Info on procaine plz?

Local Anesthetic. Some people called it novocain, (procaine) can be use topical or as an injection to cause numbness of the area to be treated.
Novocaine. Procaine (novocaine) is an outdated medication. Many people still are under the impression that novocaine is being used. The reality is that most dentists use lidocaine. Procaine can cause allergic reactions. Allergic reactions to procaine are from its metabolite paba. This is the reason why Lidocaine is used now, because it is safer. There are other options as well, like carbocaine&bupivicaine.