oxybuprocaine

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oxybuprocaine

Benoxinate, a local anaesthetic drug used as eyedrops to effect rapid anaesthetization of the cornea for pressure measurement in glaucoma (tonometry), foreign body removal and other purposes. A brand name is Minims benoxinate.
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Before the IVCM examination, one drop of Novesine 0.4% (oxybuprocaine 0.4%) was instilled into the lower conjunctival fornix.
After the first medication with atropine, diazepam, and local anaesthetic (Novesine) of the pharynx-larynx-trachea, the subjects were administered five or six loading doses of 30 cc saline solution, heated to 37[degrees]C, through the working channel of the fibrobronchoscope; the saline solution was injected into the bronchus of the middle lobe after "wedging" the bronchus or one of its branches (B4 or B5).