A 46-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

What is lidocaine tetracaine for?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
Local anesthesia: Lidocaine and tetracaine are local anesthetics; each is a distinct molecule.
Answered on Mar 30, 2015

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience in Anesthesiology
Two different meds: If I understood your question correctly, lidocaine (an amide) is also a local anesthetic, yet chemically it is different from tetracaine (an ester). ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
BLT Cream: You do not need a prescription to buy this product. It’s usually sold in Walgreens, Savons, CVCs.
1
1 thank
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Local numbing: Medication that you place over an area that hurts.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Lidocaine: Usually 1 % or 2 % depend on location.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month