prilocaine


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pril·o·caine

 (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.

[Alteration of pr(op)yl + (amin)o + -caine.]
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Two family practitioners trained to use the T1 device reported their performance of EA in an office environment on 89 women using only preprocedural rectal diclofenac, intracervical local anesthesia with 4% prilocaine, and postprocedural oral analgesics.
We encountered spinal myoclonus in a patient who received intradural anaesthesia with prilocaine.
Researchers have shown that the new spray PSD502, consisting of an aerosol formulation of lidocaine and prilocaine, is effective and easy to use.
The four main types of anesthesia/analgesia that are used with newborn circumcision include: concentrated oral sucrose, topical anesthetic (EMLA[R] - 2% lidocaine/2% prilocaine, or ELA-Max - 4% lidocaine), ring block, and dorsal penile nerve block (DPNB).
In a recent study, he and associates found that over-the-counter ELA-Max 4% liposomal lidocaine may be just as effective as EMLA, without risking toxicity associated with topical prilocaine in the EMLA mixture (Pediatrics 109 [6]:1093-99, 2002).
In a recent study, he and associates at Children's Hospital San Diego found that over-the-counter ELA-Max 4% liposomal lidocaine may be just as effective as EMLA, without risking toxicity associated with topical prilocaine in the EMLA mixture (Pediatrics 109 [6]:1093-99, 2002).
One of its components, prilocaine, is metabolized in the liver to o-toluidine, which can cause methemoglobinemia.
Main disadvantage of this method is that it should be applied at least 30-90 minutes before the procedure to achieve topical anesthesia and side effects related prilocaine can be seen.
Local anaesthetic agents commonly used for surgical wound infiltration include lidocaine, prilocaine, bupivacaine, ropivacaine and levobupivacaine.
Contact sensitivity to the amide anesthetics lidocaine, prilocaine, and mepivacaine: case report and review of the literature.
Local anaesthetic solutions such as lidocaine (Xylocaine) and prilocaine (Citanest) mixed with epinephrine are safe for procedures when dosed appropriately.