topical anesthetic

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Noun1.topical anesthetic - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the bodytopical anesthetic - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
anaesthetic, anaesthetic agent, anesthetic, anesthetic agent - a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
anesthyl - a mixture of methyl and ethyl chloride; sprayed on as a local anesthetic
antipruritic - a substance that relieves or prevents itching
benzocaine, ethyl aminobenzoate - a white crystalline ester used as a local anesthetic
butacaine, butacaine sulfate - a white crystalline ester that is applied to mucous membranes as a local anesthetic
ethyl chloride - a colorless flammable gas used as a local surface anesthetic
Lidocaine, Xylocaine - a local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes
Ethocaine, procaine - a white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine
tetracaine - a crystalline compound used in the form of a hydrochloride as a local anesthetic
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VANCOUVER -- Pramocaine, a topical anesthetic long used in many OTC anti-itch preparations, turns out to itself be a common cause of contact sensitization, Dr.
The medication, LiDORx[R] is a clear, odorless topical anesthetic gel that delivers controlled pain relief as directed by a physician and provides accurate dosing with a 1 pump = 1 dose (0.
Mydent International has added Topical Anesthetic Gels to its growing line of DEFEND products.
About a decade ago, some urologists started to prescribe EMLA, a prescription topical anesthetic that achieves a eutectic formula, and somewhat better absorption, with the combination of lidocaine and prilocaine," said Dr.
Cetacaine spray is a benzocaine based topical anesthetic which is commonly used in endoscopic procedures.
Several lawyers have come forward to report that they were contacted by the Department of Justice and told their clients are being fed via topical anesthetic or by a rubber tube through their nostril, RT reported.
Topical anesthetic use for treating premature ejaculation: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study.
Ethyl chloride (chloroethane) is a refrigerant used as a topical anesthetic.
People may dislodge stones with cotton-tipped swabs, or, if necessary, a dentist or physician can do so while using a topical anesthetic.
For needle phobics with the tendency to the vasovagal reflex reaction or with hypersensitivity to pain, Emanuelson recommends Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics or EMLA cream (a prescription topical anesthetic cream).
Since its introduction, it has been found to be an effective topical anesthetic agent, with a high degree of efficacy, particularly for venepuncture and venous cannulation.