prilocaine

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prilocaine

 [pril´o-kān]
a local anesthetic, used parenterally as the hydrochloride salt or topically, together with lidocaine, as the base.

prilocaine

(prĭl′ō-kān′)
n.
A local anesthetic, C13H20N2O, used parenterally in its hydrochloride form for nerve blocks and in combination with lidocaine for topical use.

prilocaine

A local anaesthetic drug normally given by injection. A brand name is Citanest. The drug can also be applied in a cream for surface anaesthesia under the brand name EMLA.
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The electric current made the prilocaine hydrochloride enter the body more effectively; the permeation of the anesthetic through the mouth lining increased 12-fold.
The soft tissue was anesthetized using 2 ml of 1% prilocaine hydrochloride. Then, a 22-gauge, 3.5-inch spinal needle was inserted into SIJ space under fluoroscopy control.
The electric current made the prilocaine hydrochloride enter the body more effectively; the permeation of the anesthetic through the mouth lining increased 12-fold.The researchers say the technology has applications not only in dentistry anesthesia, but also in other areas such as cancer treatment.