amethocaine

amethocaine

Tetracaine, a local anaesthetic drug which is effective when in contact with surfaces as well as when given by injection. It resembles COCAINE in its action and can readily be absorbed in dangerous amounts from mucous membranes. Brand names are Ametop. Minims Tetracaine.
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Local anesthetics such as lidocaine, xylocaine, ropivacaine, bupivacaine, and amethocaine were used in 10-13% of procedures.
In a study conducted by Rogers and Ostrow (30), EMLA cream was compared with a placebo (31), iontophoresis, and amethocaine cream in decreasing venepuncture pain in children.
The cornea and sclera may be desensitized most effectively spraying topical application of 1% solution of Amethocaine (Durham et al., 1992) or 1% Tropicamide (Mc Mullen et al., 2014).
Molodecka J and Stenhouse C (1994) conducted a study wherein the efficacy of topical amethocaine cream was compared to 5% EMLA cream in alleviating pain of venous cannulation.
Ametop gel (4% amethocaine) has been found to reduce pain with 1-year-olds receiving the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination (O'Brien, Taddio, Ipp, Goldbach, & Koren, 2004).
Effect of injected volume and speed of injectio on the spread of spinal anesthesia with isobaric amethocaine. Br J Anaesth.
Comparison of lidocaine-prilocaine cream and amethocaine gel for local analgesia before venepuncture in children.
A lid speculum with scleral indentation after topical anesthesia (amethocaine) was routinely used.
Effect of baricity on spinal anaesthesia with amethocaine. Br J Anaesth 1980; 52: 589-96.
Regional analgesia for intra-abdominal surgery with special reference to amethocaine hydrochloride.
The eye was anaesthetized with 1% amethocaine and lid everted.
The patient should have a topical anaesthetic instilled (such as proxymethacaine, amethocaine or tetracaine) and the subtarsal foreign body should then be removed by everting their upper lid.