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procaine/pro·caine/ (pro´kān) a local anesthetic; the hydrochloride salt is used for infiltration and spinal anesthesia and peripheral nerve block.
A white crystalline powder, C13H20N2O2, used chiefly in its hydrochloride form as a local anesthetic in medicine and dentistry.
procaineNovocain® Ambulatory surgery An ester class local anesthetic of 15–45 min duration, which doubles with coadministration of epinephrine
procaineA local anaesthetic drug now largely replaced by others that are more quickly effective or of more persistent action.
a local anesthetic; the hydrochloride salt is used in solution for infiltration, nerve block and spinal anesthesia.
see penicillin G.