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Does anyone know the use of tetracaine?

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Dr. Ryan Keller
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Tetracaine: Tetracaine is used by a few different specialties. Optho-eye drops, anesthesia- spinal anesthesia, dentistry - oral procedures. It is a long acting anesthetic.
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Anesthesiology 36 years experience
Spinal: usually used for spinal anesthesia
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Topical Application: It deadens the nerve endings in the skin.

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