A 36-year-old member asked:
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what are the differences between topical lidocaine 1% cream or gel and topical dibucaine 1% ointment?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Different topical: The only difference that dibucaine is a carboxamide and Lidocaine is an acetamide.
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

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