A 35-year-old member asked:
please help! what is the difference between topical lidocaine 1%cream or gel and topical dibucaine 1% ointment?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Neil Manago answered
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Amides: Both Lidocaine and dibucaine bong to the same family of local anesthetics and both can be effective as a topical anesthetic but only Lidocaine can be given by intranous route as dibuvacaine is is most potent and toxic of the local anesthetics.
Answered on Jun 26, 2014
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