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What does the local anesthetic throat spray involve?

What does the local anesthetic throat spray involve?

Numbing the throat: A topical spray which is generally flavored containing cetacaine, Lidocaine or Benzocaine anesthetics. These chemicals numb the tissues it comes in contact with temporarily. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Anesthetic (Definition)

Anesthetics's are a class of drugs which cause a reversible loss of sensation. The 2 main classes are general and local. General anesthetics cause unconsciousness and total loss of sensation. Local anesthetics cause loss of sensation ...Read more


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Is it safe to spray throat anesthetic into your nose or is there a anesthetic spray for the nose? Thanks.

Is it safe to spray throat anesthetic into your nose or is there a anesthetic spray for the nose? Thanks.

Caution: Most throat anesthetics contain a local anesthetic (la) that is absorbed by the mucous membranes. There are more mucous membranes in the nasal passages, so there can be an increased amount of la absorbed into the blood stream, and so more side effects. I would suggest talking to your local doctor to discuss your needs. ...Read more

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Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Can sore throat phenol oral anesthetic spray be swallowed?

Anestheic oral spray: The anesthetic oral spray is meant to work locally on the area you are spraying it on. It is not meant to be swallowed. In general, you don't to swallow it, as it numbs the voice box area and esophagus and increases your chance of aspiration. Having said that, if you swallow a small amount, it will wear off within a half hour and you can resume eating and drinking. Reaction is a rare possibility. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

What are the side effects of chloraseptic oral anesthetic sore throat spray?

Allergic reactions: Chloraseptic spray is an oral anesthetic and analgesic combination. It works by numbing the painful or irritated areas i would not use it if you are allergic to any ingredient in chloraseptic spray or you have a history of allergic reaction to local anesthetics (eg, benzocaine). If you are pregnant , plan to become pregnant or breast-feeding i would consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Can local anesthetic hurt?

It does.: Local anesthetics set off the nerves they are putting to sleep. There is an initial sensation as the nerve discharges, but then it can't recharge and remains asleep. Injection pain can be reduced with slow injection and buffering the ph of the anesthetic. ...Read more

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What is the most common local anesthetic?

Probably lidocaine: It depends on the setting and reasons for use but lidocaine is often used for a variety of situations. It acts fast, does not last too long. The toxic dose of lidocaine is high as compared to other anesthetics and therefore more of it can be used, everything else being equal. It is not used as often for intrathecal injections as it can cause a severe transient neuropathy. ...Read more

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Is citanest a safe local anesthetic?

Is citanest a safe local anesthetic?

It's an amino: Amide local anesthetic used in dentistry. As an anesthesiologist i don't use it except in a combination with Lidocaine in the form of a cream. The cream is call Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream. Used on the skin to cause numbness or loss of feeling before certain medical procedures. Fairly safe but associated with methemoglobinemia. A disorder in which hemoglobin it's not capable to bind to oxygen. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Local Anesthesia (Definition)

A local anesthetic is a drug that acts to deaden the nerves in the area that ...Read more