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Dr. Amit Basu
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Procaine (Overview)

Procaine is an ether anesthetic which is a kind of local anesthetic agent.


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Is there any way to reverse the effects of procaine?

Is there any way to reverse the effects of procaine?

Time: Local anesthetics will wear off.....Depending on individual...Adrenaline prolngs the duration and reduces bleeding so it is used by dentists. ...Read more

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Dr. Amit Basu
192 doctors shared insights

Procaine (Overview)

Procaine is an ether anesthetic which is a kind of local anesthetic agent.


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Does any one know why you was prescribed penicillin g procaine?

Does any one know why you was prescribed penicillin g procaine?

STD maybe: The procaine eases the pain and prolongs the action..Used for stds often..... ...Read more

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Why did procaine phase out? I've been told that procaine isn't used as much any more. Why did procaine phase out from market? .

Allergic Reactions: Procaine, or novocain, has fallen into disuse as other more effective and less allergenic local anesthetics have come into use. ...Read more

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Can novocain have side effects afterwards?

Possibly: It depends on what you are asking. The normal side effects are numbness, loss of sensation in the area of injection. Depending on the type and what vasoconstrictor was used there could be other side effects. ...Read more

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Info on procaine plz?

Info on procaine plz?

Local Anesthetic: Some people called it novocain, can be use topical or as an injection to cause numbness of the area to be treated. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reverse the effects of procaine?

Time: Local anesthetics will wear off.....Depending on individual...Adrenaline prolngs the duration and reduces bleeding so it is used by dentists. ...Read more

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Why did procaine phase out? I've been told that procaine isn't used as much any more. Why did procaine phase out from market? .

Allergic Reactions: Procaine, or novocain, has fallen into disuse as other more effective and less allergenic local anesthetics have come into use. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between procaine and novacaine?

Structure: The molecules are similar and do the same thing but their chemical structure is different. ...Read more

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Does procaine bring any effects that may place it as a recreational drug? Please, need some answers?

Does procaine bring any effects that may place it as a recreational drug? Please, need some answers?

Local anesthetic: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Procaine The primary use for procaine is as a topical anaesthetic. Procaine is used less frequently today since more effective (and hypoallergenic) alternatives such as Lidocaine (Xylocaine) exist. It has been discontinued from US markets. If you are asking if a local anesthetic can be blamed for drug test failure, the answer is no. ...Read more

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What are the positive benefits of taking procaine hydrochloride?

What are the positive benefits of taking procaine hydrochloride?

Rarely Used Today: Procaine is the generic name for the old dental local anesthetic novacaine. It had a much higher incidence of true allergic reactions than Lidocaine or xylocaine that is most popular today. Procaine had the advantage of longer action and no need for using Epinephrine (adrenaline) with the occasional side effect of speeding up the pulse. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Novocain (Definition)

Novocain is an ether anesthetic which is a kind ...Read more