BENZOCAINE, BUTAMBEN, AND TETRACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Cetacaine Anesthetic) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

BENZOCAINE, BUTAMBEN, AND TETRACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE

What is the Trade Name for BENZOCAINE, BUTAMBEN, AND TETRACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE

Cetacaine Anesthetic

What is the Indication for BENZOCAINE, BUTAMBEN, AND TETRACAINE HYDROCHLORIDE

  • Indications Cetacaine is a topical anesthetic indicated for the production of anesthesia of all accessible mucous membrane except the eyes. Cetacaine Spray is indicated for use to control pain or gagging. Cetacaine in all forms is indicated to control pain and for use for surgical or endoscopic or other procedures in the ear, nose, mouth, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and esophagus. It may also be used for vaginal or rectal procedures when feasible.

 

 

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