Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
Teething in babies is rarely a painless process, therefore it is accompanied by anxiety not only for babies, but also for their parents. To survive this period with minimal discomfort, it is rational to use drugs that have anesthetic and sedative effects. These are medicines approved for use from several months of life. We present a ranking of the 10 best remedies for teething – one of them will definitely be advised by your pediatrician or pediatric dentist.
- Rating of the best remedies for teething
- Best Teething Pain Relief Gels
- Baby Doctor 'First Teeth' (Israel)
- Kamistad-gel baby (Germany)
- Holisal (Poland)
- Kalgel (Poland)
- Dentol baby 7,5% (Canada)
- Best homeopathic remedies for teething
- Dantinorm (France)
- Dentokind (Germany)
- Vibrucol (Germany)
- NatraBio (USA)
- Pansoral 'First teeth' (France)
Rating of the best remedies for teething
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Best Teething Pain Relief Gels||1||Baby Doctor 'First Teeth' (Israel)||283 r|
|2||Kamistad-gel baby (Germany)||232 RUB|
|3||Holisal (Poland)||RUB 186|
|4||Kalgel (Poland)||299 r|
|5||Dentol baby 7,5% (Canada)||385 RUB|
|Best homeopathic remedies for teething||1||Dantinorm (France)||RUB 400|
|2||Dentokind (Germany)||476 r|
|3||Vibrucol (Germany)||397 r|
|4||NatraBio (USA)||RUB 515|
|5||Pansoral 'First teeth' (France)||RUB 315|
Best Teething Pain Relief Gels
Anesthetic gels contain local anesthetics and components to reduce inflammation and sensitivity, which can relieve or significantly alleviate pain during teething.
Baby Doctor 'First Teeth' (Israel)
The best reviews and the first place in the rating is taken by the 'First Teeth' gel from Baby Doctor. It contains water and plant extracts – calendula, plantain, chamomile, echinacea and marshmallow root, which have a fast anti-inflammatory, disinfecting and soothing effect. In the minimum, but sufficient dosage for babies, methylparaben (0.2%) is present in the composition, which prevents the development of pathogens. The gel is dense, coats and quickly soothes disturbing gums. It does not have a pronounced analgesic effect, but it stabilizes the inflammation focus, which automatically leads to a decrease in the sensitivity of the painful area.
The average price for a 15 ml tube is 300 rubles.
- Natural composition;
- Enveloping action;
- Prophylactic agent for prolonged teething;
- Soothes irritated areas and prevents inflammation.
- Does not have a pronounced analgesic effect.
Kamistad-gel baby (Germany)
In second place is Kamistad-baby gel from Germany, which contains 2 basic components: chamomile, which has a calming, disinfecting and anti-inflammatory effect, polidocanol, a local anesthetic that is safer and more harmless than, for example, lidocaine. The gel tastes honey-sweet, so the baby will definitely not spit it out. A comfortable, thin spout allows you to dispense the product and even apply precisely to the gums. The analgesic effect is achieved in a matter of minutes and maintained for up to several hours (individually).
Kamistad-baby gel will help not only with teething, it is prescribed to soothe pain in stomatitis, gingivitis in adults, erosions of mucous membranes, after surgery, so the drug can be useful to the whole family.
The price of a gel in a package of 10 grams is about 250 rubles.
- Fast pain relief effect;
- Convenient spout dispenser;
- Anti-inflammatory effect;
- Safe anesthetic in the composition;
- Honey scent.
- There is no protective membrane on the new tube.
Dental gel with a wide spectrum of action for children and adults is suitable, including for pain relief and inflammation during teething in babies, but only over 6 months old, should be used with caution before the age of one year. The main active ingredient is choline salicylate. The drug has an antimicrobial, anesthetic and sedative effect, quickly soothes irritated gums, is especially useful for bleeding, against which many remedies are powerless.
Cholisal is prescribed for various oral problems from inflammation relief to postoperative care. The gel is sold in tubes of 10 and 15 ml, the average price of a small package is 340 rubles.
- Fast analgesic, disinfecting and anti-inflammatory effect;
- Convenient small packaging;
- Helps children and adults with a wide range of dental problems.
- Requires careful use in babies up to a year, just during the period of teething.
- High price.
Calgel can only be bought with a doctor's prescription – it contains a powerful anesthetic component of lidocaine hydrochloride, which should be used with extreme caution in young children. It relieves pain on the principle of oppression of nerve conduction, so you cannot overdo it with it. It is also important to strictly adhere to the dosage and frequency of gum treatment. Kalgel is prescribed by a doctor for difficult teething, when weaker drugs are powerless. Cetylpyridinium chloride, also part of the drug, has a disinfecting effect and minimizes the risk of inflammation against the background of bacterial infection of the wound. The average price of a 10 ml tube is 290 rubles.
- Pain relief for difficult teething;
- Long-lasting effect;
- Disinfection of the wound.
- Prescription drug;
- Strict adherence to the doctor's recommendations is required (dose, frequency).
Dentol baby 7,5% (Canada)
Completing the rating of painkillers is Dentol baby 7.5% gel, the active ingredient in which is benzocaine. The drug is evenly distributed over the gums due to its moderately thick and fluid consistency, the effect of pain relief is achieved on average in 15-20 minutes and lasts for 2-3 hours (individually).
Dentol baby can be used only in the absence of significant inflammation and wounds on the gums – the gel does not contain antimicrobial components, and benzocaine suppresses the ability of certain drugs to fight local infection.
The average price of a 15-gram tube is 550 rubles.
- Effective pain relief;
- Convenient tube with narrow dispensing spout;
- Uniform coverage of the gums.
- High price;
- It cannot be used in case of local inflammation and the presence of foci of infection in the oral cavity.
Best homeopathic remedies for teething
Homeopathic-type preparations do not contain dangerous and harmful components in the composition, have a cumulative effect and, if properly selected, protect the baby from pain during teething for a long time, and subsequently completely warn it. The rating contains different types of products: candles, tablets, drops, solutions. They do not act immediately, so the course of admission should be started at the first signs of deterioration in the baby's condition. A doctor's prescription is not required to purchase, but consultation with him is necessary – the composition of the funds includes plant extracts to which the child may be allergic.
The drug Dantinorm, widely known due to advertising, is a colorless liquid dosed in 1 ml each in polyethylene containers. The composition contains extracts of chamomile, ivy and rhubarb, which prevent the development of side effects of teething, prevent inflammation of the gums and poor well-being of the baby. The drug should be taken 2-3 times a day for 3 days, after which you should take a break. Dantinorm helps prevent pain in the gums, but does not have an independent anesthetic effect, therefore it is recommended for use as a comprehensive protection.
The average price of a package of 10 capsules is 400 rubles.
- Cumulative effect;
- The drug is dosed, it is convenient to give it to the baby;
- Exceptionally simple and natural composition;
- Dantinorm is approved for use from birth.
- High price;
- It does not work immediately.
Dentokind lozenges are designed to combat the side effects of teething – soreness, mild inflammation of the gums, pain in the ears, diarrhea, lethargy or irritability. The complex effect is determined by extracts of different plants in the composition of tablets: belladonna (or belladonna ordinary), pharmacy chamomile, meadow lumbago, as well as crushed oyster shells, phosphate iron – the latter can have a soothing effect on irritated areas. Tablets can be dissolved in water for young children, for older children, chewable every 2 hours, no longer than 5 days.
The average price of a package of 150 tablets is 500 rubles.
- Natural composition of tablets;
- Natural composition;
- Eliminates the consequences and side effects of teething;
- Packs of 150 capsules last for a long time;
- Light anesthetic effect.
- The drug is contraindicated in lactose intolerance;
- Will not help with significant pain.
Vibrucol is a suppository (suppository). One of the direct indications for use is teething, candles, they perfectly relieve pain, any inflammation in the body, normalize the general condition and soothe. Vibrucol suppositories are also prescribed for viral diseases, excitability, flatulence to relieve health, the drug provides symptomatic treatment.
The suppositories contain plant extracts.
The average price of N12 candles is 390 rubles.
- Extensive symptomatic treatment;
- Calming effect;
- Decrease in temperature;
- Can be used for ARVI, teething and other conditions.
- Not defined.
It is no coincidence that NatraBio homeopathic drops of universal use were included in the rating of remedies for improving the condition of a child during teething. They include a complex of plant extracts that increases the body's resistance to infections, inflammations, it has a sedative effect, the drug is recommended for use during various diseases.
NatraBio drops are available in a brown glass bottle with a pipette, a single dose of 0.5 ml, which should be dropped under the tongue, where the child should hold them for at least 15 minutes. This is the problem – children often swallow the solution. But parents still see a positive effect from using the drug.
The average price is 516 rubles per 30 ml.
- General strengthening effect;
- Convenient form of release;
- Safe composition;
- Helps maintain immunity during teething and diseases;
- Enough for a long time.
- You can buy mainly on iherb;
- Has no analgesic or obvious anti-inflammatory effect;
- High price.
Pansoral 'First teeth' (France)
Pansoral 'First teeth' gel based on extracts of flowers and plant stems has a slight sedative effect and pain relief. It is useful for teething to massage the gums – so the composition is absorbed faster and stabilizes the state of the mucous membrane, has a disinfecting effect. The effect is short-lived, but there are no significant restrictions on the dosage of the gel. Pansoral can be helpful even for teething coughs. Suitable for babies from 3 months, but should be administered with caution.
The average price of a 15 ml tube is 300 rubles.
- Natural composition;
- Disinfection and anti-inflammatory action;
- Convenient tube with dispenser.
- Short-term effect;
- Allergies are possible.
Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.