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Whats the difference between procaine and novacaine?
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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Structure
The molecules are similar and do the same thing but their chemical structure is different.

In brief: Structure
The molecules are similar and do the same thing but their chemical structure is different.
Dr. Mary Efremov
Dr. Mary Efremov
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In brief: Generic vs Branded
They are the same.
Procaine is a local anesthetic which was used widely in dentistry under the brand name novacaine. It is not used today in dentistry due to a much higher allergic reaction rate to procaine over Lidocaine (xylocaine).

In brief: Generic vs Branded
They are the same.
Procaine is a local anesthetic which was used widely in dentistry under the brand name novacaine. It is not used today in dentistry due to a much higher allergic reaction rate to procaine over Lidocaine (xylocaine).
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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