FDA Issues Warning of Benzocaine in Teething Gels


The Food and Drub Administration announced last week that teething gels can cause oxygen deprivation, and in extreme cases, death. We aren't usually ones to freak out on things (okay, sometimes we are!) but this sounds pretty serious to us. The numbing agent (benzocaine) in these gels that are supposed to relieve babies' teething pain such as Anbesol and Oragel can actually be … [Read more...]