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whats the difference benzathine and procaine

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Structure: The molecules are similar and do the same thing but their chemical structure is different.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
With Lidocaine..: .... You're not asleep, you're just numb. With a general anesthetic, you're asleep.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
1 1/2 - 2 hours: Length of anesthesia can vary depending on a variety of factors.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Time is the antidote: Most of the time dental anesthetics wear off with time. Depending on the type, concentration and amount of Epinephrine in the anesthetic will give yo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
1 1/2 - 2 hours: Length of anesthesia can vary depending on a variety of factors.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Not much: Length of anesthesia can vary depending on a variety of factors usually 1-2 hours. May be prolonged if used with other meds. Dr l.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sawyer
36 years experience Dentistry
2-3 hours: Most of the time it takes 2-3 hours for novacaine to wear off. Sometimes it can seem a bit longer. There are some brands that last twice as long.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Not much: Length of anesthesia can vary depending on a variety of factors usually 1-2 hours. May be prolonged if used with other meds. Dr l.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Why?: With modern topical anesthetics used in today's modern dental practice, getting anesthetics is a breeze and virtually painless process. Relax and i th ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
2 hours: Novocaine is the brand name of an anesthetic that is no longer used. Most likely the anesthetic you were given was lidocaine. Lidocaine is the most co ... Read More
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