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Local anesthetic, usually in a 4% solution, commonly used in dentistry.
[coined term incl. -caine, local anesthetic, fr. cocaine, fr. coca + -ine, chem. suffix]

articaine (ar´tikān´),

n an immediate-acting local anesthetic drug of the amide group that is used to anesthetize the treatment site during a dental procedure.
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Articaine hydrochloride is an amide type local analgesia [Malamed, 1997].
it), announces the US launch of Orabloc(TM) (Articaine hydrochloride 4% with epinephrine 1:100,000 and Articaine hydrochloride 4% with epinephrine 1:200,000).