and close the bottle tightly. You don’t need to clean the spatula due to the hygienic composition of the gel.
  7. Use the product within 6 months of opening.
  8. There are 100 applications in a tube.

Always read the label.

bonjela Teething Gel

(Medicine for children over the age of 2 months – not intended for adult use)

  1. Check the cap seal is unbroken before use.
  2. Using a clean finger apply approximately half an inch (1cm) of the gel to the affected area and rub in gently.
  3. Repeat every 3 hours if necessary.
  4. The gel has a shelf life of 2 years, but should not be used after the expiry date on the tube.

Always read the label.

*NEW* bonjela Junior Gel

(Medicine for children over 3 months, adults and the elderly)

  1. Check the cap seal is unbroken before use.
  2. Using a clean finger apply approximately half an inch (1cm) of the gel to the affected area and rub in gently.
  3. Repeat every 3 hours if necessary.
  4. The gel has a shelf life of 2 years, but should not be used after the expiry date on the tube.

When should I not use the bonjela range of products?

You should read the label and patient information leaflet carefully especially if you are:

  • suffering from a peptic or stomach ulcer, or liver or heart problem
  • allergic to salicylates, lidocaine or other local anaesthetics,  or any of the ingredients in the products
  • taking other medicines which thin your blood, or are used to treat gout or water retention
  • pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding (speak to your GP or pharmacist before taking).

This list is not exhaustive. Please refer to the patient information leaflet for details.

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