vapocoolant

vapocoolant

(vā″pō-kool′ănt) [″ + coolant]
A volatile liquid that evaporates on contact with the skin, causing a local refrigerant effect and providing local anesthesia for injections, intravenous insertions, and other procedures.
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While numbing creams can take up to 40 minutes to work and may cause face discoloration, the Ouchless [R] Needle delivers a short spray of FDA-compliant blend of vapocoolant onto the skin before the skin is pierced.
Reassurance, masticatory and neck muscle exercises, vapocoolant sprays, local anaesthetic injection of muscle trigger points, low doses of oral amitriptyline, diazepam, occlusal mouth splints and relaxation are all possible treatments.
While numbing creams can take up to 40 minutes to work and may cause face discoloration, the Ouchless(TM) Needle delivers a short spray of FDA-compliant blend of vapocoolant onto the skin before the skin is pierced.
Pain-Ease(R) is a vapocoolant used to control pain associated with pre-injection anesthesia, minor surgical procedures, starting intravenous (IV) lines and venipuncture.
The Gebauer Company manufactures topical vapocoolants used for controlling pain associated with injections, venipuncture, minor surgical procedures, muscle spasms, sprains and strains.
CLEVELAND -- Gebauer Company, a 107-year-old medical device manufacturer and marketer of topical anesthetic vapocoolants, today announced the appointment of Mark Geiger as Vice President, Sales and Marketing.