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  1. The drug tetracaine.

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Google previewPercutaneous Local Anaesthesia (1993)

by David Woolfson, Dermot McCafferty

Amethocaine is a long-acting, potent local anaesthetic. Its comparatively slow onset time when administered by injection is not relevant to the percutaneous route. The drug is poorly soluble in water, but solubility increases ...

Google previewPharmacology for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (2014)

by T. E. Peck, S. A. Hill

Amethocaine is an ester-linked local anaesthetic, which may cause mild, local histamine release producing local ...

Google previewPrimary FRCA: 450 MTFs and SBAs (2014)

by El-Boghdadly, Imran Ahmad, Bailey

A True B True C False D False E True Amethocaine is an ester local anaesthetic agent that is metabolised predominantly in the plasma by esterases producing the metabolite para-aminobenzoic acid PABA, and is excreted in the kidneys (A).

Google previewNocton & Gedeit's On Call Paediatrics (2011)

by Gary J. Browne, Nicholas Cheng, Mary McCaskill

Amethocaine is a similar topical anaesthetic that is slightly more rapid in action ( 20 to 30 minutes) but it has agreater chanceofproducing a cutaneous reaction ( inflammation), necessitatingitsremoval beforeit has taken effect. Bothare applied to ...

Google previewUnderstanding Anesthetic Equipment & Procedures: A Practical Approach (2014)

by Dwarkadas K Baheti, Vandana Laheri

Amethocaine is an ester local anesthetic that is more lipophilic than either lignocaine or prilocaine, facilitating its passage across the stratum corneum.

Google previewBritish Surgical Practice (2013)

Abdominal Emergencies to Autonomic Nervous System by Ernest Rock Carling, J. Paterson Ross

Amethocaine is a more recent product of the cocaine group of drugs, and has an action ” which lasts about one and a half times longer than that of procaine hydrochloride (Novocain) (Maxson, 1938a). Mupercaine (Percaine) ...

Google previewPain Management (2008)

From Basics to Clinical Practice by John Hughes

Amethocaine is a topical amide local anaesthetic agent. It is a white semi-transparent gel. It should be applied directly to the skin (without rubbing) for its anaesthetic action. It MUST be covered to be ...

Google previewOxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry (2009)

by Laura Mitchell, David A. Mitchell, Lorna McCaul

Amethocaine is a topical analgesic for use ...

Google previewPain Management in Interventional Radiology (2008)

by Charles E. Ray, Jr.

Amethocaine is a 4% tetracaine gel, in use in Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, although it is not currently FDA approved. Its efficacy may be superior to EMLA in alleviation of pain associated with venipunctures (30). This could be ...

Google previewVeterinary Anaesthesia (2013)

by Kathy W. Clarke, Cynthia M. Trim

Amethocaine is an ester-linked local anaesthetic which is particularly usefiil for desensitizing mucous membranes. It can be instilled into the conjunctival sac instead of proxymetacaine (proparacaine) and it can also be applied to ...

Google previewTextbook Of Pharmacology (2008)

by Seth

Preparation: Chloroprocain Amethocaine (Tetracaine) Amethocaine is a long- acting and potent local anaesthetic. It is effective when applied topically and tetracaine is rarely used in peripheral nerve blocks because of its slow onset and ...

Google previewKey Topics in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2005)

by Tor Wo Chiu, Andrew Burd

Amethocaine is a potentially toxic ester that is generally only used topically in ophthalmic drops and as Ametop for cannulation sites in children. It has some advantages over EMLA—it is cheaper, quicker acting (30min) and longer lasting, ...

Google previewBasic Sciences for Ophthalmology (2013)

by Louise Bye, Neil Modi, Miles Stanford

Tetracaine/amethocaine is a potent anaesthetic that ...

Google previewDictionary of Contact Allergens (2007)

by Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin, Christophe J. Coz

Amethocaine Pantocaine,Tetracaine CAS Registry Number [136–47–0] Amethocaine is a local anesthetic used in dental surgery. It was reported as an agent of contact dermatitis in dentists or dental nurses, ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2009)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Amethocaine. An effective local anaesthetic for topical (surface) application. Used inophthalmology and in skin preparations, it may sensitise the skin. (see ANAESTHESIA.) Ametropia.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

amethocaine. n. see TETRACAINE. ametropia. n. any abnormality of *refraction of the eye, resulting in blurring of the image formed on the retina. See ASTIGMATISM, HYPERMETROPIA, MYOPIA. Compare EMMETROPIA. amfebutamone.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

(amethocaine). gel. n. The trade name for a topical analgesic with 4% tetracaine (amethocaine) as the active ingredient. It is used on the skin prior to venepuncture or venous cannulation, especially in children and anxious patients.

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin, Oxford University Press

tetracaine (amethocaine) n. a potent local anaesthetic applied as ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

Ametop" = amethocaine. amezinium metilsulfate [[NN] is a SYMPATHOMIMETIC and hypertensive formerly used in the treatment of hypotensive states. amfebutamone = bupropion. amfenac (BAN, 1NN] (amfenac sodium (JAN, USAN ]; AHR ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

amethocaine hydrochloride, a local anaesthetic used in the form of eyedrops. ametropia /amމitrǀމpƝāۑ/ [Gk, ametros, irregular, opsis, sight], a condition characterised by an optical defect involving an error of ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Manufacturing Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (2013)

by William Andrew Publishing

ethyl ester monohydrochloride Common Name: Tetracaine hydrochloride; Amethocaine hydrochloride; Dicaine Chemical Abstracts ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

amethocaine hydrochloride ( pharmacology) A local anaesthetic drug administered by topical application, to treat localised pain and irritation and in ophthalmic treatments. amide (chemistry) Member of ...

Google previewBlack's Student Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Amethocaine An effective local anaesthetic for topical (surface) application. Used in ophthalmology and in skin preparations, it may sensitise the skin. (See ANAESTHESIA.) ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

by Jean Mooney

and some intestinal disorders tetra four tetracaine (amethocaine ) as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Novocaine; Planocaine; Scurocaine; Sevicaine; Sycaine; Syncaine; Topocaine Esters Tetracaine: Amethocaine hydrochloride: 2dimethylaminoethyl 4-n- butylaminobenzoate hydrochloride; 4-(Butylamino)benzoic acid 2(dimethylamino )ethyl ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

Tetracycline (Tc; amethocaine) 2351 whereas type II PRMTs monomethylate and symmetrically dimethylate arginines. Such posttranslational modifications alter cellular localization, including nuclear export of methylated EWS.

Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

amethocaine (ae'meBaokem), n. Pharm. [f. ametho- (perh. f. Gr. due'G- vo'ros not drunken (see AMETHYST n.) + -01, or a blend of METHYL n. and ...

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