tetracaine/tetracaine HCl

tetracaine/tetracaine HCl (topical),

n brand name: Pontocaine Cream;
drug class: topical anesthetic (ester group);
action: inhibits nerve impulses from sensory nerves, which produces anesthesia;
uses: local anesthesia of mucous membranes, pruritus, sunburn, sore throat, cold sores, oral pain, rectal pain and irritation, control of gagging.