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Americaine (benzocaine)® Anesthetic Lubricant (benzocaine)
AMERICAINE Anesthetic Lubricant contains benzocaine 20% with benzethonium chloride 0.1% as a preservative in a water soluble base of polyethylene glycol 300 and 3350.
Benzocaine, a local anesthetic, is chemically ethyl -aminobenzoate, C9H11NO2, with a molecular weight of 165.19. and has the following structual formula:
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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