LOCAL ANAESTHETICS

 

1. INJECTABLE ANAESTHETIC

a. Low potency, short duration

Procaine

Chloroprocaine

b. Intermediate potency and duration

Lidocaine (Lignocaine)

Prilocaine

c. High potency, long duration

Tetracaine (Amethocaine)

Bupivacaine

Ropivacaine

Dibucaine (Cinchocaine)

2. SURFACE ANAESTHETIC

a. Soluble

Cocaine

Lidocaine

Tetracaine

Benoxinate

b. Insoluble

Benzocaine

Butylaminobenzoate (Butamben)

Oxethazaine

 

 

LOCAL ANAESTHETICS
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