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A white crystalline powder, C13H20N2O2, used chiefly in its hydrochloride form as a local anesthetic in medicine and dentistry.

[pro- + (co)caine (because it is the precursor of cocaine).]
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(ˈprəʊkeɪn; prəʊˈkeɪn)
(Pharmacology) a colourless or white crystalline water-soluble substance used, as the hydrochloride, as a local anaesthetic; 2-diethylaminoethyl-4-amino benzoate. Formula: NH2C6H4COOC2H4N(C2H5)2. See also Novocaine
[C20: from pro-1 + (co)caine]
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(proʊˈkeɪn, ˈproʊ keɪn)

a compound, C13H20N2O2, used chiefly as a local and spinal anesthetic.
[1915–20; pro-2 + (co) caine]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.procaine - a white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine
local anaesthetic, local anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, local - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
Novocain, novocaine, procaine hydrochloride - procaine administered as a hydrochloride (trade name Novocain)
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n procaína, novocaína
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Isoproterenol (Injection 1mg/ml), Labetalol (Injection 5mg/ml), Meglumine Antimoniate (Injection 30%), Mercaptopurine (Tablets 50mg), Miltefosine Solid (Oral Dosage Form 10mg and 50mg), Phenoxymethylpenicillin (Powder for Oral Liquid 250mg/5ml), Procaine Penicillin (Injection 1MIU and 3MIU).
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Summary: Two organic-inorganic nanomaterials derived from Co(II)-tetra(3-hydroxyphenyl)porphyrin (Co-3OHPP) and noble metal nanoparticles, namely: Co-porphyrin-nanoAu (Co-3OHPP/nAu) and Co-porphyrin-nanoAg (Co-3OHPP/nAg) were obtained and tested for their capacity to detect procaine. Both hybrids present changes in UV-vis spectroscopy after interaction with procaine, in the same range of procaine concentration.
Procaine penicillin G at 50,000 U/ kg per dose intramuscularly in one dose each day.
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IM procaine penicillin G 600,000 units 12 hourly started.
wt., I/V, q 24h X 2 days; fortified Procaine penicillin @22000 IU/kg b.
Benzocaine (BC) and procaine (PC) (Figure 1) are widely used local anesthetics.
It doesn't work when the nervous system is damaged or its action has been blocked by specific drugs such as procaine in the local area, or naloxone, an opioid blocker, in the CNS.
This solution contained 70,000IU of procaine benzylpenicillin, 70mg of dihydrostreptomycin sulfate, 1.2mg of piroxicam and 3.46mg of procaine hydrochloride per kg of body weight, in a single dose.
(3,4) Commonly used topical medications that are known to cause contact dermatitis include: Local anesthetics (benzocaine, procaine, tetracaine), antibiotic ointments (Neomycin and Bacitracin), and even components found in topical corticosteroids.