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AMERICAINE (benzocaine) Anesthetic Lubricant is indicated for general use as a lubricant and topical anesthetic on intratracheal catheters and pharyngeal and nasal airways to obtund the pharyngeal and tracheal reflexes; on nasogastric and endoscopic tubes; urinary catheters; laryngoscopes; proctoscopes; sigmoidoscopes and vaginal specula.
AMERICAINE Anesthetic Lubricant (benzocaine) is available in:
NDC 53014-376-16 28 g tube
NDC 53014-376-62 2.5 g unit dose foil packs, 144 per carton
Store at 15°-25°C (59°-77°F).
Celltech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Rochester, NY 14623 USA
® Ciba-Geigy Corporation, © 2001, Celltech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., R531 Rev. 7/01
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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