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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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compared the effect of articaine and prilocaine (Citanest forte).
For those patients circumcised in the circumcision room, a penile block and local infiltration anesthesia (penile ring block, penile dorsal nerve block) were used with Bupivacaine HCl (Marcaine 0.5%; AstraZeneca, Istanbul, Turkey) and prilocaine HCl (Citanest 2%; AstraZeneca, Istanbul, Turkey).
UK-based drugmaker AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) has entered into an agreement with Mauritius-based Aspen Group's Aspen Global Inc business under which AGI will now acquire the residual rights to the established anaesthetic medicines comprising of Diprivan, EMLA,Xylocaine/Xylocard/Xyloproct, Marcaine, Naropin, Carbocaine and Citanest, the company said.
The temporary restoration was removed under local anaesthesia (Citanest; AstraZeneca, London, UK) and rubber dam isolation.
Lack of differential effect by Ultracaine (articaine) and Citanest (prilocaine) in infiltration anaesthesia.
Sixteen-gauge intravenous and intra-arterial (radial artery) catheterizations were performed, following a 1 mg subcutaneous prilocaine (Citanest, Zentiva Saglik Uranleri San.
For pregnant patients for whom ocular surgery is unavoidable, the safest anesthetics may be lidocaine and citanest, which are category B drugs.