procaine hydrochloride


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pro·caine hy·dro·chlor·ide

(prō'kān hī'drō-klōr'īd),
Local anesthetic for infiltration and spinal use, although it lacks activity when used topically. As an ester type anesthetic, it is more likely to cause a hypersensitivity reaction than amide-type anesthetics.

procaine hydrochloride

[prō′kān]
a local anesthetic of the ester family.
indications It is administered for local anesthesia by infiltration and injection and for caudal, epidural, and other regional anesthetic procedures. It is not used for topical anesthesia.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to anesthetics of the ester group prohibits its use. It is not injected into inflamed or infected tissue, and large doses are not given to patients with heart block.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse effects are potentially serious neurological and cardiovascular reactions that result from inadvertent intravascular administration. Allergic reactions also may occur.

pro·caine hy·dro·chlor·ide

(prō'kān hī'drŏ-klōr'īd)
Local anesthetic for infiltration and spinal use, although it lacks activity when used topically.

procaine hydrochloride 

A local anaesthetic of the amide type used in eye surgery. It is used in 1-10% solution and its action lasts for nearly one hour.

pro·caine hy·dro·chlor·ide

(prō'kān hī'drŏ-klōr'īd)
Local anesthetic for infiltration and spinal use, although it lacks activity when used topically.

procaine hydrochloride (prōkān hī´drōklôr´īd),

n an ester local anesthetic agent; 2-diethylaminoethyl 4-aminobenzoate hydrochloride, which is no longer available as an injectable due to its high allergenic potential.
Brand name: Novocain.