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Doctor insights on: Benzocaine Aminobenzoate And Tetracaine Side Effects

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Where can you get 6% lidocaine 20% benzocaine 4% tetracaine?

Where can you get 6% lidocaine 20% benzocaine 4% tetracaine?

BLT Cream: You do not need a prescription to buy this product. It’s usually sold in Walgreens, Savons, CVCs. ...Read more

Dr. Itzhak Kronzon
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Benzocaine (Definition)

Benzocaine is an ear drop which is a kind of ...Read more


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Can someone get addicted to benzocaine?

No: A person may continue to use Benzocaine not because (s)he is addicted to it but because (s)he wants continued relief from pain. The drug itself is not addictive. ...Read more

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Is it possible to become odd or addicted to benzocaine?

Is it possible to become odd or addicted to benzocaine?

Not likely: Benzocaine is an anesthetic. So is cocaine. I don't think Benzocaine creates euphoria, do it is not likely to be addicting. But then again, i never thought that over the counter cough syrup could be addicting either, but people get addicted to dextromethorphan in otc cough syrup. Go figure. ...Read more

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Can you get a reaction to the tetracaine?

Can you get a reaction to the tetracaine?

Possibly: Tetracaine falls into the "ester" class of local anesthetics, and, unlike the "amide" class of such, may cause an allergic reaction, albeit very rare. It is long acting, meaning numbness and inability to move affected area may be quite prolonged(several hours). If given improperly into a vein, it can cause cardiac arrest and/or seizures but this is also rare, if administered properly. ...Read more

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Can someone become addicted to benzocaine?

Not likely: Benzocaine is an anesthetic. So is cocaine. I don't think Benzocaine creates euphoria, do it is not likely to be addicting. But then again, i never thought that over the counter cough syrup could be addicting either, but people get addicted to dextromethorphan in otc cough syrup. Go figure. ...Read more

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What is benzocaine otic solution used for?

What is benzocaine otic solution used for?

Ear pain: Used to reduce pain from otitis media (middle ear infection). Used in combination with Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Also may be used in combination with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long should tetracaine dilate pupil?

How long should tetracaine dilate pupil?

It should not dilate: Tetracaine is an anesthetic for the eye and does not dilate the pupil. Dilated pupils generally last 4 hours when pharmacologically dilated. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Pontocaine (Definition)

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Dr. Charles Haberkern
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Tetracaine (Definition)

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