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Cetacaine Topical Anesthetic
(benzocaine, aminobenzoate and tetracaine)
Butyl Aminobenzoate 2.0%
Tetracaine Hydrochloride 2.0%
Benzalkonium Chloride 0.5%
Cetyl Dimethyl Ethyl Ammonium Bromide 0.005%
In bland, water-soluble base.
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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