from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A crystalline compound, C15H24N2O2, related to procaine and used as a local anesthetic.

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  • n. A local anesthetic 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl 4-(butylamino)benzoate used in opthalmology

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  • n. a crystalline compound used in the form of a hydrochloride as a local anesthetic


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  • Pliaglis is a combination of 7 percent lidocaine and 7 percent tetracaine, mixed together in a cream that forms a mask on your skin.

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  • If the hemroids are really painful, a cream or lotion with tetracaine - an anesthetic - or stramonium may be one of the best over the counter home remedies for hemroids. in fact, external hemroids have created a whole hemroids home remedy market place, for a multitude of creams and ointments, most of which you can find at your local pharmacy.

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  • These topical anesthetics contain anesthetic drugs such as lidocaine, tetracaine, benzocaine, and prilocaine in a cream, ointment, or gel.


  • Don’t use it if you’re allergic to lidocaine or tetracaine or are pregnant or nursing, and don’t use it if you use tocainide or mexiletine.

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  • a heated lidocaine and tetracaine patch; sonophoresis with lidocaine cream, 4\%; lidocaine cream alone, 4\%; and use of a eutectic mixture of lidocaine and prilocaine cream.

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