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Procaine (Novocaine) Summary

Description: A local anesthetic of the ester type that has a slow onset and a short duration of action. It is mainly used for infiltration anesthesia, peripheral nerve block, and spinal block. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1016).

Also Known As: Novocaine; Novocain; Abbott Brand of Procaine Hydrochloride; Anuject; Aventis Brand of Procaine Hydrochloride Show All >>

Networked: 1427 relevant articles (35 outcomes, 63 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Procaine is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 8 outcomes 8 studies in 88 results
  2. Ischemia : 3 outcomes 1 study in 8 results
  3. Pancreatitis : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 27 results
  4. Contracture : 2 outcomes in 48 results
  5. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma) : 2 outcomes in 29 results
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Drugs Related to Procaine

  1. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
  2. Triamcinolone Acetonide (Azmacort)
  3. Alprostadil (Muse)
  4. Penicillins (Penicillin)
  5. Caffeine (No Doz)
  6. Calcium
  7. Acetylcholine (Acetylcholine Chloride)
  8. Magnesium
  9. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
  10. Anesthetics (Anesthetic Agents)
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Therapies Related to Procaine

  1. Epidural Injections
  2. Induced Heart Arrest (Cardioplegia)
  3. Conduction Anesthesia (Regional Anesthesia)
  4. Phonophoresis
  5. Reflexotherapy
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