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A 44-year-old member asked:

What is an antagonist of novocain (procaine)?

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Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Anesthesiology 37 years experience
None: there is no reversal agent for this drug, it just has to "wear off" on its own
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Phentolamine: may be used to reverse the effects of the local anesthetic in patients who have received local for dental treatment.

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