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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Not much: It is a local anesthetic

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Novocaine: Novocaine, generic name is procaine is hardly ever used at all these days as a local anesthetic for a variety of reasons. There are safer, more effec ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
1 hour: Novocaine has a rapid onset of action and usually lasts 1 - 1.5 hours.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Dental?: If you mean a dental visit. You could have an oral surgeon use a general anesthetic and put you to sleep for the procedure.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Chemically: Lidocaine is an amide type of anesthetic while procaine (novocain) is an ester.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes: It will work for everybody, it works on nerves, everybody has the same type nerves, there are very rare exceptions tough.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Generally, yes: Practically any drug can cause allergic reaction. Having said that, the true allergy, defined as a reaction mediated by antibodies etc., is more commo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Fischer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Local Anesthetics: Both Lidocaine (xylocaine) and novocaine(procaine) are local anesthetics that anesthetize, or numb. Lidocaine is an amide and novocaine an ester loca ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
You can: be allergic to Novocain, (procaine) it is an ester, buy very unlikely to lidocaine, it is an amide.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
57 years experience Psychiatry
Not the same: Novacaine is not Cocaine and an allergy to one does not cross over to an allergy of the other.

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