etidocaine

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etidocaine

 [ĕ-te´do-kān]
1. a local anesthetic of the amide type, used as the hydrochloride salt for percutaneous infiltration anesthesia, peripheral nerve block, and caudal and epidural block.
2. a local anesthetic used as the hydrochloride salt for infiltration anesthesia, peripheral nerve block, retrobulbar block, and epidural block.

etidocaine

/eti·do·caine/ (ĕ-te´do-kān) a local anesthetic used as the hydrochloride salt for infiltration anesthesia, peripheral nerve block, retrobulbar block, and epidural block.

etidocaine

an amide local anesthetic that has fallen out of use because it is more likely to block motor nerves than sensory nerves. See also amide local anesthetic.

etidocaine

local anaesthetic agent (not currently available in the UK); faster onset of action and longer duration of action than lidocaine (i.e. approximately 4 hours, as plain solution); also produces intense motor blockade; normally presented as 1% solution; maximum safe dose is 300 mg in 24 hours, for a 70-kg adult

etidocaine

a local anesthetic of the amide type used for percutaneous infiltration anesthesia, peripheral nerve block, and caudal and epidural block.
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