A 38-year-old member asked:
how can novocain (procaine) works on axon membrane?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher answered
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Local Anesthetics: Novocaine is the trade name for procaine. Procaine is an ester. It blocks sodium channels thus preventing propagation along the axons.
Answered on Jun 17, 2013
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