tetracaine hydrochloride


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tetracaine hydrochloride

(tĕ′trŭ-kān″)
A local anesthetic agent used topically and by infiltration.

tetracaine hydrochloride

A local anaesthetic drug. The preferred term for AMETHOCAINE. The drug is on the WHO official list.

tetracaine hydrochloride (amethocaine hydrochloride) 

A topical corneal anaesthetic, commonly used in 0.25-1% solution. It may be used to carry out tonometry, to remove a foreign body, etc.
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[10.sup.4]k' % MeOH (v/v) D ([s.sup.-1]) 0 76.73 7.95 5 74.50 8.42 10 72.37 9.75 20 67.48 11.4 30 62.71 12.7 40 58.06 15.9 Table 3: Effect of varying temperature on the reaction rate and activation parameters for the oxidation of tetracaine hydrochloride in acid medium at [[CAB].sub.o] = 2.0 x [10.sup.-3] mol [dm.sup.-3]; [[substrate].sub.o] = 2.0 x [10.sup.-2] mol [dm.sup.-3]; and [HCl[O.sub.4]] = 0.2 mol [dm.sup.-3].
The gel formulation of LET contains 10 mL of injectable lidocaine 20%, 5 mL of racemic epinephrine, 12.5 mL of tetracaine hydrochloride 2%, 31.5 mg of sodium metabisulfite, and methylcellulose gel 5% added in sufficient quantity to bring the total volume to 50 mL.
Cetacaine's triple-active formula (benzocaine 14.0%, butamben 2.0%, tetracaine hydrochloride 2.0%) is ideal for scaling and root planing, providing patients with effective, noninjectable, cost-effective anesthesia.